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Hommers and Sons Dutch Bulbs, Codsall

Henk Hommers Jr, Henk Hommers Snr and Sjoerd Hommers pictured at H.S. Hommers and Sons Dutch Bulbs, with crates full of tulip bulbs. Henk Snr's father Hendrick Hommers started growing bulbs in Beverwijk, ...

Dorothy 'Duckie' Dodd as Lady Godiva, Stafford

Dorothy Irene Dodd, known locally as 'Duckie' Dodd, poses as Lady Godiva as part of the Stafford Infirmary Pageant of 1930. 'Duckie' was well known for her impressive costumes at the annual Stafford ...

Dutch Football Team, Wrottesley Park

A football team of Dutch Servicemen. Crouching down behind the three seated men is H.S. Hommers. During the Second World War troops from the Princess Wilhemina and Princess Irene Brigades were stationed ...

Miss Dorman’s and Miss Lotus, Stafford

Blowing the trumpet is Anne Kingshot who was chosen as “Miss Dorman’s” at a dance organised by the British Legion’s Pageant Committee at the Borough Hall. Also in the picture are Band Leader Ken Rattenbury, ...

Stafford Pageant Carnival Queen, Borough Hall, Stafford

Pictured at the selection of the Stafford Pageant Queen are (from left to right): Coral Grainger (Miss English Electric), Sheila Greatorex (Miss Stafford), Ellen Pedley (Miss Haughton), Hazel Brown (Miss ...

Shooting Butts School, Rugeley

A celebration meal in the canteen at Shooting Butts. Shooting Butts Camp School, Penkridge Bank Road, Rugeley was opened in May1940 for evacuee boys from Birmingham. There was also a similar Camp School ...

St. Paul's Church, Beech, near Stone

Built as a Mission Church around 1906-7, St. Paul's Church stood on the Newcastle Road at Beech. It was demolished in the early 1960s, although the graveyard remains. A postcard view published by ...

St Bertelin's Football Club, Stafford

Photograph of the St Bertelin's Football Club boys' team from the 1912-1913 season.

Marriage of John Foden and Julia Oakley, Penkridge

This formal group portrait shows wedding party at the Fox and George, Penkridge after the marriage of Julia Oakley to John Foden. The man seated towards the right hand side of the front row is Edwin "Teddy" ...

Mr Dasgupta, Stafford Fire Brigade

This formal portrait shows Mr S.L. Das Gupta, a member of Stafford's Fire Brigade wearing formal uniform. Mr Das Gupta served under Captain Alfred Ernest Haywood in the early 1930s and was known as 'Gupta' ...

National Foot Health Week, Stafford

This picture appeared in the Staffordshire Newsletter as part of ‘National Foot Health Week’ which was during 16 to 21 June 1952. Please contact us if you recognise anyone in the photograph. The feature ...

Haywood Family Grave, Stafford

The grave of the Haywood family in Eccleshall Road Cemetery, Stafford. Buried here is Captain Alfred Ernest Haywood, formerly Chief Fire Officer of the Stafford Fire Brigade, who died in 1958 at the age ...

Demolition of Magistrates' Court, Stafford

Looking east along South Walls in Stafford towards the former Magistrates' Court building. On the left is a glimpse of Staffordshire Place and in the background there is the BT Telephone Exchange. Construction ...

Young woman at The Red Lion, Sutton, near Forton

A young woman with a dog standing outside the front door of the Red Lion Inn at Sutton, near Forton. The licensee at the time was Richard E Parker. Photographer: Harry Osbourne of Woodseaves.

The Red Lion, Sutton, near Forton

A pony and cart pictured outside the Red Lion Inn at Sutton, near Forton. The licensee at the time was Richard E Parker. Photographer: Harry Osbourne of Woodseaves.

Stafford Fire Brigade

Stafford Fire Brigade pictured with the Mitchell Challenge Shield at Warwick Castle. They came first of eighteen entrants at the National Fire Brigades' Union Autumn Meeting at Warwick, winning the Midlands ...

Thomas Edwin Haywood, Stafford Fire Brigade

Thomas Edwin Haywood (1886-1958) was a member of the Stafford Fire Brigade, as was his elder brother Ernest, who drove the fire engine, and his father Alfred, who was Chief Fire Officer. He is pictured ...

Kate Oakley, Penkridge

Kate was the eldest daughter of Edwin Oakley, the Penkridge Postman and a well known local character, and Eliza née Fisher. She was born in 1880 and in 1903, she married Alfred Ernest Haywood, who ...