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Battle of Britain Parade by RAF Stafford

Pictured during a Battle of Britain Parade are RAF Stafford personnel marching from Greengate Street into the Market Square, Stafford. Taking the Salute on the platform on the right are Squadron Leader ...

Battle of Britain Parade by RAF Stafford

The Mayor of Stafford, Alderman Mrs Ruth Turney (Mayor in 1946, 1947 and 1948) is pictured on the platform taking the salute from RAF Stafford service personnel as they march past in the Market Square, ...

BBC at Lotus Hall, Lotus Ltd, Stone

A seated audience at Lotus Hall, Lotus Ltd., Stone, on the occasion on a visit of the 'Down Your Way' BBC radio programme. ‘Down Your Way’ was a popular BBC radio programme which was aired between ...

Beacon Fire for Queen Victoria' s Diamond Jubilee, The Mount, Burton-on-Trent

This huge beacon of casks and timber on The Mount was one of many such fires lit at 10pm on Tuesday 22 June 1897, as part of the town's celebrations marking 60 years of Queen Victoria's reign. Earlier ...

Beacon Fire on the Bass Recreation Ground, Burton-on-Trent

A huge bonfire built up from layers of timber, with what look like old patterns on the top. The flag on top has been sketched into the picture after it was taken. The occasion is almost certainly the ...

Beating the Bounds, Codsall area

Beating the Bounds was an old Church of England custom, where the clergy, choir and congregation, walked around the boundaries of the parish in order to ensure they were intact. Sticks were often carried ...

Beauty competition, Castle Dell, Tamworth

The Carnival Queens of 1934, from Tamworth and surrounding villages, can be seen here. They are, from left to right, Miss Wood End, Miss Two Gates, Miss Mile Oak, Miss Leys, Miss Hopwas, Miss Weale, Miss ...

Beer Festival, Burton Town Hall, Burton-upon-Trent

A Beer Festival held in Burton Town Hall during the Burton Festival. This Image is from a collection of photographs of Burton upon Trent commissioned and assembled by Burton upon Trent Civic Society ...

Beeston Tor, Leek & Manifold Light Railway

A packed passenger train with two locomotives has halted at Beeston Tor Station on its way north along the Leek and Manifold Light Railway . The line, which opened in 1904, closed in 1934, and the track ...

Beggars' Oak, Bagot's Park, Abbots Bromley

This enormous tree was a popular local attraction. People often chose to visit the tree for a summer outing. Many of the branches needed supports because of their weight and length. When the branches ...

Beige Wedding Jacket, 1920s

This silk jacket was worn by Emily Beech of Black Bank, Silverdale at her wedding in 1927. It demonstrates the flapper style of the ‘Roaring Twenties.’ This was a very boyish fashion trend compared ...

Bent's Brewery carnival float, Stone

Bent's Brewery was established in Newcastle-under-Lyme in the 1790s by William Bent. The business remained in Newcastle until 1936, when manufacture transferred to Liverpool. The company expanded in ...

Bent's Brewery Float, Stone

A Bent's Brewery float pictured at a carnival or pageant in Stone. Bent's Brewery was established in Newcastle-under-Lyme in the 1790s by William Bent. The business remained in Newcastle until 1936, ...

Berkeley T60 at Milwich Village Fete

At the front is a green 1960 Berkeley T60 with the registration number 980 DA, pictured at Milwich Village Fete and owned by John Underhill. Berkeley's only three-wheeler model was introduced in September ...

Berkswich branch, Annual Dinner, British Legion, Stafford

Officials and visitors are pictured at the the annual dinner of the Berkswich branch of the British Legion held at the Swan Hotel in Stafford. Seated left to right: the Deputy Mayor, Alderman L Dobson, ...

Berkswich Church Fete, Milford

This little side-tank engine made frequent trips up and down the line during the Berkswich Church annual fete held on Milford Hall Cricket Club. It was a very hot day (over 80 degrees Fahrenheit) and ...

Best Maintained Village Hall Competition winners, Alstonefield

The Old Institute acted as village hall for Alstonefield from 1921 until the new Hall was opened in 1985. The site of the Institute is now occupied by the car park for the Peak District Housing Association ...

Bestmore Tool Co.'s works outing, Windsor

The workforce of the iron foundry visited Windsor and Marlowe, in the summer of 1955. They are pictured enjoying a pleasure boat on the River Thames.