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A Caution! Notice from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Dispute over ideas Printed notice from James Keeling regarding an infringment of patent on his oven for firing pottery. It is well known OUR PATENT It seems that someone has copied his oven design ...

A Charity Sermon - Hymn sheet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This document contains information about A CHARITY SERMON, FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE SUNDAY SCHOOL taking place at the Methodist chapel in Burslem on October 4th 1807. The document outlines the date, ...

A few Observations on the Distressed State of our Manufacturers, and the Cause of that Distress - the Orders in Council. A document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

In the years leading up to 1812, a struggle was underway to preserve livelihoods and industry in the Potteries. One government decision could make all the difference, but would it all come too late? Ruin Years ...

A House of Industry for Burslem and Wolstanton? News of a meeting from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This meeting was held on Tuesday 18 February 1794 to discuss the possibility of building a House of Industry to administer relief to the poor of Burslem and Wolstanton. Parliament will have to agree ...

A List of Persons Receiving Relief from the Parish of Wolstanton - from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Family historians may relish this revealing booklet, which reports on the poverty suffered by the residents of Wolstanton, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, during 1830-1. It was commissioned by a parish committee ...

Abbot's Bromley: The Horn Dancers. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of a book illustration containing a village scene and a group of horn dancers. Horn dancing is an annual tradition, which is believed to have originated in 1226 at the Barthelmy Fair at ...

Accounts Document, 1698. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of a 17th Century document containing the accounts of a Mr. Addams in the Parish of "Stoke Upon Trent." The document is dated October 9th 1698.

Adam Bede's Cottage, Ellastone

Adam Bede's Cottage or House is a Grade II listed building, parts of which date from 1619. During the 19th century it was the home of the Evans family and for much of the 20th century it was used as ...

Adderley Green Schools. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Adderley Green Schools just off Anchor Road, Adderley Green, Nr. Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Admiral Edward Vernon

Edward Vernon (1684-1757) was a naval officer, known as 'Old Grog' after his habit of wearing a grogram coat. He was the fourth son of Henry Vernon (1663-1732) of Hilton, Staffordshire. His chief claim ...

Admiral John Jervis, Earl St. Vincent

John Jervis was born in 1735 at Meaford Hall, just outside Stone. He was First Lord of the Admiralty from 1801 to 1804 and took his title Earl St. Vincent after the battle of Cape St. Vincent in 1797, ...

Aerial view of Bilbrook Manor, Bilbrook

This aerial photograph of Bilbrook Manor was taken from the south (Pendeford, Wolverhampton direction). It displays the extensive plot and gardens which the manor contained. The Twentyman family lived ...

Aerographing China. Photographed by William Blake.

Factory interior with a pottery worker aerographing china. Taken at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Aerographing Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of a pottery worker aerographing a bowl. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder ...

Aerographing Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of a pottery worker aerographing a bowl. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder ...

Agreement on the price of straw - from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

While pottery manufacturers could agree on a standard list of prices for their wares, the cost of packaging was less predictable. In this agreement, local manufacturers complain of the "loss and detriment" ...

Albert Terrace, Wolstanton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Albert Terrace, Wolstanton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Albert Terrace, Wolstanton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Albert Terrace, Wolstanton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The scene includes a child holding a basket. A horse and cart can be seen in the background.