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Abbots Bromley Horn Dancers

Three horn dancers stand with a melodeon player in front of St. Nicholas' Church doorway, Abbots Bromley. The horn dance is an annual event which takes place on the first Monday after the first Sunday ...

Abbots Bromley Horn Dancers at Blithfield Hall

The horn dance is an annual event which takes place on the first Monday after the first Sunday after the 4th of September. The tradition is believed to date back to 1226 when it was part of a three day ...

Abbots Bromley Horn Dancers at Blithfield Hall

The horn dance is an annual event which takes place on the first Monday after the first Sunday after the 4th of September . The tradition is believed to date back to 1226 when it was part of a three day ...

Ada Vernon and Helen Garle, Coton, Milwich,

Adams Family, Narrowdale, Alstonefield

Mr and Mrs Adams of Narrowdale, Alstonefield pictured with ten of their eleven children. Back row: Mabel, Minnie, Emily, George. Middle row: Mrs Mary Adams with baby Edith on her knee, Richard Herbert ...

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, ...

Aethelflaeda monument ,31 Aldergate, Tamworth

Henry Mitchell is seen here carving the column of the Aethelflaeda monument, in his workshop at 31 Aldergate, Tamworth. The Aethelflaeda monument, of Aethelflaeda and her nephew Athelstan, was built ...

Aftermath of the pit explosion at West Cannock No. 5 Mine, Hednesford

Miner being comforted following a firedamp explosion in the pit on May 16 1933, which killed 6 men and 2 horses. West Cannock Colliery Company had 5 sites: No.1 plant (pit) was sunk in 1869 and ...

Agnes Ballance, Stone

Agnes Ballance was born 21 February 1891 in Tixall. She worked as a parlour maid at Shugborough as a teenager. By 1911 she was working as a housemaid for John Arthur Tomlinson, brick and tile manufacturer ...

Air Rifle club members at the Globe Inn, Tamworth

Members of the Air Rifle Club are here seen in the covered passage of the Globe Inn. Seated from left to right they are H. Tansey, A. Biddle, C. Pownell (Vice Captain), Councillor I. Godfrey (Mayor 1921-1922), ...

Albert Worthington, Seighford

A studio portrait of Albert Worthington, born Seighford, 1893.

Alderman John Marson, Stafford,

Alderman John Marson was Mayor of Stafford in 1848. John Marson also established Marson's grocery shop in the Ancient High House on Greengate Street in 1826. His son, William Albert, eventually ...

Alderman Thomas Alfred Dunn, Mayor of Stafford,

Note the Stafford Knot which makes up links in the Mayoral Chain. Photograph donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain copyright ownership.

Alexander Scrivener

Alerxander Scrivener (1852-1921) was an architect and partner of R. Scrivener & Sons. Their offices and family home stood on Wellesley Street, Shelton, Stoke on Trent. He was a member of the North Staffordshire ...

Alfred Ernest Haywood, St Mary's Place, Stafford

Alfred Ernest Haywood, Stafford's Chief Fire Officer, pictured with his dog 'Old Don' in the back yard at his home, 6 St. Mary's Place, Stafford, which has since been demolished to make space for the ...

Alfred F. Bird

Lithograph print. A caricature of Alfred Frederick Bird (1849-1922) by 'Spy', with caption 'A Midland Imperialist' . Appeared in 'Vanity Fair' 13th September 1908. He was a Birmingham based businessman, ...

Alfred Harrison outside Seighford Hall

Alfred Harrison on horseback outside Seighford Hall. He was born in 1884, Tettenhall, near Wolverhampton. He is believed to have been a farmer, and served in the Army during the 1st World War, possibly ...