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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 ...

Bert Gittins and horse, Clive Farm, Pattingham

Bert lived at Moor Lane council houses and worked for the Williamsons at Clive Farm.

Bi-centenary Souvenir, John Jervis, Earl St. Vincent, Stone,

Souvenir card celebrating the bi-centenary of the birth of Admiral John Jervis. John Jervis was born in 1735 at Meaford Hall, just outside Stone. He was First Lord of the Admiralty from 1801 to 1804 ...

Bill Perry, boxer, Eccleshall

William Albert 'Bill' Perry was a master butcher and a leading amateur boxer in the area. His father, James Perry, was a butcher at 47 New Street, Stafford when Bill was born on 7 January 1908. In 1927, ...

Bob Kemsley, blacksmith at Bagnall’s, Stafford

Pictured is Bob Kemsley who was photographed by the Staffordshire Newsletter for an article published on Saturday 23 August 1952, on retaining the skills of industrial veterans, many of whom were over ...

Burntwood Hospital Photograph

St Matthew’s Hospital, Burntwood case note extract for Alice Florendine charwoman: ‘has illegitimate child of 14 also one dead’…’practically nothing in the house’… ‘hopes she shant always be punished’. ...

Burntwood Hospital Photograph

St Matthew’s Hospital, Burntwood case note extract for Annie Podmore, servant, 26: ‘has weak intellect’ …’ has lived in Tamworth workhouse practically all her life’. Annie was discharged after 3 years ...

Burntwood Hospital Photograph

St Matthew’s Hospital, Burntwood case note extract for Frances Jones: housewife, 52 ‘had 14 children, 6 died, most in infancy’…. ‘says she is in misery’…. Frances was a long-term patient and lived ...

Caldon Canal, Froghall

The Caldon Canal with Thomas Bolton & Sons Ltd. Copper Works to the right. In the foreground is the narrowboat 'Beatrice' alongside a moored boat 'Ethel'. Both boats were registered to a Froghall owner....

Captain Alfred Ernest Haywood, Stafford

Captain Alfred Ernest Haywood (1876-1958) was chief officer of Stafford Fire Brigade between 1920 and 1941. He also managed three Stafford public houses: the New Inn at 27 Broad Eye, 1902-1919; the Maid's ...

Captain Alfred Ernest Haywood, Stafford Fire Brigade

Alfred Ernest Haywood (1876-1958) was born in Newcastle under Lyme, one of 14 children brought up by Alfred and Annie Haywood. The family settled in Thornton's Buildings in Cherry Street, Stafford. Alfred ...

Captain The Hon George Augustus Anson

A portrait of Captain, later Lieutenant Colonel George Augustus Anson, C.B.E. (1857-1947), during his term as Chief Constable of Staffordshire, 1888-1929. Born at Shugborough, he was the third son of ...

Captain Walter Norris Congreve

Ogden's British cigarette card, showing Captain Walter Norris Congreve (1862-1927). Walter Norris Congreve was the son of William and Fanny E. Congreve of Castle Church, Stafford. He served in the ...

Car and driver, Fairoak, Croxton

Albert B. Frost of Fairoak, Croxton, near Eccleshall in a 1903 Cadillac.

Carnival entry pictured on the canal at Glascote, Tamworth

This photograph shows the view from near the Bottom Lock House in Glascote, looking along the tow path towards Kettlebrook Railway bridge. Dora Crowshaw is seen here, with herself and bike decorated with ...

Caroline Pulley, Stafford Gaol

From the Stafford Gaol Photograph Albums, 1877-1916, this photograph taken at Stafford Gaol, and shows prisoner 4408, Caroline Pulley. Prisoners were required to show their hands to the camera, but Caroline ...

Cemetery super-intendent, Glascote road cemetery , Tamworth

A photograph of Walter Henry Chaplin, super-intendent of the cemetery on Glascote road.

Charity Event, Stafford

Photograph from the Bertam Sinkinson collection shows an undefined man standing with a large dog hitched to a cart with a Union Jack draped over its body, possibly for the Stafford Infirmary Pageant. ...