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Hamstall Ridware Hall - Porters' Lodges: water colour painting

West north west view from the road, showing the brick, octagonal and dome-roofed porters' lodges flanking the arched entrance to Hamstall Ridware Hall. [Water colour on grey paper.]Anonymous, [A. E. Everitt.]...

Joliffe Almshouses, Leek

Mr Joliffe was the wealthiest man in the area, coming from a family of Lords of the Manor. He had a house built for him in Market Place in 1626, which was known as Leek Hall or Siche Hall. It later became ...

Lady Paulet's Almshouses, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of Lady Paulet's Almshouses, which stood on Bank Square, on the west side of the market place. Built in 1593 with an endowment from Elizabeth, Lady Paulet, a native of Burton, they ...

Laying foundation stone of Almshouses or Wesleyan School, Brereton

Foundation stone laying ceremony in Brereton, either for the Almshouses established by the Revd. Edward Sampson in 1904, or for the opening of the new Wesleyan School, opened in 1905. Rugeley Town Band ...

Leek Town - 'Ash's Almshouses': sepia drawing

'North East View of Ash's Almshouses at Leek, Staffordshire: Anno Dom. 1696.' Each cottage has two windows below and two above (in gable), and the doors are in pairs. 'J. Buckler.'

Lichfield - Hospital for Women: sepia drawing

'This Hospital for fifteen women was founded by Tho[ma]s Milley, D.D. Canon Residentiary of the Cathedral Church of Lichfield, A.D. 1504.' Showing a cottage-like house with a dormer window, a Tudor porch, ...

Lichfield - St. John's Hospital and Chapel: sepia drawing

'Saint John's Hospital, Lichfield,' [on St. John's Street.] Showing the Hospital and Chapel from the road, with the entrance doorway and eight elongated chimneys. Also showing the east end of the chapel ...

Male imbecile ward, Stoke workhouse, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This plan is of the male imbecile ward (so called at the time) built in 1894 at Stoke workhouse on Newcastle Road. Workhouses were originally meant to be places where the poor could work in return for ...

New Road, Penkridge

Looking east along New Road, Penkridge. The gable end on the left hand side belongs to the Almshouses, built in 1866 for retired labourers from the Teddesley estate. On the right can be seen the timber-framed ...

Newcastle-under-Lyme - Almshouses: sepia drawing

'Almshouses at Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire.' Showing a large block of two storeys, L-shaped, with five entrances.'J. Buckler.' In 1688 the Duke of Albemarle bequeathed £6000 for the erection ...

Old Almshouses and Bank House, Newcastle-under-Lyme

In 1688 the Duke of Albermarle bequeathed £6000 for the erection and maintenance of almshouses for twenty poor widows. The houses were eventually built in 1743 and are still in use in this photograph ...

Parish Hospital, Stoke workhouse, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This plan is of the parish hospital at Stoke workhouse. It was built in 1842, in response to the increasing number of ill people who came to the workhouse, and held about 80 patients. Diagrams (clockwise ...

Postcard view of the Poors Trust cottages, Newgate

Newgate is now the Wolverhampton Road.

Rev. Robert Palmer's Almshouse, Broad Street, Stafford

The Rev. Palmer was rector of St. Mary's Church. He endowed two almshouses in Smoakey Lane, now Martin Street, for the poor of Stafford in 1683. By the nineteenth century the buildings had been exchanged ...

Rev. Robert Palmer's Almshouses, Broad Street, Stafford,

The Rev. Palmer was rector of St. Mary's Church. He endowed two almshouses in Smoakey Lane, now Martin Street, for the poor of Stafford in 1683. By the nineteenth century the buildings had been exchanged ...

School block, Stoke workhouse, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This plan is of the new school block at Stoke workhouse which was built between 1866 and 1868. The school accomodated about 250 students and was open until around 1899 when it was decided that the children ...

School block, Stoke workhouse, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This plan is of the school block of Stoke workhouse. The block was constructed in 1842 at the smae time as the hospital. Workhouses began in the 17th and 18th centuries as places where the poor worked ...

Sir Martin Noell's Almshouses and Inhabitants, Stafford,

Sir Martin Noell was a London merchant who was born in Stafford in the seventeenth century. He had these almshouses houses built on Mill Street for the poor of the town. The inhabitants were also given ...