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Laundry Washing Cubicles, Stafford Gaol,

The prison laundry provided employment for female inmates and clean linen for the gaol. These washing cubicles kept the prisoners apart during their work.

Laundry, County Refuge, Stafford,

he County Refuge (later the County Industrial Home) was opened on Sandon Road in 1878. It was built by subscription to provide work for homeless women and was the first of its kind in Staffordshire. By ...

Laundry, County Refuge, Stafford,

The County Refuge (later the County Industrial Home) was opened on Sandon Road in 1878. It was built by subscription to provide work for homeless women and was the first of its kind in Staffordshire. By ...

Laundry, Diocesan Labour Home, Stafford,

The Diocesan Labour Home opened in 1891 on the corner of Austin Friars and Friars Terrace. The site was later occupied by the Police Garage, and in 2003 is a County Council depot. The home kept unemployed ...

Market Square and Conduit Street, Lichfield

Lichfield Market Square, in the days when cars and coaches were allowed to park on the square. In the background is Conduit Street with businesses, from left to right: the Malt Shovel Inn; Halls the Butchers; ...

Nantwich, Cheshire. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken in High Street, Nantwich, Cheshire. This row of buildings is a typical example of the half timbered, black and white Tudor architecture found in the historic market town.

Newcastle Road, Stone

Looking north-west along Newcastle Road to the railway bridge with its Worthington beers advertisement. The bridge was altered in the 1930s, with a box-girder construction replacing the railings seen ...

North Staffordshire Steam Laundry, Basford, Newcastle under Lyme

Interior view of the North Staffordshire Steam Laundry, Newcastle under Lyme. The laundry was opened on 10 June 1876 on a site on Oxford Road, Basford and was operational until at least the 1930s.

North Staffordshire Steam Laundry, Basford, Newcastle under Lyme

Interior view of the North Staffordshire Steam Laundry, Newcastle under Lyme. The laundry was opened on 10 June 1876 on a site on Oxford Road, Basford and was operational until at least the 1930s.

North Staffordshire Steam Laundry, Basford, Newcastle under Lyme

Interior view of the ironing room at the North Staffordshire Steam Laundry, Newcastle under Lyme. The laundry was opened on 10 June 1876 on a site on Oxford Road, Basford and was operational until at ...

North Staffordshire Steam Laundry, Basford, Newcastle under Lyme

Interior view of the North Staffordshire Steam Laundry, Newcastle under Lyme. The laundry was opened on 10 June 1876 on a site on Oxford Road, Basford and was operational until at least the 1930s.

Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Red Lion Square, Newcastle-under-Lyme, with a tram passing behind the small stone building in the centre of this photograph. This was used at one time as the office of the Weights and Measures Inspector, ...

Staff outside Chadsmoor Laundry, Arthur Street, Cannock

During World War II the building was used by the ARP (Air Raid Precautions) volunteers. In later years the old laundry became the carpenters depot of Cannock Chase Distict Council.

Stafford Laundry delivery van

A Stafford Laundry delivery van pictured with a driver outside the laundry buildings. Stafford Laundry was founded in 1899 on North Street (now Stone Road). The laundry closed in 1986 and the buildings ...

Stafford Laundry, circa 1960

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Stafford laundry was established in 1899. In 1952 its manager, Arthur Leese, recorded what went on behind the scenes, for showing at Womens Institutes and other societies. When I first started as a junior ...

Stafford Laundry, Stone Road

Stafford Laundry was founded in 1899 on North Street (now Stone Road). The laundry closed in 1986 and this photograph was taken during demolition later the same year.

The Old Hough Bakery and Laundry, Stafford

This photograph was taken shortly before the building was demolished and later replaced by a retail shopping park.

Tractor and Cottage, Hixon,

This cottage, which stood on Egg Lane, was demolished in 1959 and replaced by a bungalow. The tractor is a Minneapolis Moline MT (note the closely spaced front wheels).