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Peace Celebrations, Brewood

Peace Celebrations, Common Plot, Stone

Crowds attending the Peace Celebrations at the end of the First World War. They are pictured on the earthworks of Motley (or Mudley) Pits on the Common Plot in Stone.

Peace celebrations, Hopton

A horse-drawn float decorated for Peace celebrations at the end of the First World War in 1918 or 1919. Behind can be seen the Mission Room.

Peace celebrations, Pattingham

This photograph was taken outside St. Chad's Church.

Peace celebrations, Pattingham

The celebrations pictured were held outside The Bakehouse.

Peace celebrations, Rugeley

Peace celebrations at the end of the Great War. The procession is seen here travelling along Horse Fair, including soldiers in uniform and a tank. The Globe Hotel can be seen in the background.

Peace Celebrations, Stone,

Peace Day on Granville Square. Peace Day celebrated the end of the First World War and commemorated those who had fought for victory.

Peace celebrations, Wolverhampton

Peace celebrations in Wolverhampton. Contingents of local hospital nurses and Girl Guides standing at the salute as the Peace day procession reaches the Town Hall in North Street. Photographer: Albert ...

Peace Day Celebrations, Market Place, Uttoxeter

Large crowds watch the Peace Day celebrations in the town centre. Among those taking part in the procession were clowns on horseback, seen at the bottom of the picture. The scene was captured from the ...

Peace Day, Victoria Park, Stafford,

Peace Day on Victoria Park, celebrating the end of the First World War and commemorating those who had fought for victory. Entertainment was provided by the Borough Military Band, a water carnival ...

Picture House, Bridge Street, Stafford

The Picture House cinema decorated for the Peace Celebrations at the end of the First World War. The Picture House opened on Bridge Street in February 1914. It closed in 1995 and was converted into a ...

Quarry workers, Rudyard

Quarry workers removing a large stone from Whorrocks Bank quarry in 1887. It was later used as the stone for Rudyard's war memorial, installed for Queen Voctoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897. It commemorates ...

Rene Road Street Party, Bolehall, Tamworth

A Street Party Celebrating V.E. Day 1945 in Rene Road, Bolehall. In the centre is Mayor Milo Turner. The girl on the front (right) is Pauline Ashwood and Roy Ashwood her brother is in the high chair ...

Sandon Road VE Day Party, Stafford

The adults in this photograph are (left to right): Phyllis Hardy, Mrs Smith, Mrs Lamb, Mrs Hewitt, Mrs Dutton, Mrs Beasley (seated holding a little girl), Eileen Yates and Mr Yates. The boys seated to ...

Shaw Place, VE Day. Leek

Residents of Shaw Place, a cul-de-sac off Buxton Road, pictured celebrating Victory in Europe Day in 1945. The houses were built in the 1920s. In the left hand group, standing, are Joyce Harding (2nd ...

Stafford Rangers victory parade, April 1972

Following their 3-0 victory in the 1972 FA Trophy against Barnet FC, the victorious team had a bus top parade through Stafford town centre. Huge numbers of locals had followed the team down to Wembley ...

Stoneband Road Victory party, 1945

Stonefield Square, Stone

Mrs Thorley and her daugther Millicent in front of Mr W. Thorley's greengrocers' shop and Harvey's newsagents' at 8 and 10 Old Road, on Stonefield Square. This photograph was taken on V.J. Day in August ...