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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 ...

Abbots Bromley Silver Jubilee Fete

Abbots Bromley Fete was one of several special carnivals in the area to celebrate Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee. This picture shows a fancy dress contest and includes Britannia, Little Devils and Dracula. ...

Abbot's Bromley: The Horn Dancers. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of a book illustration containing a village scene and a group of horn dancers. Horn dancing is an annual tradition, which is believed to have originated in 1226 at the Barthelmy Fair at ...

Advertisement for Evo-Stick Glue, Evode, Stafford

John Bennett pictured here as the 'The Canadian Mountie', was chosen to advertise Evo-Stik as the uniform has the same red and black colour scheme as the Evo-stik packaging. John Bennett Left Evode, ...

Aethelfleda Millenary Pageant Costume, Stafford,

In 1913 a Millenary Pageant was performed in the castle fields to celebrate 1000 years of Stafford's history from its founding in 913 AD by Aethelfleda. This photograph is of Nora Ramscar Wright, ...

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.

Alders Paper Mill float, Railway Goods Yard, Tamworth

The Alders Paper Mill ship float and employees are pictured here, ready for the Tamworth Carnival, in the Railway Goods Yard.

Alstonefield Women's Institute

Alstonefield Women's Institute in fancy dress, standing outside the old Institute. Alstonefield W.I. was formed in 1920 as part of the Staffordshire Federation, but closed in 1935. It was re-established ...

Arrival of the Rose Queen, Uttoxeter Carnival, Uttoxeter

Arthur Inett and daughter Gladys, St. Chad's Church, Pattingham

Arthur lived in Hall End Lane, Pattingham.

Audley Brass Band, Silverdale Carnival

Audley Brass Band preforming at the Siverdale Carnival in 1990.

Avon Players, George Bernard Shaw Festival, Stafford

Pictured is a scene from ‘The Man of Destiny’ produced by the Avon Players. The players left to right are: Donald Bradley, Frank Lloyd (who played Napoleon), Celia Leigh and Stanley Orrillard. Production ...

Baddeley Green May Queen, Stoke-on-Trent

Pictured is Evelyn Ford (later Evelyn Sutton) as Baddeley Green May Queen aged about 15. The photograph probably dates from around 1934 and was almost certainly taken on The Green at Baddeley Green. Photograph ...

Baddeley Green May Queen, Stoke-on-Trent

Pictured is Evelyn Ford (later Evelyn Sutton) as Baddeley Green May Queen aged about 15. The photograph probably dates from around 1934 and was almost certainly taken on The Green at Baddeley Green. Photograph ...

Band, Mayor's Civic Parade, Stone,

The parade is seen here crossing the bridge on Radford Street, towards Oulton Road.

Barlow family at Highcroft, Rough Close

Charles Barlow (left) with two of his children and the coachman. This is one of a set of photographs of the Barlow family of Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. The Barlows were pottery manufacturers ...

Barrel rolling, King Edward Place, Burton-upon-Trent

The World Barrel Rolling Championships held in Burton as part of the Burton Festival. In the background is St. paul's Church. This Image is from a collection of photographs of Burton upon Trent commissioned ...