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Hill Ridware - Ancient Portrait: engraving

'Ancient Portrait from Collection of Charles B. Robinson, Esq.'[Of Admiral Thomas Seymore, Lord Sudley; see SV VIII.64b, for similar portrait.]Anonymous.

Hill Ridware - Portrait of Admiral Thomas Seymore, Lord Sudley: engraving

Portrait of 'Admiral Thomas Seymore, Lord Sudley.'[Ancient Portrait from Collection of Charles B. Robinson, Esq.; see SV VIII.64a, for similar portrait.]Anonymous.

HM Forces Canteen, Eccleshall

This photograph was taken of the official opening of the HM Forces canteen in the High Street , and shows a group of about 40 Royal Navy personnel, mainly Wrens including Captain Percival, who were from ...

HMS Fledgling, Mill Meece

WRENS, male and female officers and an Old English Sheepdog mascot of A16 group pictured in front of a Fairey Fulmar Mark 1 at HMS Fledgling, a Women's Royal Naval Service Training Station at Mill Meece. In ...

John Davies medal presentation, Buckingham Palace

John (Jack) Davies of Colwich was a gunner on Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships (DEMS) during World War II. He was awarded the D.S.M. in 1945 and was presented with it by King George VI at Buckingham ...

Leading Seaman, Roy Tittensor, Stafford Station

Pictured arriving at Stafford Railway Station is Leading Seaman Roy Tittensor, home from service in Korean waters and being welcomed by his brother-in-law, mother, sister, Mrs Marion Goodwin and his father. ...

Mr Caulkin in uniform, Bilbrook area

Mr Caulkin is pictured in his military uniform. He was a milkman with Codsall Wood Dairy (Wood Road), then Croft Dairy (Sandy Lane) and after that he moved to Lane Green Road and worked for Cranmere ...

National Federation of Discharged and Demobilised Sailors and Soldiers, Stafford

This postcard view shows members of the Stafford Branch of The National Federation of Discharged and Demobilised Sailors and Soldiers (NFDDSS). If you recognise anyone in the picture or the location please ...

Naval rating in uniform, McCann studio, Uttoxeter

Plum Pudding Opening, British Food Research Association

In 1958 Mrs. Lillian Astbury of Stone (left) donated a plum pudding to the British Food Research Association, based in Leatherhead, Surrey. It had been canned in 1900 for soldiers serving in the Boer ...

Portrait of Admiral John Jervis, Stone,

John Jervis was born in 1735 at Meaford Hall, just outside Stone. He was First Lord of the Admiralty from 1801 to 1804 and took his title Earl St. Vincent after the battle of Cape St. Vincent in 1797, ...

Portrait of two servicemen, McCann Studio, High Street, Uttoxeter

Two Uttoxeter servicemen: the sailor is Charlie Elliot and the airman is Wilf Nash.

Royal Navy Air Fitter, RAF Hednesford

A young Royal Navy Air Fitter with the Fleet Air Arm poses on hut steps at RAF Hednesford during World War 2. RAF Hednesford was a training establishment. It is difficult to discern the letter below ...

Sea Cadet, Stafford

Admiral Sir David Luce (1906-1971) meeting the youngest Sea Cadet in Stafford.

Ship's bell, Beaudesert,

This bell stood near the shop at the Guide camp at Beaudesert.

Sir Alan Gardner, 1st Baron Gardner of Uttoxeter

Alan Gardner (1742-1809), Admiral of the Blue, was born in Uttoxeter. He was created Baronet of Uttoxeter in 1794 for his services at sea under Admiral Lord Howe. In 1800 he was created Baron Gardner ...

Stafford’s Mayor - 400 years Anniversary Celebration

2014 marks the 400 year anniversary since King James I sealed a Royal Charter which established Stafford's Mayoral system. Pictured is the new Mayor of Stafford (Councillor Ray Sutherland) with fellow ...

Stationary Volunteer Band, R.A.F. Hednesford

Th Stationary Volunteer Band consisted of both Royal Air Force and Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm personnel. The Bandmaster, Flight Sergeant Broadgate (wearing gloves), is next to the central drum in the front ...