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Mayor Leason with Brownie Group, Stone,

1st Stone Brownies group were entered in the Walking Group at Stone Festival Parade. The photograph was taken on the G.E.C. car park prior to the start of the parade and shows Town Mayor Cllr. Philip ...

Opening ceremony of Dutch Market, Bandstand, Castle Grounds, Tamworth

During the 1915 August Bank Holidays this fund raising Dutch market was held in the Castle grounds and was organised jointly by the Red Cross and the Tamworth Ladies' Working League. The market was opened ...

Outside the Spread Eagle, Newcastle under Lyme

Dancers and a barrel organ outside The Spread Eagle, Penkhull Street on Hospital Saturday. The Spread Eagle can be traced back to 1832. Its name was changed to The Blackfriar in 1977 due to its proximity ...

Presentation to Stafford District General Hospital by RAF Stafford

Pictured is Station Commander, Group Captain Carter presenting a cheque for £3,000 to be used for a cardiac monitor for Stafford District General Hospital. The donation was from part of the proceeds ...

Staff at Newcastle-under-Lyme Newcastle-under-Lyme Poor Law Union was formed in April 1838 and a wor

A group of male and female staff at Newcastle-under-Lyme Workhouse pictured shortly before it closed. Newcastle-under-Lyme Poor Law Union was formed in April 1838 and a workhouse for up to 350 inmates ...

'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder' and Group, Hixon,

Wilmot Martin was a farmer who was born near Bridgeford in 1874. He finally settled in Hixon. He was known locally as 'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder' due to his charity fund raising concerts, where he ...

Staffordshire's Harry Lauder Concert Party, Stowe,

Wilmot Martin was a farmer who was born near Bridgeford in 1874. He finally settled in Hixon. He was known locally as 'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder' due to his charity fund raising concerts, where he ...

Stone Central Good Companions Harvest Fayre

Left to right: Mr D Eyre (vice-chairman), Mrs E Mountford, Councillor A Swanwick, (chairman Old Peoples Welfare Association), Mrs Bruce Chambers (opener of the fayre), Mrs E W Robinson (secretary), Mrs ...

Stone Hospital Saturday

A group raising funds for Stone Hospital Saturday, offering, among other things, donkey rides for 1d. a go. They are believed to be standing at the side of the Crown Hotel.

Sutton Dwellings Trust, Abbey Hulton, Stoke-on-Trent

The tablet in Greasley Road, Abbey Hulton, commemorating the Sutton Trust. This charitable trust was responsible for building of 403 houses in Abbey Hulton from 1933. The Sutton Dwellings Trust was ...

The Accident Home, Littleworth near Hednesford

Prior to it opening as the Accident Home in 1897, this was Ford House. Its owner, Mr Richard Owen initially rented the property but it was soon purchased outright. It was funded by the local workforce's ...

Trying on clothes, Hem Heath Colliery , Trentham

Life during the miner's strike of 1984 / 1985 was hard for mining families, with striking miners receiving no pay and no state benefits. People donated clothes and food to the strikers and these were ...

Wilford House, Rowley Bank, Stafford

Built in 1920, number 47, Rowley Bank was purchased by Eventide Home Ltd in 1950. The following year it was renamed Wilford House and opened as a home for the elderly. A new wing was added in 1959 which ...

Wilford House, Rowley Bank, Stafford

Dining Room at Wilford House. Built in 1920, number 47, Rowley Bank was purchased by Eventide Home Ltd in 1950. The following year it was renamed Wilford House and opened as a home for the elderly. ...

Wilford House, Rowley Bank, Stafford

One of the resident's rooms at Wilford House. Built in 1920, number 47, Rowley Bank was purchased by Eventide Home Ltd in 1950. The following year it was renamed Wilford House and opened as a home ...

Wilford House, Rowley Bank, Stafford

A lounge at Wilford House. Built in 1920, number 47, Rowley Bank was purchased by Eventide Home Ltd in 1950. The following year it was renamed Wilford House and opened as a home for the elderly. ...

William Booth's Visit to Stone,

William Booth (1829 - 1912), known as 'General Booth', founded the Christian Mission in 1865. The movement aimed to help the poor and needy of London's East End, and as it developed was renamed the ...

Women's Society, Burslem - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

'On the basis of charitable principles,' 28 Burslem women announce their plan to bring relief to the town's poor. They include the wife of pottery manufacturer Enoch Wood and local printer J. Tregortha. ...

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