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A Caution! Notice from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Dispute over ideas Printed notice from James Keeling regarding an infringment of patent on his oven for firing pottery. It is well known OUR PATENT It seems that someone has copied his oven design ...

A collection of spoil tips.

The view south from the Bemersley Green area with Chatterley Whitfield Colliery spoil tip in the foreground. Beyond that, almost in line, are the tips of Sneyd Colliery, Hanley Deep Pit and Fenton. ...

A Cottage on the Lichfield Road, Stafford

This view of a roofless cottage which stood opposite Green Hall on Lichfield Road, Stafford was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. The buildings on the left are part of the St. Joseph's Convent ...

A decorated Palace Cinema, George Street, Tamworth

The first Palace Cinema can be seen here decorated to celebrate the Coronation of George V. The early 20th century Palace cinema was the old music hall and stood on the site of [what is now] Burtons shop ...

A factory tour at Reliant

Charlie Courier, the factory manager, can be seen on the left giving a tour of the factory. A production line of Reliant Regals can be seen behind them. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 ...

A few Observations on the Distressed State of our Manufacturers, and the Cause of that Distress - the Orders in Council. A document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

In the years leading up to 1812, a struggle was underway to preserve livelihoods and industry in the Potteries. One government decision could make all the difference, but would it all come too late? Ruin Years ...

A float from Alders Paper Mill seen in the Tamworth Carnival

Alders Paper Mill staff are here seen with their float containing the 7 mile roll of paper, ready for the Tamworth Carnival. Alders Paper Mill was founded by Quakers and was in production for about ...

A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery, Cobridge

A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery stood at the junction of North Road and Leek New Road in Cobridge. Behind the works is the spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery (now Sneyd Hill Park). The office building still ...

A general view of Alvecote Colliery

Alvecote Colliery, Tamworth Brickworks and the Coventry canal can be seen in this photograph. Alvecote Colliery was known as Tamworth Colliery until 1948.

A general view of Rugeley

This image was almost certainly taken from the north elevation of 15 Ashleigh Rd Pear Tree Estate. When the Photograph was taken, it would have been fields and farmland. The White gates on the extreme ...

A general view of Rugeley

A postcard view of Rugeley. The photograph was taken from the St. Augustine's church tower looking south towards Stile Cop on the horizon. At the right is Anson Street: the small timber-framed building ...

A J Wilkinson's Pottery, Irwell Street, Middleport

The front entrance to A J Wilkinson's Pottery in Irwell Street (formerly West Street). West Street was at the bottom of Prospect Street, close to the Trent & Mersey Canal, off Newport Lane. West Street, ...

A Summer Scene in the Potteries: woodcut engraving

Showing women sitting by a well, with a pot works on the hill above. Also shows a verse entitled `A Summer Scene in the Potteries,' from the Illustrated London News:'I.F.'

A view from Greenway Hall, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view from Greenway Hall Road. In the foreground are the nurseries of A.P. Matthews with the 1920's bungalows along one side of Nursery Avenue leading up towards the new houses which were built ...

A view from Hartshill Park, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking north east from the end of Vicarage Road at the entrance to Hartshill Park and Nature Reserve. The middle of the photograph is dominated by the gas holders and buildings of Etruria ...

A view north from Hartshill Park, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the top of Vicarage Road, at the entrance to Hartshill Park and Nature Reserve. The camera is looking northwards. Inn the foreground is the Diamond Clay Works, manufacturing ...

A view of Aldergate Street, Tamworth

The passage way in between the buildings once led to Ernest George Edmund Soles' slaughter house. In 2003 the Tamworth Times was located here.

A view of Church Street, Tamworth

A view of the eastern end of Church Street. On the right can be seen one of Tamworth's oldest pub, The Stone Cross. The new Co-op is on the left, built in 1896, with the Paregoric shop further down the ...