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Gardening class, Clifton Campville

Boys from Clifton School busy gardening, with rows of what look like kale and cabbages. In the background, to the right is the spire of St. Andrew’s Church. St. Andrew's Church of England Primary ...

Gardening class, Knightley School

Gardening class students with gardening equipment. Mr. Plant the head teacher is standing at the rear of the group. Knightley School was built in 1874 and enlarged in 1894. In 1912 it had places ...

Gardens at Highcroft, Rough Close

A member of the Barlow family, possibly Sydney Harvey Barlow, tending the garden at his home, Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. We think the photograph was taken by William Blake of Longton for ...

Gardens at Highcroft, Rough Close

Possibly Sydney Harvey Barlow, sweeping paths outside his home, Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. We think the photograph was taken by William Blake of Longton for the Barlow family in the 1930s....

Gardens at Highcroft, Rough Close

A member of the Barlow family, possibly Sydney Harvey Barlow, tending gardens at his home, Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. We think the photograph was taken by William Blake of Longton for the ...

Gardens at Highcroft, Rough Close

Garden scene taken at Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. We think the photograph was taken by William Blake of Longton for the Barlow family in the 1930s.

Gorse, or Ulex europaeus

Gorse (also known as whin or furze), is easily spotted across North Staffordshire's rough pastures and heaths. At up to 2 metres high and with a vivid yellow bloom between March and June, you may well ...

Grape Bottle

Grape bottle, hand blown glass, embossed with the words 'Copped Hall Grape storing bottle. Patent Applied for No.25693. Wm. Wood & Son Ltd. Wood Green'. Patent number gives date of 1926. Bunches ...

Greater Stitchwort, or Stellaria holostea

This plant is a common perennial, appearing on woods and hedgebanks. This specimen was found at Whitmore, in Staffordshire, by local naturalist Eric Edees, during the spring of 1946. About this ...

Heybridge, Lower Tean

A view of Heybridge taken from the south-west, looking downstream along the River Tean towards Hey Bridge. Samuel Philips (died1824) bought Heybridge in about 1813 and greatly extended an existing ...

Heybridge, Lower Tean

A view of the south-west front of Heybridge taken from the gardens. Samuel Philips (died1824) bought Heybridge in about 1813 and greatly extended an existing stone built farmhouse. Samuel was part ...

Holborn, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Taken in 1955 from the tower of St. Giles' Church this photograph shows the now demolished area of Holborn in 1935 . In the foreground of the picture the back gardens of the terraced houses can be seen. ...

Hommers and Sons Dutch Bulbs, Codsall

Henk Hommers Jr, Henk Hommers Snr and Sjoerd Hommers pictured at H.S. Hommers and Sons Dutch Bulbs, with crates full of tulip bulbs. Henk Snr's father Hendrick Hommers started growing bulbs in Beverwijk, ...

Indian Balsam, or Impatiens glandulifera

Although not native to Staffordshire, the Indian Balsam is becoming a common sight on the county's river banks. Flowering between July and October, this plant can reach a towering 1.5 metres in height. This ...

Joseph and Lillian Alice Chilton, Great Haywood

Joseph and Lillian Alice Chilton in the garden of their home in Trent Lane, Great Haywood. Joseph at that time was a gardener at Shugborough. The lady next door used to serve refreshments to tourists ...

Kitchen garden, Fradswell Hall

Fradswell Hall was built in the early 19th century. the kitchen garden dates from the same period and still has its original walls and hedges. From the County Archaeology photograph collection held ...

Lloyd's Gardens, Brewood

This postcard view shows Lloyd’s Nurseries & Tea Rooms which stood on the right hand side of Coven Road, Brewood (travelling towards Coven), approximately 100 metres after the junction with Port Lane ...

Map of Newcastle-under-Lyme and Silverdale

This map shows Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1925. It also marks the Poor Law Institutions or workhouses on London Road and Keele Road. Digitisation funded by Heritage Lottery Fund