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Children's Ward, Stafford General Infirmary,

The foundations of Stafford General Infirmary began in a rented house in Foregate Street in 1766, making it one of the oldest hospitals in the country. Funds were acquired through subscriptions and bequests. An ...

Christmas at the Children's Ward of Stafford General Infirmary

A group of children and nurses are pictured here with the Lady Mayoress Ruth Turney, seen wearing a hat in the centre of the photograph. Standing next to her is her daughter Nadia who was her consort ...

Christmas Day, Biddulph Grange Orthopedic Unit

Dermot Martin, the young patient in the photograph, recalls: 'I was born in 1954 and went into Biddulph when I was five with the condition known as Perthes disease. Some of my earliest memories are of ...

Christmas Day, Stafford General Infirmary

In the bed second from left, recovering after the removal of his appendix on Christmas Eve, is Mike Skerratt.

Christmas Miners Charity to St. Editha's Hospital, Tamworth

Traditionally the Miners at Kingsbury Colliery gave food for the Christmas Dinner at St. Editha's Hospital. Here their gift for one year can be seen.

Christmas Pantomime Cast, Bidduph Grange Orthopaedic Hospital

This photograph was taken in the front hall of the old house at Biddulph Grange Orthopaedic Hospital. The pantomime was put on by staff every Christmas for the children at the hospital. In the back ...

City General Hospital from Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

The front of the City General Hospital seen from Newcastle Road (A34). The view today is very different, with the buildings in the photograph demolished and replaced by the modern units of North Staffordshire ...

City General Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

Photograph of ward with patients in beds, doctor and nurses at the City General Hospital, Stoke on Trent. The City General Hospital in London Road occupied the buildings of the former Stoke and Wolstanton ...

City General Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

Photograph of the hospital laundry showing tables with folded sheets. The City General Hospital in London Road occupied the buildings of the former Stoke and Wolstanton Union workhouse, incorporating ...

City General Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

Photograph of the hospital laundry showing washing machines, baskets, dolly tubs and dolly pegs. The City General Hospital in London Road occupied the buildings of the former Stoke and Wolstanton Union ...

City General Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

Photograph of the hospital laundry with tables with sheets hanging over them. The City General Hospital in London Road occupied the buildings of the former Stoke and Wolstanton Union workhouse, incorporating ...

City General Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent

A view of the operating theatre showing table and equipment, doctor and nurses at the City General Hospital, Stoke on Trent. The City General Hospital in London Road occupied the buildings of the former ...

Clayton Hall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

View of World War II Fleet Air Arm barrack blocks. During World War II Clayton Hall became HMS Daedalus, a land based Royal Naval Artificer Training Establishement. Many buildings were built within ...

Construction of extension to Westhorpe Home for the Elderly, Stafford

Westhorpe was built in 1897 on Rowley Park for W.H. Peach, a shoe manufacturer and Mayor of Stafford 1886/7. In 2002 the house is a home for the elderly and is owned by the County Council. Many alterations ...

Convalescent soldiers, Stone

Group of convalescing soldiers and nurses at the Red Cross Hospital then occupying St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Hall. In the background is St. Mary's Home on the opposite side of Station Road. The corner ...

Convalescing soldiers at Ravenhill House, Brereton

The house had been briefly unoccupied when, in March 1915, the War Office intimated that Lady Zouche had offered the house as a V.A.D (Voluntary Aid Detached) Hospital to be operated by the Red Cross ...

Coton Hill Asylum, Front View, Stafford

Coton Hill Asylum was built in the 1850s and opened in 1854. It was originally built as an extension to the County Asylum in order to house private patients. It was to be known as The institution for ...

Coton Hill Asylum, Stafford

The male side of the hospital, seen from the cricket ground. Coton Hill Asylum was built in the 1850s and opened in 1854. It was originally built as an extension to the County Asylum in order to house ...