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GEC ALSTHOM Goose Chase Competition, Rhayader, Wales

Pictured at their base camp near Rhayader in north Wales are team members and winners of the 1993 Goose Chase Competition from Stafford’s GEC ALSTHOM Transformers Ltd. Left to right: Tony Garnett, Gary ...

Hagley Hall, Rugeley

A group of boys, girls and women in the grounds of Hagley Hall, Rugeley, possibly showing a school or Sunday school outing. The first Hagley Hall was burnt down prior to 1388. The hall was rebuilt ...

Happy Days Coaches, Stafford

This Happy Days Coach 379 BRE, fleet number 82, was a Beadle LD with Beadle coach body new in 1954. The Happy Days Coach business was started around 1922 by the Austin family. They operated originally ...

Happy Days Coaches, Stafford

In the centre of this photograph Mr W H Austin is pictured with his staff outside the Happy Days Coaches booking office on the corner of Derby Street and Railway Street in Stafford. The Happy Days ...

Holiday makers

This photograph shows three people enjoying the beach in their bathing costumes. During the years between the first and second world wars the holiday seasons saw hordes of people flooding into seaside ...

King Edward VII and Grand Duke Michael at Whitmore, Newcastle-under-Lyme

King Edward VII and Grand Duke Michael of Russia are pictured riding through the village of Whitmore. This photograph was probably taken in July 1901, whent the King visited Grand Duke Michael at Keele ...

Ladies outing, Uttoxeter area

Portrait of an unidentified group of ladies taken around the the time of World War I.

Lotus Ltd Staff on a works outing, Stone

A group of Lotus Ltd staff and families waiting for buses on Oulton Road. The factory chimney can be seen to the right hand side. On the far left is Sid Saunders, his wife Olive, and standing in front ...

Lower Street Chapel outing, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This outing was probably from the Methodist Chapel that was located off Lower Street. Church outings were fairly common at the time, people travelling a little way into the countryside to enjoy a walk ...

Milford Common

Milford Common on a busy Whitsunday evening, a view from close to the Barley Mow. Milford Common, on the northern edge of Cannock Chase, has long been a popular destination on summer weekends and bank ...

Milford Common

A postcard view of a busy scene on Milford Common at Holiday time. It was taken on the Stafford to Rugeley (A513) Road by the junction with Brocton Road at Milford. This postcard was franked on 2 ...

Narrowboat 'Farmer's Friend' outing, Froghall

The Farmer’s Friend was a working narrowboat owned by Bowers and Thorley, limestone burners and hauliers. It was used for carrying limestone mined from Cauldon Low quarry to the lime kilns at Froghall ...

Narrowboat 'Farmers Friend' on an outing, Froghall

The Farmer’s Friend was a working narrowboat owned by Bowers and Thorley, limestone burners and hauliers. It was used for carrying limestone mined from Cauldon Low quarry to the lime kilns at Froghall ...

No.7 Bass trip to Yarmouth, Great Yarmouth Station

Two trains side by side in Yarmouth station, and a platform full of Bass trippers. The trains departed from Burton station, which is the map reference given.

Noarrow Boats outside Winkle and Wood Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent

Canals are now mostly used for recreation with many people owning or hiring narrow boats for touring holidays. Some people live in canal narrow boats and have permanent moorings at the canal side or in ...

Open Day at RAF Stafford

The RAF Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows fly in formation over RAF Stafford during the Open Day. A crowd of 30,000 attended the event which included a display in the arena from RAF St Athan gymnasts. ...

Open Day at RAF Stafford

A Puma helicopter carrying an Air Portable Fuel Container (suspended from the helicopter) provides an aerial demonstration for the crowds of people during the 1987 Open Day which also featured the RAF ...

Open Day at the GEC Castle Engineering Works

The GEC Castle Engineering Works in Stafford held an Open Day in 1977 to mark the occasion of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee. During the event there were various attractions for the visitors including examples ...