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Sister Dora Convalescent Hospital, Milford

Funds were raised by public subscription to build a memorial hospital to Dorothy Pattison, or Sister Dora, who was famous for her work nursing the poor in a hospital in Walsall. The Sister Dora Convalescent ...

Canal burst, Armitage

Description:In July 1914 damage caused by burrowing rats caused the Trent and Mersey Canal to burst its banks at Armitage. Here, workmen are surveying the damage. The Old Farm House Restaurant can be ...

Canal burst, Armitage

In July 1914 damage caused by burrowing rats caused the Trent and Mersey Canal to burst its banks at Armitage. This photograph was taken opposite the Old Farm House Restaurant, Armitage.

Armitage Pottery Works

A view of bottle kilns at Edward Johns & Co.'s Armitage Sanitary Pottery. The Trent & Mersey Canal can be seen to the left. The first pottery on this site was established by Thomas Bond. he was declared ...

Armitage Pottery Works

A view of bottle kilns at Edward Johns & Co.'s Armitage Sanitary Pottery. The Trent & Mersey Canal can be seen to the left. The first pottery on this site was established by Thomas Bond. he was declared ...

Aerial View of Armitage Pottery Works

The first pottery on this site was established by Thomas Bond. he was declared bankrupt two years later and the pottery was purchased by John Tunnicliff. In about 1851 the business was taken aover by ...

Tamworth Industrial Co-operative Society, Amington, Tamworth

The building was once Vicarage and later became a Grocery & Butchers shop run by Wallis & Janet Smith. The Co-operative shop shown here was demolished and is now the entry way to what was Catherine ...

St. Peter's Church, Stapenhill

Lantern Slide view of St. Peter's Church from the River Trent. Copyright: Burton Library.

Church Street, Rugeley

A postcard view of Church Street, Rugeley, looking towards the Wolseley Road. On the right is a glimpse of the former Aelfgar School. In later years the school closed and this part of the building became ...

Pottery crates at J J West, Crate makers, Navigation Road, Middleport

Crate making was an important ancillary trade for the pottery industry. Crate yards were usually small companies, but very important in reducing losses through transport breakages of finished pottery. ...

J J West, Crate makers, Navigation Road, Middleport

J J West & Sons were crate makers for the pottery industry, operating a crate yard in Navigation Road alongside the short Burslem Branch Canal. This was a short (1/2 mile) branch coming off the Trent ...

The Vicarage, Rugeley

This postcard view of the Vicarage in Market Street, Rugeley was posted in 1918. The Mansefield House site was sold in 1950 and it became home to the Rugeley Progressive Working Men’s Club which opened ...

Sandy Lane, Rugeley

This postcard view of a quiet scene in Sandy Lane, Rugeley was taken by the junction with Horse Fair. In later years the building on the right was demolished and there is now a road traffic island (Globe ...

Moors Gorse Pumping Station, between Hednesford and Rugeley

A view of the pumping station's main buildings and chimney by the A460, Hednesford to Rugeley Road and the railway line between Rugeley, Hednesford, Cannock and Walsall. The pumping station was built ...

Horse Fair, Rugeley

This view of a street market and fair was taken in Horse Fair by the junction with Sandy Lane in Rugeley. All of the buildings including the corrugated iron Mission church (in the centre) and the thatched ...

Anderton Canal Co. Wharf, Navigation Road, Middleport

This photograph was taken just off the southern end of Navigation Road in Middleport. This was at the northern end of the half mile Burslem Branch Canal which came off the Trent & Mersey Canal. The branch ...

Moors Gorse Pumping Station, on the A460, Hednesford to Rugeley Road

View of the pumping station's main buildings and chimney with the Hednesford to Rugeley Road in the background. The station was built and used by the South Staffordshire Water Company in the mid to ...

Rugeley Views

This multi-view postcard with scenes of Rugeley and Cannock Chase was published by W Shaw of Burslem. The views are of Anson Street, Brook Street, Horns Pool and Cannock Chase.