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Sister Dora of Walsall

Dorothy Pattison, better known as 'Sister Dora', who was famous for her work nursing the poor in Walsall. She was born on 16 January 1832 at Hauxwall in Yorkshire. In 1864 she joined the Sisterhood ...

Top of the World Night Club, Stafford

This club at 139 Newport Road was opened as 'Top of the World' in 1965. It was later known as 'Fatty Arbuckle's' and 'Zanzibar' and has since become 'Couture'. In the background to the right is the ...

Village store and coffee house, Oakamoor

During the 1890s, this building doubled as both a village store and coffee house, serving the village of Oakamoor. It must have been quite a novelty for such a small village to have a coffee house; ...

Thatcher at work, Fradley

Mr. Bull of Fradley, near Burton-upon-Trent working on a thatched roof at 38 Tudor Hill. The boy's name is Martin.

View of the Village, Mow Cop

Photograph of view of the village, Mow Cop.

Wind pump and the Castle, Mow Cop

A postcard of a 'waterwheel', actually a wind powered water pump, and Mow Cop Castle. The Castle is a folly built on the highest point of the gritstone ridge which marks the border between Staffordshire ...

Mrs Pyatt's General Stores, Cheadle

Mrs Ann Pyatt standing outside her grocers and general stores at 94 High Street, Cheadle.

Top of the World Night Club, Stafford

This club at 139 Newport Road was opened as 'Top of the World' in 1965. It was later known as 'Fatty Arbuckle's' and 'Zanzibar' and has since become 'Couture'. In the background to the right is Castleberg, ...

Gardeners at Kings Bromley Manor

Photograph of gardeners at Kings Bromley Manor, Staffordshire, outside bothy. Kings Bromley was the home of the Lane family since 1784

Grocer's shop at Chase Terrace, Burntwood

A grocer's shop at 27 Princes Street, Chase Terrace, Burntwood.

Gardeners at Kings Bromley Manor

Photograph of gardeners outside a glasshouse at the Manor Kings Bromley, the home of the Lane family since 1784

Coal transportation tunnel, Mow Cop

Photograph of Joseph Jeffries with his son George near the entrance to the coal transportation tunnel running underneath Mow Cop, on the border between Staffordshire and Cheshire.

Coachmen at Kings Bromley Manor

Photograph of coachmen and a Brougham carriage outside coach house at Kings Bromley Manor, the home of the Lane family since 1784.

Coaches outside the Mansion, Cheadle

Two horse-drawn Broughams pictured outside the Mansion, Cheadle Park, Cheadle, the home of Sir Robert Plant. Included in the group are: Sir Robert Plant, James William Plant, James William Winkup Plant ...

Charabanc outing, Audley

A charabanc loaded with passengers ready for a day out, photographed in Audley. The charabanc proprietor is Frank Proctor of Bignall End.

Violin Class, Corporation Street Primary Boys School, Stafford

Photograph taken in the hall of Corporation Street Primary Boys School, Stafford, built in 1909. The school is now known as John Wheeldon Primary Academy (2017).

Victoria Colliery, Black Bull, Stoke-on-Trent

No 2 upcast shaft at Victoria Colliery, also known as Black Bull after the nearby village, opened in 1857 and closed in 1982. The upcast shaft acted like a chimney being used to draw spent or foul air ...

Tunstall Town Hall

The side entrances to Tunstall Town Hall and Public Market in Butterfield Place. The market building dates from 1857 and the Town Hall from 1883 Both are grade II listed buildings. Tunstall High Street ...