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Taylor's Stores, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A streetscene painted in 1965 by Jack Clarkson depicting the shop front of Taylor's Stores on Liverpool Road in Newcastle-under-Lyme. To the left is a butcher's shop with its produce visible in the shop ...

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.

Thatcher at work, Lupin Farm, Orgreave

Dave Wood, a thatcher from Handsacre, at the Lupin Farm Vintage Show at Orgreave. He is shown thatching bird tables. The show is held on the last Sunday before the August Bank Holiday.

Thatcher at work, Oldcroft cottage, Acton Trussell

Replacing the thatched roof of 'Oldcroft', the home of the Norbury family, Acton Trussell. Here, the thatcher is using a leggett to dress bunches of Norfolk reed to the required level of the under-eaves. ...

Thatcher at work, Oldcroft cottage, Acton Trussell

Replacing the thatched roof of 'Oldcroft', the home of the Norbury family, Acton Trussell. The thatcher is securing bunches of Norfolk reed by hammering in a nine-inch spike. The reed will later be ...

Thatcher at Work, Stafford,

Cheshire thatcher John Burke working on the Pavilion in Victoria Park. Thatching is one of the oldest building crafts used in Britain. Methods of thatching, and the tools used, have changed little ...

Stone Traders trip to Chester

Alfred Haynes, the partner brother in the Haynes wheelwrighting and blacksmithing business in Stone, is standing behind everyone else at the back of the group.

Striking mechanism for clock, Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Photograph of the striking mechanism for clock made by Gillett and Johnston of Croydon and repaired or maintained by A.J. Thornton, clock and watchmaker of Stone. He started his clock making business ...

Swynnerton Hall

In 1562 the Swynnerton estate passed to William Fitzherbert. The present house was built by Francis Smith of Warwick for Thomas Fitzherbert in 1729. James Trubshaw made further additions and alteration ...

Swynnerton Park

A view of the parkland within the Swynnerton Hall estate. In 1562 the Swynnerton estate passed to William Fitzherbert. The present house was built by Francis Smith of Warwick for Thomas Fitzherbert ...

Swynnerton Park Cricket Ground

Cricket was first played at Swynnerton Park in 1892 when the club won a match against Stone Cricket Club. The original pavilion (pictured) was built in 1912 and avoided being damaged by a bomb which ...

Swynnerton Village

On the right is George Bennett's wheelrights workshop. A wagon can be seen, but the age of the motor car has clearly arrived. On the left in the trees is the Old Post Office. A postcard view published ...

Tailor's Workshop, Stafford,

Tailors' workshop belonging to H. Hulme and Sons on Gaol Square. The owner, Mr Anthony Hulme, is second from the left. His wife, Ellen, is second from the right. Seated far left is Henry Hulme. One ...

Tanner's tools, Chapman's Sheepskin Works, Tutbury

Tanner's and currier's tools used at E.B. Chapman's Sheepskin Works, the Old Mill, Tutbury. Top row: (left) Half-moon knife, used to scrape the surface of a skin stretched on a frame. (rights) Currier's ...

Tavern check, Old Black Horse, Bloxwich

A three pence copper alloy token issued by Lloyd Smith of the Old Black Horse, Bloxwich. Lloyd Smith, a blacksmith born in Kinnersley in Shropshire around 1841, was landlord of the Black Horse Inn at ...

Tavern check, Three Tuns Inn, Stafford

A two pence tavern check issued by W. & J. Wright, proprietors of the Three Tuns Inn, 33 Gaolgate Street, Stafford, probably in the 1820s. W. & J. Wright were also provision merchants at 26 Gaolgate Street ...

Tavern check, White Hart Hotel, Stafford

A two pence tavern check issued by the White Hart Hotel, 7 Eastgate Street, Stafford, probably in the 1880s. The White Hart stood opposite the Borough Hall (now the Gatehouse Theatre) and was later demolished ...

Taxi in Butt Lane, Kidsgrove

A Smith and Sons taxi in Butt Lane, Kidsgrove, taken in the 1920s. The taxi is just passing J. Dean the cloggers, who at the time also owned a grocers and undertakers. The most famous resident of Butt ...