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View along Church Street, Leek

The main building in the picture is the crown Hotel (later the Conservative Club). The author of this drawing, Abraham K. Mosley was born in Kingsley to parents Mr and Mrs Anthony Mosley. He married ...

View of the market on High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

View of High Street looking south.

Village Green, Lower Leigh

A view of village green at Lower Leigh showing William Emery's smithy to the left and the Police Station to the right. Three blacksmiths can be seen standing on the green and one (possibly William Emery) ...

Village Green, Lower Leigh

A view of village green at Lower Leigh showing William Emery's smithy to the left and the Police Station to the right. The white building at the far end of the green is the Railway Inn. Amongst the group ...

Wagon built by Haynes and Sons, wheelwrights, Stone

Flat bed wagon built by Haynes and Sons, wheelwrights, Stone, for Mr Harrison of Manor Farm, Wall, Lichfield. Price £26. The photograph was taken in Station Road. Haynes and Son moved from this site to ...

Wain's shop, Ashley

Wain's grocers and tea dealers, on the corner of Sovereign Lane and Church Road, Ashley. Miss Mary Wain and James Wain standing in the doorway.

Wain's shop, Ashley

Wain's grocers and tea dealers, on the corner of Sovereign Lane and Church road, Ashley. Alice and Mary Wain are standing in the doorway. The sisters took over the business after their mother, Sarah ...

Walton on the Hill Smithy

Mr W.M. Giles, the village blacksmith, shoeing a horse at Walton on the Hill Smithy in the early 1970s.

War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford

A large pyramid shaped stack of munitions shells with woman using machine in background From album of photographs of Lotus Ltd. shoe factory, Sandon Road, Stafford taken by Oswald Wild for 'Fortune' ...

War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford

A woman worker using a machine with 25-pounder high explosive munition shell casings either side of her. From album of photographs of Lotus Ltd. shoe factory, Sandon Road, Stafford taken by Oswald ...

War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford

A woman worker weighing munitions shells on scales. On the noticeboard on the wall is a poster with the message "Lotus shells 'not shoes' are best for Jerry". From album of photographs of Lotus Ltd. ...

Watchmaker, Stone

Mr A.J. 'Tony' Thornton in his workshop at Old Road, Stone holding a mechanism used for cutting the teeth in clock wheels. Mr Thornton opened his clock making business in Stone in 1926 and continued ...

Weatherby & Sons, Town Road, Hanley

The photograph shows two bottle kilns belonging to J H Weatherby's Falcon Pottery. In the foreground is the entrance to James Topham's Cooperage, manufacturing wooden barrels mainly for the pottery trade. ...

Westhorpe's, Jewellers, 22 High Street, Uttoxeter

This picture was taken after some renovation work had been completed.

Wharf Street, Longton. Photographed by William Blake

Children wait patiently to pick up small lumps of coal dropped by the coal merchants. Once bought by a merchant then dropped in transit the coal became fair game. Children would hurry the coal home for ...

Wheelwright, Swynnerton

Wheelwright George H. Bennett at work on Swynnerton Main Street. The wheelwrights was a family business, established during the 19th century. The ownership passed through several hands including George ...

Wheelwrights and coachbuilder, Ivy House Farm, Fulford

Ivy House Farm is now derelict. Photograph donated by the Blythe Bridge and Forsbrook Local Historical Society, who retain copyright ownership.

Wheelwright's house, Bagot Street, Abbots Bromley

George F. Bradbury Senior bought the wheelwright's business and premises in Abbots Bromley from Mr Robinson in 1864. He and his son George F. Bradbury Junior ran a wheelwrights, joiners and undertakers ...