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YMCA Hut, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

The map of Rugeley Camp shows three Young Men's Christian Association Huts and No.1 was on the bend of Rifle Range Corner, opposite the banks, W.H. Smith & Sons shop and the Post Office. They were rather ...

Young Ladies Bible Class, Wesleyan Chapel, Silverdale

The Will of Wulfric Spot, Staffordshire

The Will of Wulfric Spot pre-dates Domesday Book (written in 1086) by some 80 years, the will is a crucial source for the study of place-names both in Staffordshire and surrounding counties, and so is ...

W. G. Cowie, Rector of St. Mary's Church, Stafford

William Garden Cowie (1831-1902) was born in London and was curate of St. Clement, Cambridge in 1854 and then at Moulton, Suffolk 1855 to 1857. He was appointed Chaplain to British forces in India from ...

Y.M.C.A. Officer's Hut, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

It is interesting to see that the postcard infers that the Officers had their own YMCA Hut and that like Rugeley Camp the religious organisation sponsored Huts for the well-being of the troops were numbered. ...

Y.M.C.A. Officer's Hut, Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

The Y.M.C.A. provided a hut where the Officers could relax from the rigours of training. They were well provided with comfortable furniture to sit in and read a newspaper whist having have a cup of tea. ...

YMCA Hut No. 2, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

YMCA Hut No.2 is seen on numerous postcards and there were two others adjacent to the main Penkridge Bank Roadway. YMCA Hut No.1 was close to Rifle Range corner opposite the Banks and Post Office. YMCA ...

YMCA Hut, Brocton Camp

There were a number of large huts sponsored by local religious organisations or sole benefactors to look after the well-being of the troops whilst in the Camp. This did not stop them venturing into local ...

YMCA Hut, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

These were substantial buildings and had large rooms to accommodate tables and chairs for reading a newspaper whilst having a cup of tea. There were also billiard tables and the huts were adaptable for ...

YMCA Hut, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

This image gives an indication of the size of the YMCA buildings and shows only one part of it. There is a stage at the far end and one soldier appears to be playing the piano. The rooms were flexible ...