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New Zealand Rifle Brigade Parade, Stafford

At the end of the First World War, when the New Zealand Rifle Brigade left the military camp on Cannock Chase, they held a farewell parade through the streets of Stafford. Here the mayor is presenting ...

Opening day of the trams, Burton upon Trent

Seven open-topped tramcars filled with passengers and decorated with bunting are lined up in Borough Road, and crowds are standing watching the celebrations. The Mayor, Cllr. A.J. Roberts can be seen ...

Opening of Booth Bridge, near Newton, Blithfield

Tape cutting at opening ceremony of Booth Bridge over the River Blythe, on the road between Kingstone and Newton, near Blithfield. Commissioned by Uttoxeter Rural District Council, the single span concrete ...

Opening of Kidsgrove Regional Branch Library

The library was opened on 12 March 1966 by Councillor J Cooney, Vice Chairman of the County Council

Opening of Quixhill Waterworks

This shows the official opening ceremony. The members are all assembled outside the waterworks waiting for the speeches to fininsh and the doors to be opened.

Opening of Quixhill Waterworks, near Rocester

Group of men, possibly committee members and local councillors, together with family members, at the opening of Quixhill Waterworks.

Opening of Quixhill Waterworks, Rocester.

Group of men, possibly committee members and local councillors, at the opening of Quixhill Waterworks.

Opening of the Ferry Bridge, Burton-on-Trent

On the bridge are Mrs C. Harrison, Mayoress, Lord Burton, Miss Nellie Bass, Mr C. Harrison, Mayor and Lady Burton. The bridge was built by the Burton firm of Thornewill & Warham.

Opening of the Leek & Manifold Light Railway, Waterhouses

Crowds at the Opening Day of the Leek and Manilfold Light Railway which took place at Waterhouses. The banners read “Success To The Chairman Of The Light Railway Company” and "Welcome to Earl Dartmouth". ...

Opening of the Market Hall, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of crowds attending the opening of the new Market Hall. Copyright: Burton Library

Opening of Tutbury Museum

Unveiling the plaque at the opening of Tutbury Museum. Pictured third from left is Jim Lane, the Curator. The Museum occupies part of the Charity Offices on Duke Street, built in 1844 and known locally ...

Parade on the 1st North Staffords return from Egypt, Lichfield

The 1st Battalion North Staffords pictured marching past the Mayor of Lichfield on their return from Egypt in April 1950.

Peace celebrations, Rugeley

Celebrating the end of World War 1 , Rugeley, with a 'Welcome Home' banner for returning servicemen. This picture is taken in the market square with the clock tower to the right just out of shot and ...

Peel II death centenary, Market Street, Tamworth

This photograph shows the Sir Robert Peel II Death Centenary service, held on 7th February 1950, outside the Town Hall in Tamworth. Sir Robert Peel was born in 1788 in Bury, Lancashire to a wealthy ...

Portable Bandstand, Unveiling of the War Memorial, Stone,

The Stone War Memorial on Granville Square was unveiled by Lord Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant of the County. He is seated at the front of the portable bandstand with the Chairman of the War Memorial Committee, ...

Presentation of the Freedom of the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme to the South African Volunteers

Presentation of the Freedom of the Borough of Newcastle to the South African Volunteers. Q.M. Sergt. Garner is pictured receiving the scroll from the Mayor (J. Lovatt, Esq J.P.) with HIH Grand Duke Michael ...

Procession to mark the death of King Edward VII, Upper Brook Street, Rugeley

The King died May 6th, 1910 with his state funeral taking place on Friday, 26th May at St .George's Chapel, Windsor. This procession marking the occasion is passing The Black Horse Inn (demolished in ...

Proclamation of King George V, Rugeley

This postcard is believed to show the Proclamation of King George V in front of the Town Hall, Rugeley. George V was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 ...