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Launch of Honeycat Filters, Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell

Promotional photograph for the launch of Honeycat Filters at Blythe Colour Works, 1980. The manufacture of underglaze colours in Cresswell began in 1870, when a small works was set up by Pigott and ...

Loading limestone at Froghall

Workmen loading limestone onto a boat on the Caldon Canal at Froghall, with the lime kilns smoking in the background. The boat, 'Edgar' belongs to Brunner, Mond & Co. Ltd. of Winnington and Sandbach, ...

Lofter's barrow from Common Road Saltworks, Stafford

This barrow was used for running salt from the hothouse to the mill at British Soda Co.'s works on Stafford Common. It was collected when the works closed in 1970. Brine deposits were discovered under ...

Long Service Awards, Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell

A group of staff recipients of Long Service Awards at Blythe Colour Works. The manufacture of underglaze colours in Cresswell began in 1870, when a small works was set up by Pigott and Scarratt, pharmaceutical ...

Long Service Presentation, Blythe Colours, Cresswell

20 Years Service Presentation at Blythe Colour Works. The manufacture of underglaze colours in Cresswell began in 1870, when a small works was set up by Pigott and Scarratt, pharmaceutical chemists. ...

Longton Aerial View.

Aerial view of Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. Taken in 1953, this view shows many pottery factories, bottle ovens and warehouses. St. James' Church, Gladstone China and Uttoxeter Road can be seen in the ...

Looking north over Westport Lake, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera was looking north up the Fowlea Brook valley, over Westport Lake. The embankment running across the middle of the photograph carried the Tunstall or Pinnox branch railway line, which left the ...

Looking towards Burslem from the Ravensdale area

The camera is looking south east towards Burslem from west of the main railway line at the end of Ravensdale Lane. The water surface of Westport Lake is visible in the left centre with the towers of Talke ...

Lord Snowdon visit, Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell

Visit of Lord Snowdon (centre left) to the Blythe Colour Works in 1975. He is accompanied by Maurice Proctor (centre right). Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930-2017) was ...

Lord Snowdon visit, Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell

Visit of Lord Snowdon (centre left) to the Blythe Colour Works in 1975. From left to right: Maurice Proctor, Lord Snowdon and David Wells. Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930-2017) ...

Lumpman's barrow from Common Road Saltworks, Stafford

This barrow was used for running salt lumps to the hothouse British Soda Co.'s works on Stafford Common. It was collected when the works closed in 1970. Brine deposits were discovered under Stafford ...

New Canteen at Evode Industries, Ireland

A view of the canteen area at Evode Industries, Swords, County Dublin with staff relaxing during their break period in their new, light canteen. From left to right: Mr Jo Dignam, Miss Eileen McCabe, ...

New Glaze Department, Blythe Colour Works, Creswwell

Interior view of the new Glaze Department at Blythe Colour Works. The manufacture of underglaze colours in Cresswell began in 1870, when a small works was set up by Pigott and Scarratt, pharmaceutical ...

New Kiln Room, Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell

Interior view of the new Kiln Room at Blythe Colour Works. The manufacture of underglaze colours in Cresswell began in 1870, when a small works was set up by Pigott and Scarratt, pharmaceutical chemists. ...

New Tunnel Kiln, Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell

A view of the new Tunnel Kiln installed at Blythe Colour Works in 1975. The manufacture of underglaze colours in Cresswell began in 1870, when a small works was set up by Pigott and Scarratt, pharmaceutical ...

New Warehouse, Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell

The manufacture of underglaze colours in Cresswell began in 1870, when a small works was set up by Pigott and Scarratt, pharmaceutical chemists. But it was not until it was taken over by Fred Wildblood ...

New Zealand visitors, Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell

A visitor from New Zealand pictured outside the Sales Office at Blythe Colour Works. From left to right: Ron Rushton, Clyde Heath, T Clarke (Crown Lynn Potteries, New Zealand), Albert Simkin. The ...

Party of School Leavers, Blythe Colour Works, Cresswell

A party of school leavers on a visit to Blythe Colour Works at Cresswell. The manufacture of underglaze colours in Cresswell began in 1870, when a small works was set up by Pigott and Scarratt, pharmaceutical ...