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Adams Butter's First Show Trailer, Ball Haye Hall

Fred Adams Snr. bought a small diary farm on Buxton Road in 1870, and his son Fred began making butter there in 1922. The business was ground-breaking, being the first in the country to produce pre-packed ...

Adams pottery factory, Furlong Road, Tunstall

The photograph shows the Greengates Pottery Works of William Adams & Sons in Furlong Road. The works was at the eastern end close Tunstall High Street (just to the right). William Adams opened a factory, ...

Adderley Works, Lightwood Road, Longton

These premises were near to the bus station. William A. Adderley operated the Daisy Bank Pottery in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent producing China and Earthenware. After 1905 they traded as Adderleys Ltd. ...

Address of the Coal Miners of the North Staffordshire District - A notice from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

This notice invites us to explore the hardships suffered by North Staffordshire's coal miners in 1831 - when their early trade unions were still not widely recognised. Employers often intimidated organised ...

Address to the Workmen in the Parishes of Burslem and Wolstanton - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

The Truck System This was a system whereby the workers were forced to accept goods in lieu of payment. They would be payed in tokens, which could only be spent at the company store or 'Tommy Shop.' The ...

Adelaide Street, Burslem

Adelaide Street links Waterloo Road and Nile Street in Burslem. The Adelaide Street Pottery was operated by Robert Sudlow & Sons from the 1880s, although there had been a potworks on the site since at ...

Adit mining, Alton Castle, near Cheadle

Photograph of opening of an adit mine, 'Alton Castle', near Cheadle, Staffordshire. Adit mines are driven into the side of a hill or mountain, and are often used when coal is located inside the mountain ...

Advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., Leek

A colour advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., silk manufacturers of Leek, published in Leek supplement of 'The Drapers' Organiser', July 1925. The firm were manufacturers of "sewing silks, ...

Advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., Leek

A colour advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., silk manufacturers of Leek, published in Leek supplement of 'The Drapers' Organiser', July 1925. The firm were manufacturers of "sewing silks, ...

Advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., Leek

A colour advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., silk manufacturers of Leek, published in 'The Men's Wear Organiser', January 1925. The illustration highlights many of their products. The ...

Advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., Leek

A colour advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., silk manufacturers of Leek, published in Leek supplement of 'The Drapers' Organiser', July 1925. The firm were manufacturers of "sewing silks, ...

Advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., Leek

A colour advertisement for Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd., silk manufacturers of Leek, published in 'The Men's Wear Organiser', January 1924. The illustration is an idealized view of their factories in ...

Advertisement for C.W. Boast Ironmongers, Uttoxeter Road, Longton

Boast's ironmongers shop stood at 73 Uttoxeter Road, Longton and was run by Mr S. Hewitt. It was later demolished and incorporated in the Duchess China Works' building extensions. Earlier in the 20th ...

Advertisement for Evo-Stick Glue, Evode, Stafford

John Bennett pictured here as the 'The Canadian Mountie', was chosen to advertise Evo-Stik as the uniform has the same red and black colour scheme as the Evo-stik packaging. John Bennett Left Evode, ...

Advertisement for Frank Flint, Wine and Spirit Merchant, Victoria Buildings, Longton

Frank Flint was a wine and spirit merchant with a secure store at the rear of the shop premises in Victoria Buildings, Market Street, Longton. Stoneware flagons were made which contained the drinks sold ...

Advertisement for Frederick H. Burgess, Eccleshall

Advertising leaflet for Frederick H. Burgess, agricultural and horticultural ironmonger, of Stafford Street, Eccleshall. Printed by E.J. Hurlstone of Eccleshall. Frederick H. Burgess founded his ironmongers ...

Advertisement for Marson's Grocers, High House, Stafford,

Tea wrapper from William Marson's grocery business, established in the High House in 1827. The High House was built on Greengate Street by Richard Dorrington in 1595. The timber was said to have come ...

Advertisement for Nuffield Universal tractors, Burgess's, Stafford

Advertisement for Nuffield Universal tractors supplied by Burgess of the Green, Stafford (and branches at Eccleshall, Wolverhampton, Newcastle, Leek and Lichfield). Burgess's were dealers in agricultural ...