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To the Gentlemen, Clergy and Freeholders of the County Palatine of Chester - Document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Victorious election candidate George Wilbraham celebrates his triumph in Cheshire. He congratulates his opponent Lord Cholmondeley on a hard-fought but unsuccessful campaign, and applauds the "zealous, ...

Vote Walhouse - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

During the 1812 election, the two candidates for Staffordshire issued notice after notice in their efforts to win votes. Whigs and Tories It is confusing to modern ears to hear the Tory candidate, ...

Vote Wrottesley! An 1812 election notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This notice appeared during the 1812 election campaign, in support of Parliamentary candidate John Wrottesley. Why vote Wrottesley? Voters are urged to favour Wrottesley for three reasons: The ...

War and Peace - Document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Military Association in Hanley Shelton and Stoke Revolutionary France had declared war with Great Britain in 1793. Fears of a French invasion had been growing. Resolved Unanimously This notice ...

War and Peace - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

War is Over Hand-written document giving notice of a dinner for manufacturers in the Burslem area of the Potteries. The dinner was arranged to celebrate the end of Britain's war with the US in ...

War and Peace - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

War is Over Hand-written document giving notice of a dinner for manufacturers in the Burslem area of the Potteries. The dinner was arranged to celebrate the end of Britain's war with the US in ...

War and Peace - Document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

MILITIA Fear of invasion by Napoleon's French army was growing in Great Britain in 1803. In times like these men could be called upon by law to serve with the local militia or the general army. Various ...

War and Peace - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

War is Over Hand-written document giving notice of a dinner for manufacturers in the Burslem area of the Potteries. The dinner was arranged to celebrate the end of Britain's war with the US in ...

War and Peace - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

A Collection for the Heroes of the Battle of Trafalgar Hand-written subscription notice for a collection to assist the wounded soldiers, widows and orphans in the wake of the Battle of Trafalgar. The ...

War and Peace - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

The Battle of Leipzig Document describing the emotional scenes between victorious leaders in the aftermath of Napoleon's most decisive defeat at Leipzig, Germany. Nearing the end of the Napoleonic ...

War, Peace, Politics and Reform - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

To the Inhabitants of the Staffordshire Potteries This probing document contains anti-war, pro-Reform propoganda in the form of a series of questions posed to the reader. War The Potteries were ...

Wedgwood For Ever!! An 1832 election notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

In 1832 Josiah Wedgwood was to stand for election in Newcastle-under-Lyme. His supporters in Hanley and Shelton proposed to gather in the Market Square, wearing laurel, at 5pm on 27 April. From ...

Wedgwood's "perfect neutrality" - 1831 election notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

In July 1831, rumours were rife that Josiah Wedgwood II was to stand for election in a joint campaign with one of two candidates, Heathcote or Davenport. Neutrality Wedgwood felt that it was necessary ...

White Hart Hotel, Carter Street, Uttoxeter

The scene outside the White Hart on 25th January 1906. Major Ratcliffe, one of the partners of Bass, is addressing his supporters after his election as Conservative MP.

Why re-elect Mr. Bootle? An 1812 election notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

In 1812, Newcastle-under-Lyme had an MP both for the borough and the county. Mr. Bootle had served for 16 years, but now his position was under threat. One of the hottest political issues at the ...