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The Mayor of Stafford visits RAF Stafford

The Mayor of Stafford, Miss E.S. Kidman is pictured with a civic party and senior officers during a visit to RAF Stafford. RAF Stafford was formed 1 December 1939 following the purchase by the Treasury ...

The Mock Mayor, of Newcastle-under-Lyme by Robert William Buss

The Mock Mayor by Robert William Buss (1804-1875), oil on canvas,1844. Scene on the market cross when the townsfolk of Newcastle-under-Lyme held their own election of a 'mock' mayor in parody of the ...

Turning on the water, Eccleshall

Celebrating the switching on of the mains water supply to Eccleshall High Street in 1938.

Unveiling of Borough Boundary Post, Stafford

Unveiling of a Stafford boundary post by the Mayor, Richard Young. He is attended by other civic dignitaries and two mace-bearers. This boundary marker is the northern one on Stone Road sited near Tillington ...

Unveiling of new fire engine, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The unveiling of Newcastle-under-Lyme's new fire engine and wheeled extendable ladder on the High Street. The engine was manufactured by Messrs Shand Mason & Co., hydraulic engineers of London. The ...

Unveiling of the Clock, Gaol Square, Stafford,

The Sidney Fountain was erected in 1889 in memory of Thomas Sidney, a local man who became Mayor of London. In 1916 the drinking fountain had its lamp replaced by a four-dial clock, which was presented ...

Unveiling of the Lord Burton statue, King Edward Place, Burton-on-Trent

Thousands of Burtonians gathered to watch the unveiling of the statue by the Earl of Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire.

Unveiling of the Queen Victoria Monument, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Queen Victoria statue was presented to the Borough of Newcastle by the then Mayor, Sir Alfred Seale Haslam. The statue was unveiled by H.I.H. Grand Duke Michael of Russia at this well attended ceremony. ...

Unveiling of the R.A.F. Memorial Plaque, Hixon,

Unveiling of the plaque in the Memorial Hall on High Street. The hall was built in 1926 on High Street to commemorate the Hixon men killed in the First World War. The plaque reads: 'R.A.F. Hixon, ...

Unveiling of the War Memorial, Stone,

The Stone War Memorial on Granville Square was unveiled by Lord Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant of the County. The statue was designed by Albert Toft (1862 - 1949), who also designed the war memorial at ...

Unveiling the Newcastle-under-Lyme War Memorial, Red Lion Square

Covered by the Union Jack is a simple obelisk design which was made by local sculptor John McKenna. Local organisations await the civic party for the unveiling. Newcastle did not have a war memorial ...

Unveiling the War Memorial, Cannock

Positioned in front of the bandstand in Cannock's town centre, the war memorial was dedicated on May 22nd 1923 and formally handed over the the Town Council the following June. It was originally intended ...

War Memorial re-dedication, Calton

The Calton war memorial commemorates those who gave their lives during the First World War. It is set into the wall of the Village Hall, the former Village School. In a special ceremony, on 28 June ...

War Memorial re-dedication, Calton

The Calton war memorial commemorates those who gave their lives during the First World War. It is set into the wall of the Village Hall, the former Village School. In a special ceremony, on 28 June ...

War Memorial re-dedication, Calton

The Calton war memorial commemorates those who gave their lives during the First World War. It is set into the wall of the Village Hall, the former Village School. In a special ceremony, on 28 June ...