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North Staffordshire Hunt meet, Seighford Hall

Huntsmen, hounds and followers at a North Staffordshire Hunt meet at Seighford Hall. Seighford Hall is an Elizabethan timber-framed house with Victorian additions and was the home of Colonel Sir William ...

North Staffordshire Hunt, Seighford Hall

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This film shows the North Staffordshire Hunt meeting at Seighford Hall – home of Colonel Sir William Dobson – in 1934. Miss Rosamund Harrison, of Maer Hall, was Master of Hounds. The Hunt had a wide following ...

North Staffs Hunt meet at the Rectory, Whitmore

This postcard view shows the North Staffordshire Hunt meeting at Whitmore Rectory, near Newcastle-under-Lyme. The Hunt had a wide following from the landowning families, their tenant farmers and industrialists ...

Pheasant shoot at Mill Meece Farm

A pheasant shoot at Mill Meece Farm, near Eccleshall, shortly before the First World War. The shoot was arranged by the tenant farmer, William Bennison.

Primitive Methodist Chapel, Harriseahead

In 1801 and 1802 Hugh Bourne and Daniel Shoebotham built a Methodist Chapel at Harriseahead which became the centre of Methodist activity in that area and beyond. It was rebuilt in 1804. The remains ...

Rabbit shooting party, Yeld Bank, Knightley

Four men, a woman and boy, some holding rabbits, two holding shotguns, with two dogs. Yeld Bank Farm, on Grange Road, Knightley can be seen in the background, and there is snow on the ground. Photographer: ...

Shebdon Pool: engraving

Showing the pewits drive on Shebben (Shebdon) Pool. The 'Pewits' were Black-headed Gulls hunted annually at this pool, which has long since been filled. The gulls are being driven into nets by beaters ...

Shoot, Creswell Hall,

Arthur Meakin of Creswell Hall with game. On the left is the farm bailiff, Noah Thornley.

Shooting Catch, Eccleshall,

Mr Frank Hudson, who was a photographer and chemist in Eccleshall, is on the right. His shop was in the High Street.

Shooting party at Seighford Hall

Shooting party, Highlows Farm, Yarnfield

A shooting party at Highlows Farm. The house still stands. Note the pretend window painted top right to give the house a more symmetrical appearance - behind this was the attic staircase. On the right ...

Shooting party, near Penkridge,

Griffin family of Preston Vale Farm, near Penkridge, after a shooting expedition.

Shooting party, Whiston Eaves

Pictured at Whiston Eaves after a deer shoot are, from left to right: Dr J.T.B. Hall of Lea House, Waterhouses; Mr Charles Rowlinson, Home Farm, Whiston Eaves, and Mr Thomas Smith of Whiston Eaves. Thomas ...

St. Edward Street, Leek

The street, formerly known as Spout Street, has always been one one of the busiest roads in town. Many of Leek' s finest buildings can be found along here, including two mock Tudor structures, Spout Hall, ...

St. Edward's Church, Leek

The Parish Church of St. Edward the Confessor is Leek's only medieval church, dedicated to Edward, King of England between 1042-1066. The original Norman church was burnt down in 1297, and re-built in ...

Staffordshire Otterhounds and Followers, Hilton, near Lichfield

Followers walk towards the camera at Hilton Bridge. Otter hunting had been a popular past time in Staffordshire, but by the latter half of the 19th century it had become an increasingly rare event. ...

Staffordshire Otterhounds, Hilton,

Staffordshire Otter Hounds at Hilton Brook, near Lichfield. The Master, Major Atkinson, is on the right. Otter hunting had been a popular past time in Staffordshire, but by the latter half of the ...

Steve and Janet Joynes, Hoar Cross Hall

Steve and Janet Joynes pictured shortly after they purchased Hoar Cross Hall in 1989. They developed the Hall as a health spa resort which opened in April 1991. Hoar Cross Hall was built between 1862 ...