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Stafford Street, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Stafford Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This street was re-named The Strand in the 1950s. Note the tramline and tram. These were a regular feature in most ...

Staffordshire Yeomanry at Tixall Hall

A postcard view of soldiers with horses outside the Stables at Tixall Hall. The Aston family from Haywood acquired the Tixall estate through marriage; the hall was rebuilt in 1555. In 1580 Sir Walter ...

Stone Bridge, Brewood

A postcard view of a quiet scene by the Stone Bridge and River Penk, near Brewood. The spire of St. Mary and St. Chad's Church can be seen in the background. Stone Bridge, or Somerford Bridge, is ...

The Corkscrew Roller Coaster, Alton Towers

A postcard view of Alton Towers and in the background is the Corkscrew roller coaster which operated on the site from around 1980 to 2008. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of ...

The New Post Office, Bird Street, Lichfield

This postcard view looks north-west along Bird Street with the ‘New’ Post Office on the right. In the background are the spires of Lichfield Cathedral. Around 1970 the Post Office was converted into an ...

The Village Cross, Sheen. Photographed by William Blake.

Sheen village cross dates from the 15th century but only the top stone of the base appears to be old. The village school can be seen behind.

The Villas, Hockley Road, Uttoxeter

A postcard view of Hockley Road, Uttoxeter, looking south-west towards Picknal Brook Bridge and the level crossing gates. The building on the left remains (December 2019), in the centre is a glimpse ...

Unidentified church, Burton-on-Trent area

This view shows the east end of the church as the building nears completion. On close inspection you can see five workers standing on the scaffolded platforms around the top of the spire.

Unveiling of Penkridge War Memorial

This postcard view shows the unveiling of Penkridge War Memorial by the Rt. Hon. Lord Hatherton, C.M.G. This Grade II listed Memorial is set into the churchyard wall of St. Michael and All Angel's ...

View of Bridge Street, Stafford

On the far right is Burgess' agricultural engineers, now replaced by Allied Carpets. The clock tower belongs to the Royal Brine Baths, built in 1892. The open-sided tower was used by the fire brigade ...

View of Stafford from the top of the Gasometer,

View from the gasworks on Chell Road. To the left is St. Mary's Church, the parish church of Stafford. Originally the church possessed a spire, but it was blown down in 1593 during a storm, bringing ...

Walton on the Hill, Stafford

The church spire belongs to St. Thomas' Church, built in 1853. Two years after the church opened the spire was destroyed by lightening and was replaced by a wooden spire covered in lead.

Walton-on-the-Hill Village,

The church spire belongs to St. Thomas' Church, built in 1853. Two years after the church opened the spire was destroyed by lightening and was replaced by a wooden spire covered in lead.

War Memorial, Market Place, Uttoxeter

A postcard view of the War Memorial in Uttoxeter, which was carved by Robert Bridgman & Sons of Lichfield. It was unveiled on 11 November 1928 by Colonel Ratcliffe, a leading commander of the North Staffordshire ...

Wesleyan Chapel, Stafford,

View from Crabbery Street, looking down Chapel Street. On the left is the minister's house. John Wesley first preached in Stafford in 1783. For many years the Wesleyans in Stafford used premises ...

Weston Church and Pool,

The church, St. Andrew's, dates from the early thirteenth century, but the arcades and chancel arch are later. Two of the church bells date from the fourteenth century. The church was restored in ...

Wetley Rocks Church. Photographed by William Blake.

Church exterior with a view of Wetley Rocks Church, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Wetley Rocks Church. Photographed by William Blake.

Church exterior with a view of Wetley Rocks Church, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.