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William Smith of Leek

Item from a Leek newspaper: SUDDEN DEATH.- William Smith, a well known character in the town, and who once occupied a respectable position in life, died suddenly on Wednesday morning. Owning to his ...

William Worthington Esq., Burton-on-Trent area

William Worthington, born 1764. His father founded Worthington's Brewery in 1744.

Wilmot Martin as 'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder', Hixon

Wilmot Martin was a farmer who was born near Bridgeford in 1874. He finally settled in Hixon. He was known locally as 'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder' due to his charity fund raising concerts, where he ...

Wilmot Martin as 'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder', Hixon

Wilmot Martin was a farmer who was born near Bridgeford in 1874. He finally settled in Hixon. He was known locally as 'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder' due to his charity fund raising concerts, where he ...

Wilmot Martin as 'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder', Hixon

Wilmot Martin was a farmer who was born near Bridgeford in 1874. He finally settled in Hixon. He was known locally as 'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder' due to his charity fund raising concerts, where he ...

Winners enclosure, Uttoxeter Racecourse

Owners and winning horse pictured in the winners enclosure.

Wives Christmas Party, RAF Stafford

Pictured at the RAF Stafford Site (16 MU) during December 1971 are service personnel and wives wearing the latest fashions and hairstyles of the day at their ‘Wives Christmas Party’. RAF Stafford was ...

Wombourne Ambulance Station

This view of the Ambulance Station in Giggety Lane, Wombourne was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon.

Wombourne Ambulance Station

This interior view of the Ambulance Station in Giggety Lane, Wombourne was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon.

Women’s Land Army, Sugnall

This photograph was taken at Sugnall and shows Brenda Williams (on the left) who was in the Women’s Land Army from 1947 to 1949. In 1950 she married Robert Fulford and they lived in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire ...

Women’s Land Army, Sugnall

This photograph was taken at Sugnall and shows Brenda Williams (third from left) who was in the Women’s Land Army from 1947 to 1949. In 1950 she married Robert Fulford and they lived in Gainsborough, ...

Woodcraft Folk, Annual National Conference, Stafford

The Mayor, Alderman C E Fowke is introduced to a Danish member (name unknown) of the Woodcraft Folk movement at the annual national conference, held for the first time in Stafford. Looking on left to ...

Woodland. Unknown Location. Photographed by William Blake.

Woodland scene. Unknown location.

Woods at Hawkesyard Priory, Armitage

Entrance to woodland at Hawkesyard Priory near Armitage. A Dominican Friar and and a man wearing a suit stand to the left of the entrance gateway. Photographer: Alfred McCann, photographer of High ...

Wooton Lodge, Beaudesert Estate

Census returns for 1851 and 1862 record a Henry Shemmonds, a gamekeeper on the Beaudesert Estate, and his wife Sarah living in the lodge. It is possible that the man in the photograph was the youngest ...

Workers at Shobnall Cask Department, Bass, Burton-on-Trent

This group of men, two wearing cooper's aprons, are standing on the Ale Dock at Shobnall Cask Department, with the Cask Washing Department in the background.

Worker's Outing, Chapman's Pottery, Longton

Group portrait of pottery factory workers from Chapman's Pottery about to go on an outing. The picture was taken on the corner of Sutherland Road and Landon Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. The large ...

Working Horses, Endon

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This is colour footage from the early 1960s. It’s at Endon, near Leek. You can see that what is being cut are reeds – probably for making thatch. The interesting thing about the film is that not only ...