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Sir Robert Peel, 4th baronet, Drayton Manor

Sir Robert Peel, 4th Baronet (1867–1925) pictured at his family home, Drayton Manor. Drayton Manor was the home of the Peel family and was built by Sir Robert Peel's father in about 1790. This house ...

Lichfield Street, Tamworth

Looking along Lichfield Street towards Tamworth town centre with the Three Tuns public house on the right. This view has almost completely changed. Although the Three Tuns still stands it has been rebuilt ...

Drayton Manor grounds, Drayton Bassett

One of the entrances to the grounds and gardens at Drayton Manor. Drayton Manor was the home of the Peel family and was built by Sir Robert Peel's father in about 1790. This house was demolished in ...

Celery beds at Bonehill House, Tamworth

Gardeners with celery beds at Bonehill House, Fazeley. Bonehill House, near the north end of Drayton Park, was the seat of Mrs. Peel, relict of the late Edmund Peel, Esq., who died in November 1850 ...

Canal in winter, Drayton Bassett

Looking south along the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal towards the Turret Footbridge, Drayton Bassett. This unusual bridge dates from the late 18th century and is a high iron footbridge reached by stairs ...

Bonehill House in the snow, Fazeley

Bonehill House, near the north end of Drayton Park, was the seat of Mrs. Peel, relict of the late Edmund Peel, Esq., who died in November 1850 a few months after his brother Robert Peel. The Peel family’s ...

The Swiss Lodge, Fazeley

The Swiss Lodge at the northern entrance to Drayton Manor, off Lichfield Street (the A5), Fazeley. It was built around 1900 by Sir Robert Peel, 4th baronet of Drayton Manor, reputedly to remiond his ...

Bonehill House, Tamworth

Bonehill House, near the north end of Drayton Park, was the seat of Mrs. Peel, relict of the late Edmund Peel, Esq., who died in November 1850 a few months after his brother Robert Peel. The Peel family’s ...

Aerial view of Pendeford, Aerodrome

Pendeford airfield opened in 1938 at a cost of £80,000. It had hangars, a control tower and grass runways. The field was to be managed by the Midland Aero Club. Although it was used by private fliers ...

Alstom, Hixon, Stafford

Employees, engineers and managers are pictured with the Mayor of Stafford, Councillor Harry Brunt in the Test Laboratory at the Hixon site on New Road, Hixon. The Mayor was there to officially open newly ...

Training Awards Event , GEC ALSTHOM, St. Leonard's, Stafford

The 1995 Switchgear Training Awards Event held at St Leonards Sports and Social Club, Stafford. Among those in the photograph are: Joanne Humble, Mark Wetton, Andrew Gardner, Derek Pinches, Eric Lander, ...

Munitions workers, ROF Swynnerton

Women munitions workers filling detonators at R.O.F. Swynnerton. Workers at R.O.F. Swynnerton, a high percentage of which were women, filled shells, bombs and other armaments, including 22mm shells ...

Labour Officers, ROF Swynnerton

A group photograph of Labour Officers at R.O.F. Swynnerton. Workers at R.O.F. Swynnerton, a high percentage of which were women, filled shells, bombs and other armaments, including 22mm shells for ...

Munitions workers, ROF Swynnerton

Munitions workers of Green Shift Group 6 at R.O.F. Swynnerton. Workers at R.O.F. Swynnerton, a high percentage of which were women, filled shells, bombs and other armaments, including 22mm shells for ...

Group Officers Course, ROF Swynnerton

Group Officers Course at R.O.F. Swynnerton. Back row (left to right): A. Chartley (Birtley), H. Moore (Patricroft), J. marron (Chorley), C. Thomas (Leeds), E. McAlister (Swynnerton), R. Symonds (Woolwich), ...

Armament Research Department, ROF Swynnerton

Portraits of staff at the Armament Research Department, Group IIH at R.O.F. Swynnerton photographed at the time of V.E. Day in May 1945. From left to right, top to bottom: W.J. Moyce, R.W. Batchelor, ...

Sleeping Beauty programme, Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

Front cover of the programme for a performance of Sleeping Beauty performed by staff and residents at Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton during World War II. Frobisher Hall was a hostel for workers at the ...

Taylor, Tunnicliff and Co Ltd Factory, Stone

Taylor Tunnicliff and Co. Ltd. were founded at Eastwood, Hanley in 1867 and eventually specialised in the manufacture of ceramic insulators. In 1920 the company began building a new factory on the former ...