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Bridesmaid's bonnet, 1940s

This is a child's bonnet that was worn for a wedding. It has the style of a Victorian 'poke' bonnet. It was worn by the donor Beryl Brindley (nee Hope) for her cousin Margaret's wedding. The wedding ...

Bridgwood's Pottery staff, Bridgwood Street, Longton

Bridgwood & Son were established in Lane End around 1795. Sampson Bridgwood took over the Anchor Pottery at the corner of Wharf Street (renamed Bridgwood Street in the 1950s) and Goddard Street in Longton ...

Britannia's Address to her Fair Daughters - a radical call to women from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Love of country is not sexual; in every age, in every country, it has warmed and animated the female breast... In the early 19th century, women were among the most forward-thinking political activists ...

British Friesian Show & Sale, Uttoxeter

Mr & Mrs J.W. Warrington holding the Warringtons cup. They are pictured with a prizewinning friesian, Mr. Hughes and two other un-named gentlemen at W.S. Bagshaw & Sons.

British Legion Parade, Wetley Rocks

British Legion members march past St. John the Baptist church at Wetley Rocks.

Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and ...

Brookfields goods recipt, Stafford

A bill from Brookfields, Greengate St. and St. Mary's Gate, Stafford, Tailor, hosiers and shoe fitters. Dated 27 Sept 1963. In 1743 George Boulton, a draper, opened a shop on Market Square. By ...

Broughton Womens Institute

Cutting a celebratory cake at a Broughton WI meeting held at Broughton Parish Rooms at Wetwood. Left to Right: Miss L. Smith, Mrs Friend, Mrs Wain, Mrs Bazalgette, Mrs Boote, Mrs Horton, Mrs Bloore, ...

Brown Fox Fur Stole c.1930 -1960

This would have been worn between the 1930 and 1950s. This brown fox is complete with head, legs and tail as was fashionable at the time.

Brown Fur Cape, c.1920-1940

This cape was made in the 1920s or 1930s by the company Alexander Wilkie in Edinburgh. The length and style of the cape indicates that it was used by a woman on formal occasions.

Building a haystack

Men and women at work building a haystack, possibly in the Trentham or Longton area. Please contact us if you recognise this view. This photograph is one of a collection of 20 glass negatives by an ...

Bull's Bank, Lower Street , Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph of Bull's Bank off Lower Street and behind St. Giles' Church is typical of the crowded housing that existed in some areas of Newcastle-under-Lyme until the late 1960s. The cramped ...

Bull's Bank, Lower Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Taken in 1935 this picture of Bull's Bank in Newcastle-under-Lyme takes in the tower of St. Giles' Church, the alleyway that leads to the churchyard and three of the terraced houses that surrounded the ...

Caldon Canal, Consall

View of the Caldon Canal near Consall. A woman, young woman and three children on tow path.

Cambridge family portrait, White Pump Farm, Wheaton Aston

Dairy farmer Thomas Burnap Cambridge with his wife Martha (nee Evans) pictured with their children Molly, Geoffrey and Roy who are seen here standing behind, with Myra standing in between her parents. ...

Canal workers, Cannock Wharf

A group of canal workers pictured at Cannock Wharf. The Cannock Extension of the Birmingham Canal Navigation extended as far as East Cannock Colliery, Hednesford.

Cannock Advertiser staff trip to Blackpool

A group of Cannock Advertiser staff during trip to Blackpool. Included are: Ken Harrison, Ernie Jones, Frank Arrowsmith (back row, far right), Iris Withington (middle row, 5th from left), Miles Withington ...

Cannock Chase Laundry staff and van

Photograph of Cannock Chase Laundry staff and a delivery van outside Cannock Chase Motor Co. Ltd. garage, Cannock.