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Design department at Dorman Diesels

Design department at Dorman Diesels factory on Tixall Road. The factory was aquired by Perkins Engine Co Ltd in the 1990's. Founded by William Henry Dorman in 1870 on Foregate Street, Dorman's began ...

Detached house, Duke Street, Fenton

The detached house is number 55 towards the north end of Duke Street in Fenton. It dates from circa 1800 (Victoria County History, vol VIII, p 209) and was one of a pair. At the time of the photograph ...

Diesel-electric locomotive, English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured is a typical diesel-electric locomotive of a type that the London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) ordered from the English Electric Company on 25 June 1941. The order was for one hundred ...

Directors of Bamfords Ltd., Uttoxeter

Photograph taken at Hawthornden Manor to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the firm, in September 1921. On the back row from left to right: Mr Henry B. Bamford, Captain H. John Bamford, Mr Gerald ...

Directors of Keats and Bexon, Stafford

Directors, staff and family outside the Keats and Bexon factory main gate, Corporation Street. John and William Keats set up a company manufacturing shoe making machinery on Gaol Road in the 1870s ...

Donald Gray visiting the Reliant Works, Tamworth

In 1962 actor Donald Gray visited Reliant. He is seen here with "Tommo" Thompson (left), Ray Wiggin (second left) and Tom Williams (far right). At the time Donald Gray was best known for playing one-armed ...

Dorman and Co. Juniors Football Team, Stafford

Dorman Diesels factory floor

Dorman Diesels factory floor on Tixall Road, prior to the factory being aquired by Perkins Engines Co Ltd. This view is of the crankshaft machining line. The blue 'hut' on the left of the picture houses ...

Dorman-Hanson Rock Hammer Drill, Stafford

James Hanson demonstrating the rock drill he designed. James is second from left holding the drill bit which he is showing to Prime Minister David Lloyd George. James Hanson worked on rock drills ...

Dorman's Annual Children’s Party, Stafford

The Mayor of Stafford, Alderman Miss Iris Moseley, was guest of Honour at the Dorman’s annual children’s party for around 150 children aged from five to eight years old, organised by the Sports and Welfare ...

Dorman's Dinner Dance, Dog and Doublet, Sandon

Employees and guests are pictured at the Design and Drawing Office Christmas Party held at the Dog and Doublet, Sandon. During the evening there was a meal followed by organised games and dancing. Acknowledgement: ...

Dorman's Dinner Dance, Stafford

The Mayor of Stafford, Alderman Miss Iris Moseley, was guest of Honour at the Works Annual Dance organised by the Dorman Social Committee and held in the Borough Hall, Stafford on 11 December 1964. Left ...

Dorman's Factory Interior, Stafford,

Founded by William Henry Dorman in 1870 on Foregate Street, Dorman's began by manufacturing cutting tools for the footwear industry, but soon began to produce more specialised machinery such as printing, ...

Dorman's Factory War Memorial, Stafford

This First World War Memorial is painted in oils on canvas and lists those employees of W.H. Dorman & Co Ltd of Stafford who fought in the 1914-18 war. Names are listed on the main panels with additional ...

Dorman's Factory Workshop, Stafford

Fitting and Assembly Room. Founded by William Henry Dorman in 1870 on Foregate Street, Dorman's began by manufacturing cutting tools for the footwear industry, but soon began to produce more specialised ...

Drawing Office, British Reinforced Concrete, Stafford

The Drawing Office in the Stafford offices of British Reinforced Concrete. The original ceiling of this room had skylights and open structural metalwork which produced condensation which dripped onto ...

Drawing Office, Siemen's Brothers Engineering Works, Stafford,

Around the turn of the 20th Century, following their move from Woolwich to Stafford, the newly recruited labour force of Siemens Brothers began to produce electrical rotating plant, transformers and switchgear ...

Duncan Hall office staff at the Post Office Training Centre, Yarnfield

This photograph of office staff taking a break outside Duncan Hall at the Post Office Training Centre was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. Among those in the photograph: Pauline Loader, ...