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A Caution! Notice from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Dispute over ideas Printed notice from James Keeling regarding an infringment of patent on his oven for firing pottery. It is well known OUR PATENT It seems that someone has copied his oven design ...

Accident at the Mill, Great Haywood

This postcard view shows the fire brigade and local people draining the mill pond by using steam powered fire engines to lower the level of the water. In the foreground men are working Shugborough Hall's ...

Address to the Workmen in the Parishes of Burslem and Wolstanton - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

The Truck System This was a system whereby the workers were forced to accept goods in lieu of payment. They would be payed in tokens, which could only be spent at the company store or 'Tommy Shop.' The ...

Aerial View of Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A very different landscape to that of the present. Note the fork in the road to the right of the image - that is the junction between Northwood Lane and Clayton Road, the site of a roundabout today connecting ...

Aerial View of Stafford,

View looking north from above Tenterbanks.To the left is the River Sow, Broad Eye and the windmill. Stafford Gaol, on Gaol Road, can be seen in the top right hand corner. Copyright and ownership of ...

Albion Place and Bath Street, Stafford,

View of numbers 1 to 5 Albion Place and 1 Bath Street. These houses were demolished by 1965, and a police social club was erected on the site; this too was demolished by 1984. The corner of the old ...

Alfred Sohier Bolton

Bronze bas-relief plaque of Alfred Sohier Bolton (1827-1901) of Moor Court, Oakamoor, and of the firm Thomas Bolton & Sons, copper manufacturers. He was an original member of Staffordshire County Council ...

Alstonefield Football Club

Back row: Sydney Adams, Frank Pickford, Bert Riley, Phillip Oldfield, Des Gibbs, unknown, Billy Critchlow, Ken Hayward, Rev. Beresford, Herbert Wood, Les Fiander, Harry Taylor, Constable Worthington, ...

Ambulances, Heath House Auxiliary Hospital, Tean

Four ambulances with drivers and auxiliaries outside Heath House, near Tean, pictured during a voluntary blood donors day. With the support of the Phillips family, Heath House was used as a Red Cross ...

Anchor China Works and old Police Station, Sutherland Road, Longton

The Longton end of Sutherland Road with part of Longton Police Station on the right hand edge and the Anchor China Works in the centre. The road sign is giving directions for the junction of Sutherland ...

Anson Street, Rugeley

This postcard view looks northeast along Anson Street to the tower of St. Augustine’s church in the distance. The building on the left is Rugeley Police Station. This postcard was published by G. ...

Anson Street, Rugeley

A quiet Wednesday morning in Anson Street. On the left is the Police Station with three Police Officers in conversation by a motor-scooter parked on the road. On the right is the Post Office where two ...

Armistice Day, Stone

Service and civic parade in front of the War Memorial on Granville Square, Armistice Day. The Stone War Memorial on Granville Square was unveiled on 10 January 1921 by Lord Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant ...

Army Recruits at Colwich Station,

Army recruits at Colwich Railway Station awaiting departure. They are accompanied by a local councillor and a police constable. The alternate image is a digitally colourised version of the image.

Arthur Orton, the Tichborne Claimant

Lithograph print. A caricature of Arthur Orton (1834-1898), 'The Tichborne Claimant' by 'Ape'. Appeared in 'Vanity Fair' June 10th 1871, with caption 'Baronet or butcher'. Orton was an imposter who ...

Assembly Rooms, Corporation Street, Tamworth

The Assembly Rooms are seen here with the Volunteer Fire Brigade extending a ladder to the left of the building. The Assembly Rooms were built in the Italian Renaissance style by public subscription to ...

Association for the Prosecution of Felons - notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This notice outlines the aims of the Association for the Prosecution of Felons, formed in the Potteries in order "to bring Offenders of every description to condign punishment." Rewards There are ...

Association of Fair Trade, 2 Welch Street, Stoke

This building is presently used as offices but was originally constructed as a fire station in 1913. The original frontage had two large decorative brick arches with an ornate central column and datestone ...