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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 ...

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 ...

Assize Judges, St. Mary’s Church, Stafford

Assize Judges, Mr Justice Pearson and Mr Justice Hallett are seen with a Police guard of honour as they enter St. Mary’s Collegiate Church for the service which traditionally preceded the opening of the ...

Broadsheet - Staffordshire Lent Assizes, 1845

A broadsheet detailing the sentences for prisoners at the Staffordshire Lent Assizes, at the Shire Hall, Stafford in 1845. The judges were The Right Hon. Sir Frederick Pollock, Knight; and Thomas Joshua ...

Burton Police Station and Magistrates Court

Burton Police Station and Magistrates Court, Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent. The Court was built in 1907 and designed by Henry Beck, architect of Burton-upon-Trent. An oil painting by C.W. ...

Calendar of Prisoners at Quarter Sessions, Stafford

The courts of Quarter Sessions were established in 1362 and sat for over 600 years until their abolition in 1971. The court’s initial function was judicial – to hear criminal cases – but over time the ...

Caroline Pulley, Stafford Gaol

From the Stafford Gaol Photograph Albums, 1877-1916, this photograph taken at Stafford Gaol, and shows prisoner 4408, Caroline Pulley. Prisoners were required to show their hands to the camera, but Caroline ...

Central & South West Staffordshire Bench of Magistrates

Pictured are three former Chairmen of the Central & South-West Staffordshire Bench, including the current Bench Chairman, Jenny Webb J.P., together with the Justices' Clerk for Staffordshire at their ...

Christmas tree in the Market Square, Stafford

A night time view of the Market Square in Stafford with a Christmas tree with lights. The Shire Hall is to the left and the railings in the foreground show where steps led down to underground public ...

Construction of Stafford Magistrates Court and Stafford Police Station

In the centre of this view is the construction site for Stafford Police Station (left) and Magistrates Court (right) which is bordered by Eastgate Street, Cope Street and South Walls. In the background ...

Court House, Pattingham

The Court House stands north of the Vicarage on Patshull Road. It dates from the mid 18th century.

Courtroom, New Guildhall Interior, Stafford

The original Guildhall was built in 1853. It housed the Borough Council, the courts and on the ground floor was a police station. By the 1930s a new police station was needed and one was constructed ...

Courtroom, New Guildhall Interior, Stafford

The original Guildhall was built in 1853. It housed the Borough Council, the courts and on the ground floor was a police station. By the 1930s a new police station was needed and one was constructed ...

Dr. Edward Vaughan Kenealy

Lithograph print. A caricature of Dr. Edward Vaughan Hyde Kenealy (1819-1880), Irish barrister and writer, by 'Spy', with caption 'the claimant's council'. Appeared in 'Vanity Fair' 13th September 1873. ...

Edalji trial, Great Wyrley

George Edalji can be seen here standing in the dock. In 1903 George Edalji was convicted of maiming horses and recieved a seven year sentence. The charge was unproved however, and it is thought Edalji ...

Edward George Percy Littleton, 3rd Baron Hatherton

Oil painting. Full-length seated portrait of Edward George Percy Littleton, 3rd Baron Hatherton (1842-1930). Son of the 2nd Baron Hatherton (1815-1888). Married Lady Charlotte Louisa Rowley (died 1923), ...

Edward George Percy Littleton, 3rd Baron Hatherton

Edward George Percy Littleton, 3rd Baron Hatherton (1842-1930). Son of the 2nd Baron Hatherton (1815-1888). Married Lady Charlotte Louisa Rowley (died 1923), daughter of the 4th Baronet Rowley, in 1867. ...

Edward George Percy Littleton, 3rd Baron Hatherton

Edward George Percy Littleton, 3rd Baron Hatherton (1842-1930). Son of the 2nd Baron Hatherton (1815-1888). Married Lady Charlotte Louisa Rowley (died 1923), daughter of the 4th Baronet Rowley, in 1867. ...