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Anglesey Hotel, Hednesford

The Anglesey Hotel, Hednesford viewed from Market Street. It was built in 1831 by Edmund Peel of Tamworth, son of Sir Robert Peel of Drayton Manor; brother to Robert, sometime British Prime Minister. ...

Bookmakers, Uttoxeter Racecourse

Bookmakers watching the races. The first meeting at Uttoxeter Racecourse was held in May 1907.

Burton Races

Lantern slide view of Burton races in 1825. An engraving has been superimposed over a photographic image of cloudy skies. Horse racing had taken place on Burton Meadow since 1732. This image shows ...

Dog track, Fazeley

Speedway had previously occupied the stadium at Fazeley, between 1947 and 1950. The site had become the Deer Park Estate by 2003.

Eccleshall Gymkhana, Acton Hill, Eccleshall

Janet Tillet of Walton-on-the-Hill, Stafford on her pony, Glengyle, pictured at Eccleshall Horticultural Show and Gymkhana held at Acton Hill, Eccleshall.

Hanley Greyhound Stadium entrance, Hanley

The entrance to Hanley Greyhound Stadium at the bottom of Robson Street. To the right is the Robson Street Ropery, operated by A T Robson and making cord, twine, ropes and varieties of packaging. In ...

Pigeon Fanciers, Belle Vue, Victoria Avenue, Kidsgrove

A group of pigeon fanciers seen here outside the Belle Vue, in Victoria Avenue. Included in the photograph are Mr Dale, Mr Albutt, Mr Turner, and Mr Peter Holland with the landlord, Mr Turner, holding ...

Pigeon loft, Rugeley

In the 1920's Pigeon keeping was a very popular pastime and there were two pigeon flying clubs in the area, one at Rugeley and another in Bereton.

Pigeon race winners, Rugeley

Mr J. Jones and his sons holding their prize winning racing pigeons, pictured outided their pigeon loft in Rugeley. A Rugeley Times photograph (courtesy of the Birmingham Post).

Pony Trotting Race, Longnor Races

The pony training race at the annual Longnor Sports or Wakes Races. The Longnor Sports date back to 1904 and are always held on the first Thursday after the first Sunday in September. The event attracts ...

Racecourse Road, Oakhill, Stoke-on-Trent

Racecourse Road is a short road off London Road. At the time of the photograph it lead to the Oakhill Gate entrance to the Michelin Tyre Company factory. Before the Michelin factory was built in 1927 ...

Racing pigeon carrier, Uttoxeter

A racing pigeon carrier pictured in the Carter Street car park, Uttoxeter.

Ridgway Potteries Ltd, Waterloo Road, Cobridge

This is the Globe Pottery operated by Ridgway Potteries Ltd, part of the Lawley group of companies. It was on the west side of Waterloo Road, just north of the Cobridge Road and Waterloo Road junction. ...

Sir William Bass

Lithograph print. A caricature of Sir William Arthur Hamar Bass, 2nd Baronet (1879-1952), racehorse owner and supporter of the early film industry . Appeared in 'Vanity Fair' September 14th 1905. He ...

St Mark's Street, Shelton

Looking north along St Mark's Street in Shelton with Hanley Greyhound and Speedway Stadium (Sun Street Stadium) at the bottom. Sun Street is the road at the bottom. The houses in this part of the street ...

Sun Street Greyhound Stadium, Hanley

Hanley Greyhound and Speedway stadium (also known as Sun Street Stadium) was a popular haunt for American servicemen based at Yarnfield. It lay between Clough Street, Mount Pleasant and Sun Street in ...

Sun Street Greyhound Stadium, Hanley

Hanley Greyhound and Speedway stadium (also known as Sun Street Stadium) lay between Clough Street, Mount Pleasant and Sun Street in Shelton. The area was also known as Tinkersclough. This is the view ...

Trotting cart at Mill Farm, Abbey Hulton

The photograph shows George B (the horse) in a sulky horse racing chariot with the driver, Ann Whieldon. A sulky is a lightweight two-wheeled cart with just a driver's seat. According to Bert Bentley ...

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