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Aerial view of Lancashire Dynamo Electronic Products Ltd's factory site, Brereton

The L.D.E.P. factory was built in 1955 with several subsequent extensions. The two and three storey office block at the top of this image dates from 1961; its top storey housed a conference room and ...

Botanical Study, by Elizabeth Blake

Sketched scientific cross sectional study of a Primrose. The diagram provides names for parts of the plant's anatomy. This study was undertaken by Elizabeth Blake, William Blake's sister, and details ...

Brereton 'Old' Vicarage

A rear view of Brereton Old Vicarage. The Reverend Evelyn Henry Hill and his wife, Ida Lucy Hill in the garden of their Brereton Vicarage home. After a period as a curate at Rugeley, he was the Vicar ...

Cheshire Cottage and Egyptian Court, Biddulph Grange Gardens

This is a plan of the Egyptian Court and Cheshire Cottage at Biddulph Grange Gardens. These buildings were created as an integral part of the gardens by James Bateman who set up the gardens in the mid ...

Hommers and Sons Dutch Bulbs, Codsall

Henk Hommers Jr, Henk Hommers Snr and Sjoerd Hommers pictured at H.S. Hommers and Sons Dutch Bulbs, with crates full of tulip bulbs. Henk Snr's father Hendrick Hommers started growing bulbs in Beverwijk, ...

Horticultural Show, Acton Trussell

Mr D Tonks (judge) points out prizewinning exhibits to the Chairman, the Rev. W A Appleby (Vicar of Bednall) at Acton Trussell horticultural show, looking on are left to right: Mr A W Bunn (committee ...

Horticultural Show, Shire Hall, Stafford

Displays at a horticultural show held in the Great Hall at the Shire Hall, Market Square, Stafford. Featured is James A. Heap's display of chrysanthemums. He was tenant at Shugborough Walled Garden ...

Lloyd's Gardens, Brewood

This postcard view shows Lloyd’s Nurseries & Tea Rooms which stood on the right hand side of Coven Road, Brewood (travelling towards Coven), approximately 100 metres after the junction with Port Lane ...

National Garden Festival

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The National Garden Festival on this site between May and October 1986 is a very important event for Stoke-on-Trent. First of all it will see the restoration and reclamation of this 180 acre site – one ...

Playing musical chairs, Sports and Flower Show, Pattingham

The adults pictured, from left to right are: Norah Chaplin, Harold Taylor, Uncle Bob Taylor, Bill Boland, Bill Ash and Ken Lakin. The game is being played on the old School field, now Orchard Close. The ...

Port Vale Football Ground, Burslem

The view south west from Dolly's Lane across the allotments towards Vale Park. Port Vale opened this ground in 1950. The two stands are Bycars Road nearest the camera and the Railway Stand behind, opened ...

Sports and Flower Show, Rudge Road field, Pattingham

Standing, from left to right, are: Margaret Taylor, Kath Head, Alan Head, Ann Burgess holding baby David, Mary Ash, Eveyn Lakin, ?, Ken Lakin, Annie Head, Ernie Ellis, Bill Ash, Jack Taylor, John Collinge, ...

Station Houses, Consall, Churnet Valley

This photographs shows the Station Houses at Consall with well tended vegetable gardens, together with the Churnet Valley Railway Line and Caldon Canal. the houses were built in 1902. the house at the ...

Tending the garden, Churchyard, Church Street, Tamworth

From left to right are, Vicar Coxon, Mr Critchlow, and Mr H. Chaplin, the Verger, tending the garden of the church yard.

The Chinese Temple, Biddulph Grange Gardens

This is a plan of the chinese temple at Biddulph Grange Gardens. The gardens were created in the mid 19th century by James Bateman to house his large plant collection. The chinese temple is only part ...

The Great Wall Tower, Biddulph Grange Gardens

This plan is of the Great Wall tower at Biddulph Grange Gardens. The ornamental buildings were created as an integral part of the gardens by James Bateman, who set up the gardens in the mid 19th century ...

The Orangery, Ingestre Hall

This photograph was taken during the Ingestre Festival which was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the building of the current Ingestre Hall. Ingestre Orangery was built in about 1770 by Samuel ...

Victoria Park, Stafford

A colourful postcard view of Victoria Park in Stafford. On the right is the Alderman Mottram Shelter which is a Grade II listed cast iron and timber structure that dates back to 1905. This postcard ...

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