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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 ...

Battle of Britain Parade by RAF Stafford

Pictured during a Battle of Britain Parade are RAF Stafford personnel marching from Greengate Street into the Market Square, Stafford. Taking the Salute on the platform on the right are Squadron Leader ...

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 ...

Court House, Pattingham

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

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. ...

High Street, West Side, Uttoxeter

View of shops and businesses including Shoppers Paradise and Walters and Welch.

Jensen Interceptor, Stone Police Station

A photograph taken during the investigation and trial of the notorious murderer and robber Donald Neilson, who was given the epithet 'the Black Panther' by the press. The kidnap and murder of Shropshire ...

John Chetwynd Talbot

John Chetwynd Talbot, QC (1806-1852), Judge, and son of Charles Chetwynd Talbot, 2nd Earl Talbot of Ingestre Hall. Stipple engraving of pencil drawing. Head and shoulders portrait, wearing scalf around ...

John Humffreys Parry

Print. A caricature of Sjt John Humffreys Parry (1816-1880), Serjeant at Law, by 'Spy'. Caption 'A lawyer'. Appeared in 'Vanity Fair' December 13th 1873. He was involved in the famous Tichborne ...

Lord Justice Wrottesley

The Rt. Hon. Sir Frederick John Wrottesley (1880-1948), Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal and Chairman of the Quarter Sessions for the County of Stafford, 1939-1948. He resigned as Lord Justice in ...

Lord Justice Wrottesley

The Rt. Hon. Sir Frederick John Wrottesley (1880-1948), Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal and Chairman of the Quarter Sessions for the County of Stafford, 1939-1948. He resigned as Lord Justice in ...

Memorial to Thomas Noon Talfourd, Shire Hall, Stafford

Thomas Noon Talfourd (1795-1854), was a writer, judge, and politician. He was called to the bar in 1821 and was Member of Parliament for Reading as a Radical from 1835 to 1841 and 1847 to 1848. He ...

New Zealand Rifle Brigade Parade, Stafford

At the end of the First World War, when the New Zealand Rifle Brigade left the military camp on Cannock Chase, they held a farewell parade through the streets of Stafford. Here the mayor is presenting ...

Portrait of John Cruso (Jnr), Leek

John Cruso Senior was a lawyer in Leek from the 1780s. His son John followed him into the profession and by 1817 he was a partner in his father's firm. When the elder man died in 1841, John Jnr moved ...

Portrait of William Allen, Leek

Mr. Allen was a senior partner in the solicitors firm of Hacker and Allen, whose offices were at 48 St. Edward Street. He was also a Law Clerk to the Commission. In 1852 he married Eliza Clowes and they ...

Promotional stunt for Odeon Cinema, Stafford

Dennis Holland riding a motorcycle and dressed as a character from the film 'Anatomy of a Murder' staring James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Eve Arden, George C. Scott, Arthur O'Connell, Kathryn ...

RAF Stafford 25 years of the Freedom of the Borough of Stafford

The Borough of Stafford conferred the Freedom of Entry into the Borough to RAF Stafford (16 MU) on 16 December 1954. To mark the 25th Anniversary of this honour there was a major parade through the town ...

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