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A List of Persons Receiving Relief from the Parish of Wolstanton - from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Family historians may relish this revealing booklet, which reports on the poverty suffered by the residents of Wolstanton, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, during 1830-1. It was commissioned by a parish committee ...

Aerial view of Stone from the north

A view looking towards the town centre. Station Road and the level crossing can be seen in the foreground. The town centre is in the middle of the photograph, with Walton to the right. The Workhouse ...

Aerial view of Stone from the north

A view looking towards the town centre. Victoria Terrace can and the railway can be seen in the foreground Just beyond children can be seen lining up in Christ Church School playground. The town centre ...

Aerial view of Stone from the north west

An aerial view looking towards the town centre. St. Michael's church is in the centre of this photograph, with Church Lane level crossing in the foreground, and the Mill to the right. The area now (2010) ...

Chell Workhouse, Turnhurst Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This plan shows some of the doors, windows and fireplaces of Chell workhouse. Workhouses date back to the 17th century and were set up as places that provided work, often in return for food and lodging, ...

Female imbecile ward, Stoke workhouse, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This plan is of the female imbecile ward (so called at the time) built in 1894 at Stoke workhouse on Newcastle Road. Workhouses were originally meant to be places where the poor could work in return for ...

Fern Cottage, Trentham parish workhouse

This plan is of Fern Cottage, Trentham parish workhouse. Parish workhouses began in the 17th and 18th centuries as places where the poor worked in return for food and board. The workhouses were frequently ...

Lichfield - Union Workhouse: sepia drawing

'South West View of the Union Workhouse, at Lichfield,' [on Trent Valley Road.] Showing a modern Gothic building. Artist: J. Buckler.

Male imbecile ward, Stoke workhouse, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This plan is of the male imbecile ward (so called at the time) built in 1894 at Stoke workhouse on Newcastle Road. Workhouses were originally meant to be places where the poor could work in return for ...

Military Hospital Staff, Newcastle Under Lyme

Staff outside the Military Hospital Nurses' Home on Newcastle Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme. During the First World War Stoke-upon-Trent Union Workhouse temporarily became a Military Hospital. After ...

Military Hospital Staff, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Staff and two small children pictured outside the Military Hospital Nurses' Home on Newcastle Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme. During the First World War Stoke-upon-Trent Union Workhouse temporarily became ...

Military Hospital, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Block B of the Military Hospital on Newcastle Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme pictured during the First World War. The building has since been demolished. During the First World War Stoke-upon-Trent Union ...

Moorlands Hospital, Leek

Moorlands Hospital, Ashbourne Road, Leek. This building was originally built as Leek Union Workhouse in 1838-39 to designs by J. Bateman and G. Drury. From the County Archaeology photograph collection ...

Newcastle Under-Lyme Canal in winter

The Newcastle-under-Lyme to Stoke canal photographed a few yards from Clayton Lane Bridge.The Newcastle canal was a 4 mile level canal from the Trent & Mersey Canal at Stoke to Newcastle-under-Lyme.The ...

Newcastle-under-Lyme Canal

The Newcastle-under-Lyme to Stoke canal photographed a few yards from Clayton Lane Bridge.The Newcastle canal was a 4 mile level canal from the Trent & Mersey Canal at Stoke to Newcastle-under-Lyme.The ...

Newchapel & Goldenhill Station, Stoke-on-Trent

Newchapel & Goldenhill station was on the Potteries Loop Line between the two settlements of Newchapel (to the north)and Goldenhill (to the south). The station was opened in 1874 and originally known ...

Norton-in-the-Moors Workhouse, Endon Road, Norton Green, Stoke-on-Trent

This building plan shows the layout of Norton workhouse which was at 266 - 270 Endon Road. Workhouses began in the 17th and 18th centuries as places where the poor worked in return for food and board ...

Nurse maids at Newcastle-under-Lyme Workhouse

Photograph of nurse maids with a collie dog at Newcastle-under-Lyme Workhouse. Newcastle-under-Lyme Poor Law Union was formed in April 1838 and a workhouse for up to 350 inmates was built on Keele ...