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Alfred Edward Carter, Saddler, 42 Market Place, Uttoxeter

Advertisement for Alfred Edward Carter, saddler, harness maker and cab proprietor.

An Address to the Public in Answer to the Case of the Trent and Mersey Canal Company - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Controversial Proposals The Trent and Mersey Canal Company has recently issued controversial proposals to build a reservoir and extend a branch canal to Leek. This pamphlet, sent to Enoch Wood's ...

Anderton canal wharves, Middleport

The camera is looking northwards along the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. The buildings on the right belonged to the Anderton Canal Company who were one of the three main carriers serving the Potteries ...

Arthur Johnson, butcher, Salt

Arthur Johnson, a butcher from Salt, with his son Reg delivering meat in villages around Stafford circa 1911. Reg, who was the eldest of seven children, ran the Sandon store during the war, later ran ...

At a Meeting - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Post in the Potteries - 1801 In 1801 a national postal system using a fleet of coaches was growing in coverage but still did not directly serve the Potteries. Many towns and cities not served by ...

At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle - Minutes of a Meeting to discuss the building of new branch canals. From the Enoch Wood scrapbook.

At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle a group of prominent men have gathered to discuss the plans for new branch canals connecting Hanley, Shelton, Burslem and Lane End. The men include local pottery manufacturers ...

Barlow and Willday, coal merchants, Glascote road, Glascote, Tamworth

Samuel Barlow Coal Co. Ltd offices can be seen on the right, with W.H. Willday and Co. Ltd Offices on the left, with their coal delivery van parked outside. Barlows shipped and moved coal in bulk whilst ...

Bean lorry, Longsdon

A ‘Bean’ lorry owned by Isaac Turner, coal haulier from Longsdon near Leek, driven by Joe Fisher from 1931 to 1935.

Beeston Tor, Leek & Manifold Light Railway

A packed passenger train with two locomotives has halted at Beeston Tor Station on its way north along the Leek and Manifold Light Railway . The line, which opened in 1904, closed in 1934, and the track ...

Belgrave Road, Dresden. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Belgrave Road, Dresden, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and Dresden areas near ...

Bent's Brewery delivery truck, Stone

Bent's Brewery was established in Newcastle-under-Lyme in the 1790s by William Bent. The business remained in Newcastle until 1936, when manufacture transferred to Liverpool. The company expanded in ...

Book Illustration entitled "View of The Potteries." Photographed by William Blake c. 1900-1940

Photograph of a book illustration entitled "View of the Potteries." This image is used elsewhere in the collection for a presentation by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder containing ...

British Reinforced Concrete factory, Stafford

A lorry in the B.R.C livery loaded with rolls of steel mesh parked outside the B.R.C. factory on Silkmore Lane in Stafford. Photograph taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. The British Reinforced ...

British Waterways Depot, Burslem Branch Canal, Burslem

British Waterways was the authority responsible for maintaining the majority of canals in the United Kingdom. Formed in 1962 it became the Canal & River Trust in 2012. This depot was at the far end of ...

Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and ...

Broadway, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene with a view of Broadway roundabout at Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The King's Arms public house is to the left of the picture and a double decker bus can be seen coming round the ...

Broadway, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and ...

Broom Street, Hanley

Broom Street runs east off Old Town Road in Hanley. On the corner is Safin House, occupied in 1963 by S Finney & Sons, Wholesale Warehousemen. H & E Smith's tile factory still stands, although no longer ...