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Barton Land Home for the Elderly, Barlaston,

Barton Land under repair; builders are replacing the roof tiles. The nineteenth century building was formerly known as Upper House and was the home of the Barton- Land family. The house was bequeathed ...

Cannock Chase Laundry staff and van

Photograph of Cannock Chase Laundry staff and a delivery van outside Cannock Chase Motor Co. Ltd. garage, Cannock.

Cannock Chase Laundry staff and van

Photograph of Cannock Chase Laundry staff and delivery van, possibly delivering to one of the Great War Army training camps on Cannock Chase, Staffordshire.

Cannock Chase Laundry staff and van, Chadsmoor

Photograph of Cannock Chase Laundry staff and delivery van, Arthur Street, Chadsmoor, Cannock, Staffordshire.

Castle Hill Laundry, Silverdale Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Washing and dollying at Castle Hill Laundry, Silverdale road, Newcastle-under-Lyme. The Laundry opened in 1903 and was still functioning after World War II Image from 'Staffordshire Past and Present: ...

Castle Hill Laundry, Silverdale Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The ironing room at Castle Hill Laundry, Silverdaale road, Newcastle-under-Lyme. The laundry opened in 1903 and was still functioning after World War II. Image from 'Staffordshire Past and Present: ...

Chauffeur and maid, Shugborough

George Rose and Helen Milne, housemaid in the Servants' Quarters courtyard at Shugborough. He was Head Chauffeur to the Earl of Lichfield between about 1920 and 1931, and again from 1933 until his death ...

Clough Hall Public Steam Laundry

Photograph of workers outside the Clough Hall laundry building, with a horse and cart advertising their service. We believe that the Clough Hall Laundry was in one of the outbuildings of the mansion, ...

Domestic servants at Shugborough,

Janet, 2nd Laundry Maid, and George Ferneyhough, Carpenter and Odd Job Man, standing on the Laundry drying green at Shugborough. The drying green is now the site of the restaurant at Shugborough.

Drying Yard, Stafford Laundry,

Stafford Laundry was founded in 1899 on North Street (now Stone Road). The laundry closed in 1986 and the buildings were demolished.

Electric steam iron

A Hoover electric steam iron, model 4004. Made of chrome-plated steel and plack plastic. Collected from Ettingshall Park, Wolverhampton. From the Staffordshire County Museum collection.

Eliza Loveday, Great Haywood

Eliza Loveday, laundress at Shugborough and wife of George Loveday, butler at Shugborough. She lived at Rock Cottage, opposite St. Stephen's Church, Great Haywood.

Goose iron

A tailor's goose iron from Bert Wheeldon's tailor's shop, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire. Made by J. & J. Siddons of West Bromwich and marked 'Size 8'. Tailor's irons such as this solid iron are extra ...

Ironing Room, Stafford Gaol,

Female prisoners ironing in the laundry. The laundry provided clean linen for the gaol.

Ironing Room, Stafford Laundry

Stafford Laundry was founded in 1899 on North Street (now Stone Road). The machines on the left were used to polish men's collars, while on the right gas irons are being used for pressing. The laundry ...

Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Looking west along Ironmarket, with a tram in front of the Municipal Hall on the right. Original photograph by William Parton of High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Image from 'Staffordshire Past and ...

Kinver Chippery and Launder Centre, High Street, Kinver

Kinver Chippery and Launder Centre at 122 High Street, Kinver. The shop is still a fish and chip shop, trading as Kinver Fish Bar, but the adjoining premises is Shimla Indian Cuisine (2021).

Laundry Room, Stafford Gaol,

The laundry was located at the rear of the women's gaol, and gave employment to the female prisoners. The laundry provided clean linen for the gaol.