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Armistice Day 1918, King Street, Talke Pits

Standing from left to right are Mr James Lewis, Mr William Lewis, Mr David Taylor, Jack Davis, and Miss Nellie Lewis. Joseph or Richard Kennedy is pictured sitting on the floor on the left, with William ...

Armistice Day Parade, Lichfield

This Parade was held to celebrate the end of World War One. Colonel Swinfen-Broun and his wife, can be seen on the left hand side of this photograph. Colonel Swinfen Broun set up a Charitable Trust ...

Armistice Day, Stone

Service and civic parade in front of the War Memorial on Granville Square, Armistice Day. The Stone War Memorial on Granville Square was unveiled on 10 January 1921 by Lord Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant ...

British Legion parading, Church Road, Codsall

Codsall British Legion parading down Church Road, with a new flag after a dedication in Codsall Parish Church. Possibly Armistice Day. Next to standard bearer is Bill Neal (Bilbrook Church Warden), ...

Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation, High Street, Chesterton

High Street, Chesterton June 2 1953

Celebration meal, Rugeley

Celebration meal for soldiers returning after the First World War, held in the Market Hall. It is likely that this is the event held on 29th November 1919 when some of the returning men were presented ...

Celebrations at the end of World War Two, The Riddings, Amington, Tamworth

Residents and their families taking part in celebrations at the end of World War Two in the summer of 1945.

Decorations welcoming home troops, Farley Hall

A postcard view of preparations to welcome home troops from the First World War at Farley Hall, near Alton

Frobisher Hall Victory celebrations, Swynnerton

Cast and audience at a concert in the Social Centre at Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton. The occasion could be part of victory celebrations in 1945. Nellie Kizis is in the left foreground of the shot standing ...

Frobisher Hall, Swynnerton

This group photograph could possible have been taken at a Victory party to celebrate the end of the 2nd World War, Nellie Kizis is 3rd from the left in the front row next to the stage. Nellie Kizis ...

Guildhall, Market Square, Stafford

The Guildhall on Market Square, Stafford decorated for Peace Celebrations at the end of the First World War. The Guildhall pictured here was built in 1853. It was demolished in 1934 as part of the Borough ...

Handbill advertising Russian Revolution memorial meeting

This handbill was distributed in Hanley giving notice of a meeting in the Temperance hall to celebrate the Russian Revolution

High Street, Burton-on-Trent

View of the street decorated in celebration of the announcement of peace after World War I.

Home coming of South African War volunteers, Market Place, Burton-on-Trent

The second of the Boer Wars ended in May 1902 after the Treaty of Vereeniging was signed by the British Government and the Boers. The peace treaty brought to an end the Transvaal and Orange Free State ...

Lotus Factory Workers, Peace Celebrations, Stone

This group of workers celebrating Peace at the end of World War I are believed to be pictured in the Lotus Ltd. shoe factory in Cross Street, Stone. Handwritten on the reverse is the date July 18th 1919. Lotus ...

memorial plaque, All Saints' Church, Dilhorne

Wall mounted commemorative plaque to Dilhorne parishioners who gave their lives in World War 1939-1945. It also tells that the existing five church bells were rehung with an additional bell being funded ...

Miss Beardmore's private school, Wolstanton

Peace celebrations at Miss Beardmore's School in Wolstanton. All the children are dressed in their best clothes to celebrate the end of the Boer War.

Peace celebrations at the Holly Bush, Brereton

Peace celebrations at the end of the Great War in 1919, at the Holly Bush Inn, Brereton, Rugeley.