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Celebrations on the Common Plot, Stone

A photograph looking across the Common Plot, possibly during celebrations for George V's Silver Jubilee in 1935. On the left can be seen the tower of Bent's Brewery. In the distance can be seen the ...

Downs Banks, Stone

Looking towards the ford and Ford Farm. This view is now largely obscured by trees and scrub which has since invaded the heath land. In the eighteenth century Bluebarn Farm on Downs Bank grew hops ...

High Street, May Bank, Newcastle-under-Lyme

May Bank has always been a predominantly residential area and it remained such in 2002. The main feature of May Bank is the Marsh, which can be seen on the left hand side of this photograph.

Old Cottages on Wolstanton Marsh, Wolstanton

A view of a thatched cottage that stood on Wolstanton Marsh for many years. This cottage was a favourite with postcard producers, until it became too run down.

Old Cottages, Wolstanton Marsh, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A watercolour by E.J.B. Evans of a view of Wolstanton. The view looks out over some cottages onto the Marsh, with St. Margaret's Church in the background.

Sunday School Treat at Clayton Green, Newcastle-under-Lyme

An outing to the rural Clayton Green is captured here. Such outings were becoming more popular at the time amongst all classes of society.

The Common Plot, Stone

A view of the Common Plot looking towards Motley Pits. The trees were planted for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887.

View from the Marsh, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of Wolstanton taken from the marsh, showing two picturesque cottages in the foreground. Many postcards were made of these two cottages, before they became too run down. St. Margaret's Church at ...

Wolstanton Marsh, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of Wolstanton taken from the marsh. St. Margaret's Church at Wolstanton can be seen in the background. This postcard shows how close the village and countryside were, with cows grazing on fields ...

Wolstanton Marsh, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of the marsh at Wolstanton, with St. Margaret's Church in the distance. Children are seen playing on the swings located on the marsh.

Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Wolstanton County Grammar School was opened in 1928

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