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Aeroplane from a Flying Display, Stafford,

The pilot was Gustav Hamel, a pioneer aviator, who performed a flying display over Lammascote Fields at the request of Stafford Town Council. His monoplane was brought to Stafford by train and taken ...

Alfred Sohier Bolton

Bronze bas-relief plaque of Alfred Sohier Bolton (1827-1901) of Moor Court, Oakamoor, and of the firm Thomas Bolton & Sons, copper manufacturers. He was an original member of Staffordshire County Council ...

Andrew Lumsdale

Andrew Lumsdale of Stoke on Trent in full Masonic regalia. He was a Stoke on Trent City Councillor.

Army Recruits at Colwich Station,

Army recruits at Colwich Railway Station awaiting departure. They are accompanied by a local councillor and a police constable. The alternate image is a digitally colourised version of the image.

Bass Shire horses visit to Holy Trinity C.E.(C) Primary School, Burton

This photograph was taken on the school playground during a visit from two of the Bass Shire horses. The school has four school teams, each of which is named after one of the four Bass Shires. Those ...

Berkswich branch, Annual Dinner, British Legion, Stafford

Officials and visitors are pictured at the the annual dinner of the Berkswich branch of the British Legion held at the Swan Hotel in Stafford. Seated left to right: the Deputy Mayor, Alderman L Dobson, ...

Cannock Urban District Council Members and Officers, The Council House, High Green, Cannock

On the front row, left to right are: Percy Shaw, Walter Holston, Jack Holston, Marjorie Heath, Bernard Rastall, Len Sharrat (Chairman for that year), Dennis Dixon Snr., Joan Loverock, Ike Jaques, Ernie ...

Cartoon of Leek Urban District Council Elections, "Bravo Young Leek"

This drawing illustrates the elections race involving town councillors, where the younger man beats the older contestants. All of the men shown are real election candidates.

Celebrations for Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, Stone

Coronation celebrations executive committee pictured at the Town Hall: Standing: Mr J. W. Moore (Chairman of Records Committee), Mr A. N. Barrowcliffe (Clerk’s Assistant), Mr C. H. Matthews (Clerk ...

Children on the igloo, Derrington

On the 'igloo' on Derrington playing fields, all the village children in 1984. At the front are (left) Gillian Cox, Parish Councilor for Derrington, and Mrs Sue Edwards, the Treasurer of Derrington Playing ...

Civic Party visits RAF Stafford

Chairman and Vice-chairman of Staffordshire County Council, together with County Councillors and Officers, along with members of Stafford Rural District Council and representatives of the County Police ...

Coronation mug presentation, Christ Church School, Stone

Presentation of Coronation mugs to children at Christ Church Schools by Councillor T. Bagley (Chairman of the Council) and Councillor R. F. Goodill (Vice Chairman of Council). Part of the town's celebrations ...

Coronation procession to mark Queen Elizabeth II's accesion to the throne, Leek

Chairman and local councillors of the Leek Urban District Council heading to the Parish Church for a special service to mark the new queen's accession.

County Council Meeting, Stafford,

The County Buildings opened in Martin Street on 29 October 1895. Previously councillors had used the facilities in the Borough Hall and the Shire Hall. A competition was organised to find an architect, ...

Crispin Inn Flower and Horticultural Show, Stafford

Pictured is ten year old Ann Minshall, daughter of the show committee Chairman, Mr H Minshall, as she presents a bouquet to the Mayoress of Stafford, Mrs C Jones at the Crispin Inn Flower and Horticultural ...

Cycling Proficiency Test, Stone

Councillor Arthur Swanwick and Mr M C Downing, Clerk to Stone Urban District Council are pictured with several of the 80 entrants who took part in a Cycling Proficiency Test in Stone on Saturday 12 October ...

Dorman's Dinner Dance, Stafford

The Mayor of Stafford, Alderman Miss Iris Moseley, was guest of Honour at the Works Annual Dance organised by the Dorman Social Committee and held in the Borough Hall, Stafford on 11 December 1964. Left ...

Dudley Francis Stuart Ryder, 3rd Earl of Harrowby

Portrait of Dudley Francis Stuart Ryder, 4th Baron Harrowby, Viscount Sandon, 3rd Earl of Harrowby (1831-1900). He was Liberal Member of Parliament for Lichfield 1856-1859 and played a prominent role ...