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Canal Side, Great Haywood

Postcard view of the towpath alongside the Trent and Mersey Canal at Great Haywood. There is a man sitting on the towpath fishing in the canal. The iron bridge seen in the picture carried the drive from ...

Charles Cotton

Charles Cotton (1630-1687) of Beresford Hall, poet and writer. He is best known for his contributions to Izaak Walton's 'The Compleat Angler'. Engraved by Philip Audinet and drawn by Linnel after ...

Charles Cotton's Fishing Lodge, Beresford Dale

Issak Walton and Charles Cotton's Fishing Lodge in Beresford Dale on River Dove, built in the 17th century. Dovedale was made famous by Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton who wrote The Compleat Angler ...

Charles Cotton's Fishing Lodge, Beresford Dale

Issak Walton and Charles Cotton's Fishing Lodge in Beresford Dale on River Dove, built in the 17th century. Dovedale was made famous by Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton who wrote The Compleat Angler in ...

Charles Cotton's Fishing Lodge, Beresford Dale

Lantern slide view of Issak Walton and Charles Cotton's Fishing Lodge in Beresford Dale on River Dove, built in the 17th century. Dovedale was made famous by Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton who wrote ...

Charles Cotton's Fishing Lodge, Beresford Dale

Lantern slide view of Issak Walton and Charles Cotton's Fishing Lodge in Beresford Dale on River Dove, built in the 17th century. Dovedale was made famous by Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton who wrote ...

Fishing on the weir, Burton upon Trent

Lantern slide view of boys fishing on the weir on the River Trent. Beyond can be seen a cricket match taking place on the meadows, with Stapenhill church tower far right. Copyright Burton Library

Fishing party, Woodseaves area

Four men sitting by tent in field, a fishing party with angling equipment. Please contact us if you recognise the people and place. Photographer: Harry Osbourne of Woodseaves.

Fishing, Willenhall area

A photograph taken by Harold Cartwright of Willenhall, so it could have been taken in the area. Possibly Moseley Park or Willenhall Memorial Park.

Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton (1593-1683)was a famous angler and author whose best known work 'The Complete Angler' was published 1653 and is still in print. Born in Stafford in 1593, Walton moved to London to become ...

Izaak Walton's Cottage, Shallowford

Izaak Walton was a famous angler and author whose best known work 'The Complete Angler' was published 1653 and is still in print. Born in Stafford in 1593, Walton moved to London to become an apprentice ...

Izaak Walton's Cottage, Shallowford

Izaak Walton was a famous angler and author whose best known work 'The Complete Angler' was published 1653 and is still in print. Born in Stafford in 1593, Walton moved to London to become an apprentice ...

Love Lane Bridge, Rugeley

A view of the Trent & mersey Canal from underneath Love Lane Bridge. The wharf buildings, once belonging to Stokes tannery business, have now been demolished and new canalside apartments have been developed. ...

Norton Pool, Norton Canes

Now known as Chasewater, Norton Pool was formed in 1797 by damming two streams: the Crane Brook which flowed into the Tame, and another stream flowing into the Penk, to provide a feeder to the extended ...

Railway viaduct over the River Trent, Mavesyn Ridware

Viaduct taking the Trent Valley railway over the River Trent, near Mavesyn Ridware and Armitage. On the right a man can be seen standing, with shotgun and dog.

River Trent, Burton-upon-Trent

Anglers fishing in the River Trent, with Leander Rowing Club in the background. The Burton Leander Club was formed in 1847 and is one of the oldest rowing clubs in the country. Their boathouse is on ...

Roger Woolley, Tutbury

Roger Woolley, born Tutbury 1877 d.1959 Roger was well known for his fly tying and was the author of several books about fishing flies. He was the founder of "Roger Woolley and Co." and tied individual ...

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, Penkridge

This postcard view shows a quiet scene with children fishing on a stretch of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal as it passes through Penkridge. This view was taken looking north along the canal ...

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