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ANZAC Soldiers at Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

ANZAC was the abbreviation for the Australian & New Zealand Army Corps and was formed early in the conflict of the Great War answering the British Empire's call to arms. The Expeditionary Force originally ...

Apedale, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Apedale looking towards the Wedgwood monument, prior to it being damaged in a storm. The Wedgwood Monument was erected in 1850 and was a memorial to John Wedgwood (1760-1839) who had been a local colliery ...

Axe Edge, near Leek. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Axe Edge and the Leek-Buxton road. This area is now part of the Peak District National Park. The image is one of a series labelled "Leek & Buxton".

Bath Pool, Kidsgrove

Bath Pool was a picturesque spot just south of Kidsgrove, but was greatly altered in the late 1960s when a new stretch of railway line had to be laid through the area.

Bath Pool, Kidsgrove

Oil painting by John Munday, looking south towards the island, with Harecastle Hill on the right.

Beeston Tor. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape taken at Manifold Valley, Staffordshire. The geological landmark known as Beeston Tor can be seen in the background. This area is now part of the Peak District National Park.

Beeston Tor. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape taken at Dovedale, Derbyshire. This area is now part of the Peak District National Park.

Beeston Tor. Photographed by William Blake.

Stereoscope slide containing a landscape taken at Manifold Valley, Staffordshire. The geological landmark known as Beeston Tor can be seen in the background. This area is now part of the Peak District ...

Beggars' Oak tree, Bagot's Park

This enormous tree was a popular local attraction. People often chose to visit the tree for a summer outing. Many of the branches needed supports because of their weight and length. When the branches ...

Bell Heather, or Erica cinerea

You can spot this shrub on the drier parts of heaths and moors, especially in the Churnet Valley and Cannock Chase. Flowering between May and August, it produces fruit between August and October and ...

Berkswich Millennium Sundial

The Millennium Sundial located at Broc Hill, near to Milford and Brocton is close to paths that are popular with walkers. It may be used to tell the time (sunshine permitting) and also as a seat from ...

Birch Walk, near Colwich, Cannock Chase

Postcard published by W.H. Smith & Son, Stafford. Postmarked 18 November 1915.

Bird Watching at Doxey Marshes

This photograph was taken at Doxey Marshes Nature Reserve by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. If you recognise the man in this view please contact us. This large Nature Reserve lies within the ...

Bosley Cloud

Bosley Cloud, also known as The Cloud, is a prominent hill (standing at 343 metres) situated in the Peak District, with views across the Cheshire Plain. the border between Staffordshire and Cheshire ...

Brindley Village, Cannock Chase

The Ministry of Pensions Hospital at Brindley Heath on Cannock Chase. The Military Hospital was built in 1916 to serve both Brocton and Rugeley army training camps. The hospital had twelve wards with ...

Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

A postcard view of “F” and “G” Battalion Lines at Brocton Camp. On the reverse it says, “F & G Lines a view of part of Brocton Camp, the home of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade”. In order to differentiate ...

Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

A postcard view of Brocton Camp showing the undulating terrain of the north-eastern slopes of Old Acre Valley with “J” Battalion Line in the far distance on Tar Hill, above Brocton Village. The other ...

Brocton Camp, Cannock Chase

A postcard view looking toward “F” & “G” Battalion Lines at Brocton Camp. In the foreground beyond the upgraded track that used to come up from Brocton Village is the Farmhouse. Behind are the officer’s ...