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Boscobel - The Royal Oak : woodcut engraving

'The King in his disguise as a Roundhead, when he left Boscobel.' Showing King Charles II dressed as a Roundhead. Anonymous.

Coronation of King George V commemorative medal, Stafford

Medallion commemorating the coronation of King George V. Hole punched through with metal link. Obverse: 'GEORGE V. - MARY'. Profile view of crowned King George and Queen Mary. Reverse: 'TO COMMEMORATE ...

Duke and Duchess of York and guests, Patshull Hall

House party at Patshull Hall. The photographer was Bennett Clarke.

Golden Jubilee commemorative medal, Stafford

White metal medallion commemorating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Obverse: 'QUEEN VICTORIA BORN MAY 24TH 1819 / ASCENDED THE THRONE 20TH JUNE 1827'. profile of Queen Victoria. Reverse: 'JUBILEE ...

Grand Duke Michael at Keele Hall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Grand Duke Michael of Russia purchased the lease of Keele Hall for ten years in 1901. He had many visitors during his stay including Edward VII and the Rajah of Putacota. The Duke is pictured here on ...

King Edward VII

Mezzotint engraving. State portrait of His Majesty King Edward VII. Stands in full regalia, with mace in right hand, crown on table to his right. Signed below right of image: "Joseph B. Pratt". Engraver: ...

King Edward VII at Lichfield Cathedral

This postcard view shows King Edward VII leaving Lichfield Cathedral by the Great West Door (main entrance) while two police officers keep watch. Although this postcard was published around 1901 or 1902 ...

Marson's Grocers Shop Advertisement, Stafford,

Advertisement for Marson's grocers shop, celebrating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Marson's was established in the Ancient High House on Greengate Street by John Marson in 1826. His son, William ...

Prince Charles, City Museum & art Gallery, Hanley

Prince Charles officially opened the City Museum & Art Gallery in Hanley on June 3rd 1981. Many people came to the museum in hope of getting a glimpse of him. He his pictured here taking a brief moment ...

Prince of Wales' visit to Burton upon Trent

HRH Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, pictured by the War Memorial in Burton upon Trent during his visit to the town in July 1929. He was visiting the town as part of its Jubilee celebrations. ...

Queen Elizabeth II's Visit to Stafford in 1955

Queen Mother's Visit to Lotus Shoe Factory, Stafford

The Queen Mother signing the visitors' book at Lotus Shoe factory on Sandon Road. She is accompanied by James Bostock, Chairman and Managing Director of Lotus and High Sheriff of the County. During ...

Royal Visit to Doulton Factory, Burslem

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This is a typical newsreel of a royal visit. This visit is in 1913. A very important visit of King George the Fifth and Queen Mary. It was only two years after the King’s coronation. At this time the ...

Tavern check, Three Tuns Inn, Stafford

A two pence tavern check issued by W. & J. Wright, proprietors of the Three Tuns Inn, 33 Gaolgate Street, Stafford, probably in the 1820s. W. & J. Wright were also provision merchants at 26 Gaolgate Street ...

Token, E. Moore, Hanley

Copper farthing trade token issued by Edward Moore, grocer of Moore's Buildings, Tontine Square, Hanley. During the 19th century it was common for publicans, licencees and shopkeepers to issue their ...

Token, H. Baylis, Staffordshire

Copper alloy Staffordshire penny token issued by H. Baylis of Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Bilston. Token coins such as this were issued by businesses and other organisations when official coinage ...

Token, J. Tasker Evans, Stafford

John Tasker Evans appears in local directories 1863-1880 at 34 Gaolgate Street, Stafford. In 1870 he is also listed as Cornfactor, Correspondent of the Birmingham Post and Global Parcel Express Agent. During ...

Token, J.A. Dowdeswell, Uttoxeter

A copper token issued by John Arthur Dowdeswell, tobacconist and grocer, of High Street, Uttoxeter. During the 19th century it was common for publicans, licencees and shopkeepers to issue their own ...

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