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Barlaston Cemetery. Photographed by William Blake.

Barlaston Cemetery's West Side, Barlaston, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Bourne Chapel, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Church exterior taken at Bourne Chapel, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Funeral Bier

Funeral biers are used to carry the coffin during the funeral service. This bier is from St Michaels & All Angels Church, Hamstall Ridware. It was made in February 1893 by the Myatt brothers of ...

Funeral of Bishop Anson, Colwich

The funeral of Adelbert John Robert Anson at St. Michael's Church, Colwich. The Bishop of Lichfield, Rt. Rev. and Hon. Augustus Legge officiated. The coffin was carried by six workmen from the Shugborough ...

Funeral of Mrs Mary Weir and her daughter Margaret Weir in Kidsgrove

Widow, Mrs Mary Weir, her four year old daughter and their seventeen year old maid Ellen Hambleton were murdered by Karl Karmer during a robbery on 2 October 1911. Kramer was tried at Stafford Assizes ...

Funeral of Reverend Hexall, Kinver

Reverend Hexall is said to have had two passions in his life - the welfare of cippled boys and the well-being of the tramway workers. As can be seen here, when he died the railway workers carried his ...

Funeral order of interment

Funeral order of interment and order of carriage of the funeral of Miss Edge of Pitfield House, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 22 February 1865. The undertakers were Mosley Brothers of Newcastle-under-Lyme ...

Funeral parade with RAF Stafford

RAF Stafford service personnel are pictured during a Funeral Parade leaving St. Patrick's Church on Sandon Road in Stafford. The rough ground to the right may be connected with the building of the new ...

Funeral parade with RAF Stafford.

RAF Stafford service personnel are pictured during a Funeral Parade. The photograph location is possibly Cambridge Street Stafford. The hearse in the centre of the photograph has been identified as ...

Funeral Procession, Chadsmoor

George Stacey's Belgian Black horses pulling a hearse, thought to be through Chadsmoor, with a procession of mourners. George Stacey Funeral Directors still exists today (May 2021) in West Hill, Hednesford....

Funeral Procession, Stafford,

Funeral procession of the Town Clerk, Matthew Folliatt Blakiston, seen on Gaolgate Street. Photograph donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain copyright ownership.

Mr J K Lightfoot's funeral, English Electric Co., Stafford

Employees from English Electric’s Stafford Works are assembled along the Lichfield Road in Stafford to pay their last respects to Mr J. (Jimmy) K. Lightfoot. Following an apprenticeship with the Castner-Kellner ...

RAF Personnel in the Officers' Mess at RAF Stafford

This group of RAF personnel are pictured in the Officers' Mess at RAF Stafford after attending a colleague’s funeral. Left to right: J/T Ross - TSW, SAC Owen - TSW, SAC Elson - TSW, Cpl Galloway ...

Shabti Egyptian Figures, c.2000-330 BC

A Shabti is a small figurine, usually in the shape of a mummified person that would have been placed in tombs for the dead to re-activate them for servants. Shabti have evolved throughout Ancient ...

Sir Thomas Boughey's funeral, Forton

The funeral of Sir Thomas Fletcher Boughey, Bart. of Aqualate Hall held at All Saints Church, Forton. Born at Aqualate in 1836, Thomas Boughey was educated at Eton and Christ Church and inherited the ...

The Life, Trial, Character & Behaviour of Thomas Oliver - A local tragedy from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

This is the tragic life story of 28-year old former apprentice surgeon Thomas Oliver, once of Stourbridge and Rugby, then of Burslem. "A diligent, regular and humane young man..." The people of ...

Wolseley Family Hatchment

A painted hatchment from the Wolseley family. Hatchments were displayed on the outside of aristocratic homes after the death of a family member. They show coats of arms and other heraldic insignia. This ...

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