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263 Hartshill Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent

This plan is of 263 Hartshill Road. The building is one of the Minton cottages, built in 1857 by the Minton pottery factory for its employees. The houses still stand today overlooking Hartshill Park. Diagrams ...

50000th Reliant Regal

Tom Scott, the Managing Director of Reliant is seen here at a presentation to mark the 50000th Reliant Regal. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 when Mr T.L. Williams decided to build his ...

A Bit Thick for Father Christmas In the Potteries. Photographed by William Blake.

Industrial landscape with the caption "A Bit Thick for Father Christmas In the Potteries". Taken at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Despite an obvious pride in many of the aspects of the pottery ...

A factory tour at Reliant

Charlie Courier, the factory manager, can be seen on the left giving a tour of the factory. A production line of Reliant Regals can be seen behind them. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 ...

A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery, Cobridge

A G Richardson's Britannia Pottery stood at the junction of North Road and Leek New Road in Cobridge. Behind the works is the spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery (now Sneyd Hill Park). The office building still ...

A general view of Alvecote Colliery

Alvecote Colliery, Tamworth Brickworks and the Coventry canal can be seen in this photograph. Alvecote Colliery was known as Tamworth Colliery until 1948.

A hovel at the Victoria Pottery, Fenton

The entrance to a hovel at the Victoria Pottery in Fenton. A hovel was a brick built bottle shaped building that enclosed the kiln. The hovel created a draught which removed smoke and protected the firing ...

A J Wilkinson's Pottery, Irwell Street, Middleport

The front entrance to A J Wilkinson's Pottery in Irwell Street (formerly West Street). West Street was at the bottom of Prospect Street, close to the Trent & Mersey Canal, off Newport Lane. West Street, ...

A Summer Scene in the Potteries: woodcut engraving

Showing women sitting by a well, with a pot works on the hill above. Also shows a verse entitled `A Summer Scene in the Potteries,' from the Illustrated London News:'I.F.'

A view from Hartshill Park, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking north east from the end of Vicarage Road at the entrance to Hartshill Park and Nature Reserve. The middle of the photograph is dominated by the gas holders and buildings of Etruria ...

A view north from Hartshill Park, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the top of Vicarage Road, at the entrance to Hartshill Park and Nature Reserve. The camera is looking northwards. Inn the foreground is the Diamond Clay Works, manufacturing ...

Abbey Brewery, Burton-on-Trent

View of the brewery owned by Messrs Charrington & Co., and situated close to the Abbey grounds.

Acme Marls works, Burslem

Acme Marls occupied a site on the corner of Bournes Bank and Enoch Street (now Woodbank Street) in Burslem. The company made kiln furniture (refractory supports on which pottery is stacked during firing ...

Acton Hill Farm, Acton Trussell

Adams pottery factory, Furlong Road, Tunstall

The photograph shows the Greengates Pottery Works of William Adams & Sons in Furlong Road. The works was at the eastern end close Tunstall High Street (just to the right). William Adams opened a factory, ...

Adderley Works, Lightwood Road, Longton

These premises were near to the bus station. William A. Adderley operated the Daisy Bank Pottery in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent producing China and Earthenware. After 1905 they traded as Adderleys Ltd. ...

Adelaide Street, Burslem

Adelaide Street links Waterloo Road and Nile Street in Burslem. The Adelaide Street Pottery was operated by Robert Sudlow & Sons from the 1880s, although there had been a potworks on the site since at ...

Aerial view of Upper Tean

This View of Upper Tean was taken from a Microlite Aircraft in April 1982. Much has changed in this photograph compared to today (2013). At the top of the image can be seen Tean Hall Mills, at the time ...