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Bridge Street, Stafford,

Photograph taken from Grapes Corner, the junction of Lichfield Road, Bailey Street and Newport Road. On the right, in the distance, can be seen the clock tower of the Royal Brine Baths. The open-sided ...

Bridge Street, Stafford, (1)

The public house on the left is the Grapes Hotel. On the right, in the distance, can be seen the clock tower of the Royal Brine Baths. The open-sided tower was used by the fire brigade to dry their ...

Brine Swim, Royal Brine Baths, Stafford,

In the 1880s a thick bed of salt was discovered on Stafford Common, during the search for a water supply for the town. This led to the opening of the Brine Baths in Greengate Street in 1892, designed ...

C.W.S. Crumpsall Swimming Club.

Group portrait of the Co-op Wholesale Society Crumpsall Swimming Club. Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection. This photograph is part of the collections at Stoke-on-Trent ...

Cathy Gibson at the King Edward VII Swimming Baths, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Mayor and Mayoress Knowles welcoming Cathy Gibson, the Olympic swimmer, who was using the swimming baths for training. Also pictured is Harry Roskie and some of the swimming bath staff. The swimming ...

Cawdry Buildings, Leek

View of the bottom of Derby Street (Sparrow Park), with the public baths on the left. In the centre is the public weighbridge, with St. Luke's Church, the Bethesda Schools and Brough's Mill in the background. ...

Construction of a New Pool, Brine Baths, Stafford,

Lining the new pool with sheets of bitumen. In the 1880s a thick bed of salt was discovered on Stafford Common, during the search for a water supply for the town. This led to the opening of the Brine ...

Construction of a New Pool, Brine Baths, Stafford,

Mixing concrete. In the 1880s a thick bed of salt was discovered on Stafford Common, during the search for a water supply for the town. This led to the opening of the Brine Baths in Greengate Street ...

Cripples Guild Carnival float, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A float from the 'Cripples Guild' decorated for a carnival, pictured in Nelson Place. The Potteries Cripples' Guild was started in 1900, and in 1907 became the Duchess of Sutherlands Cripples' Guild. Metalwork ...

Derby Street, Leek

The town centre's roundabout at the junction of Derby Street, Haywood Street, Ball Haye Street, Fountain Street and Ashbourne Road. This area, in front of the the Monument used to be called Sparrow Park, ...

English Electric Swimming Club Gala, Stafford

Mr R. Butters, President of English Electric Swimming Club, congratulating K. Hart of Newcastle-under-Lyme on winning the Staffordshire men's 200m breast-stroke championship. Runner-up B. Ravenscroft ...

Female Lifeguard Team, Stafford,

George VI's Coronation Decorations, Bridge Street, Stafford,

George VI's Coronation Decorations, Brine Baths, Stafford,

View taken from Green Bridge. The Brine Baths opened in 1892 on Greengate Street, after a thick bed of salt was discovered on Stafford Common during the search for a water supply for the town. Its ...

Grammar School swimming pool, Brewood

The 1st Chadsmoor Guides are pictured here using the swimming pool at Brewood Grammar School, during their Camp in August 1930. The swimming pool was made for the use of the pupils at the Grammar School. A ...

Holiday makers

This photograph shows three people enjoying the beach in their bathing costumes. During the years between the first and second world wars the holiday seasons saw hordes of people flooding into seaside ...

Key from official opening of Brine Baths, Stafford

Copper alloy key with coloured enamelled head in black storage box lined with blue velvet. The key handle is engraved "Stafford Corporation Baths Opening Ceremony/Presented/To the/Mayor Alderman/William ...

King Edward VII Memorial Baths, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph shows a view of the Memorial Baths. The swimming baths were built in 1906 to commemorate the coronation of King Edward VII and have been improved on a number of occasions. In 2002 the ...