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2nd North Staffordshire Regiment leaving Southampton for the South African War

2nd North Staffordshire Regiment (98th) leaving Southampton for South African War on board S.S. Aurania January 1900.

Aerial View of Trentham Gardens,

Aerial view of Trentham Gardens showing the lake, Italian gardens and ballroom. The original Trentham Hall was built in the 1630s for the Dukes of Sutherland. The Caroline house was replaced in the ...

Alton Towers

This postcard view is of the Lake at Alton Towers and in the distance are the Stables. It was published by Lilywhite, Ltd. Triangle, Yorks. The card was posted from Alton by a member of a group of ...

Alton Towers

The picture was taken by Gerald McCann, photographer of Uttoxeter. Alton Towers was the home of the Talbot family, Earls of Shrewsbury. It was built between about 1810 and 1852. The 15th Earl began ...

Arley - River Severn: sepia drawing

'Arley on the Severn.' View from the road leading down to the ferry. Also showing the barges on the river. Upper Arley was in Staffordshire until 1895, since when it has been part of Worcestershire. ...

Arley Ferry, Upper Arley, Worcestershire

Boats at Arley Ferry over the River Severn at Upper Arley. Upper Arley was part of Staffordshire until 1895 when it was transferred to Worcestershire. The house known as Arley Castle can be seen in the ...

Armitage Views

This multi-view postcard of Armitage shows scenes of the moorings on the Trent and Mersey canal by the Plum Pudding public house, Lodge Cottage on the Rugeley Road, a flower border by the canal cutting ...

Bagnall Lock Bridge, Alrewas

Bridge number 49 on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Bagnall Lock, close to the Kings Bromley road at Alrewas. This postcard scene is of younsters feeding swans from a narrow boat with lots of young onlookers ...

Barge

Pen and wash drawing by Great Haywood born artist, Thomas Peploe Wood (1817-1845). It shows a wool-laden barge and was probably drawn during one of his visits to London.

Barlow's narrow boat, Glascote, Tamworth

On the Wharf at S. E. Barlow's Anchor Docks from left to right are, Mr Herbert Florendine, Mr Andrew Penny (foreman), and Mr S. E. Barlow. The gentleman in the boat, the Long Moll, on the far left is ...

Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood

Narrowboats moored at Barton Marina on the Trent and Mersey Canal, near Barton-under-Needwood. Excavation of gravel and sand started on the site in 1994, and the Marina opened in 2001. As well as ...

Batchacre Park House: engraving

South west view of the Georgian Gothic house with four stories. Showing a lake with an island, (on which there are ruins,) a ship, a sundial, a cannon and a flag staff.Inscribed 'To Richard Whitworth ...

Beach and fishing boats

A watercolour by Thomas Mortimer (fl.1900) of a seaside scene, with fishing boats and a beach.

Beach scene, Lancashire

Lantern slide of a beach scene including a group of people by a lifeboat house. This is probably the beach at Ainsdale near Formby, Lancashire where photographer William Blake grew up. Blake moved to ...

Blue Ribband Cup. Circa 1930

Three unknown gentlemen gather around the coveted Blue Ribband cup. This prize was much sought after by ocean liner captains and shipping companies. It was awarded for the fastest commercial sea crossing ...

Boat at Radford Marine, Stafford,

Boat at Radford Marine on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, near Radford Bank, Stafford.

Boating Lake, Alton Towers

A view of the Boating Lake at Alton Towers. The gardens at Alton Towers re-opened to the public after World War II in 1952. During the 1960s, under the management of Denis and Anthony Bagshaw, Alton ...

Boating on the River Sow, Stafford,

Photograph taken on the River Sow just downstream from the White Bridge. On the upstream side there was a boathouse, Stalls and Hamon, and later boats could be hired from the Royal Brine Baths.