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A Caution! Notice from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Dispute over ideas Printed notice from James Keeling regarding an infringment of patent on his oven for firing pottery. It is well known OUR PATENT It seems that someone has copied his oven design ...

Accident at the Mill, Great Haywood

This postcard view shows the fire brigade and local people draining the mill pond by using steam powered fire engines to lower the level of the water. In the foreground men are working Shugborough Hall's ...

Bridge Street Fire Station, Stafford,

The fire station was built in 1885 at the junction of Greengate Street and Bridge Street, next to the Royal Brine Baths. The baths incorporated an open-sided tower which was used by the firemen for drying ...

Burslem Fire Brigade

The plaque on the fire engine in this photograph tells us that this is the County Borough of Stoke-on-Trent Burslem District Fire brigade.

Burslem Fire Brigade

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This is an extract from a feature film made in Burslem in the Potteries in the summer of 1918, and shown in September. It shows the turn-out of the Burslem Fire Brigade – a typical action scene in early ...

Chauffeurs, Shugborough Hall,

Two chauffeurs from the Shugborough Estate. On the left is George Rose. On the right is the Anson Britzchka Chariot or Dormeuse, which is now held in the County Museum's collection. On the left is ...

Cheadle Fire Brigade

Cheadle Fire Brigade outside the Town Hall, Cheadle. The Town Hall was built in 1894 and also included a library. It was later the home of the Osborne Cinema. Although the facade remains the rear of ...

Christening a New Fire Engine, Stafford

Mayor William Thomas Richardson and Mayoress Emily Richardson of Stafford christening a new fire engine on Market Square. The fire engine was named 'Emily' after the Mayoress. The fireman on the right ...

Close and Keeling's Invention - Notice from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Cutting edge technology in pottery making Printed notice informing pottery manufacturers of Valentine Close and James Keeling's patented oven design. The new design promises to use less coal, reduce ...

Dragging the Mill Pond, Great Haywood

The fire brigade and villagers draining the mill pond. The steam engine was from Ingestre. In March 1905 Mrs Challenor, the wife of the Town Clerk of Hanley, and her niece, were being driven across ...

Eccleshall Fire Station,

Group of men in civilian clothing standing next to a fire engine. Eccleshall Fire Station was erected in High Street in 1891. Today the building is a hairdressing salon.

Eccleshall Firemen and Fire Engine,

Group of firemen with a fire engine and ladders outside Eccleshall Fire Station built on High Street in 1891. Today the building is a hairdressing salon. The fire engine was named 'Eagle'.

Eccleshall Firemen,

Eccleshall Fire Station was built in High Street in 1891. Today the building is a hairdressing salon.

Elford Fire Brigade

Elford Fire Brigade attending a fire at Elford Park Farm using a small manual pump.

Elford Fire Brigade

Elford Fire Brigade attending a fire at Elford Park Farm using a small manual pump.

Engines for Extinguishing Fires - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

A Fire Service for Burslem, Tunstall and Longport Printed notice outlining the resolutions from a meeting at the Legs of Man in Burslem on 25th February 1799. At the meeting it was decided to form ...

English Electric Co., Stafford Works Fire Brigade

The Stafford Works Fire Brigade is pictured on parade standing in front of and on top of the works fire engine. Behind is the Fire Station on the Lichfield Road site. For many years the English Electric ...

English Electric Co., Stafford Works Fire Engine

Pictured is the English Electric Co. Land Rover fire engine which was painted bright red. It was housed in the Lichfield Road site Fire Station along with pumps and firefighting equipment and stood alongside ...