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Aerial view of the BT Technical Training College.

The General Post Office Engineering Department Central Training School opened in Yarnfield in 1946. It occupied buildings at Howard Hall, Duncan Hall and Beatty Hall, which had all acted as transit camps ...

Anson Street, Rugeley

A quiet Wednesday morning in Anson Street. On the left is the Police Station with three Police Officers in conversation by a motor-scooter parked on the road. On the right is the Post Office where two ...

At a Meeting - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Post in the Potteries - 1801 In 1801 a national postal system using a fleet of coaches was growing in coverage but still did not directly serve the Potteries. Many towns and cities not served by ...

Boots' Chemists and the Post Office, Stafford,

The General Post Office moved from Eastgate Street to this building on Market Square in 1867. It remained here until 1914, when it relocated to Chetwynd House on Greengate Street.

British Telecom Training Centre, Yarnfield

A view showing some of the student accomodation, with the distinctive water tower on the left. The General Post Office Engineering Department Central Training School opened in Yarnfield in 1946. It ...

Brocton Post Office,

Canteen, Post Office Training Centre, Yarnfield

This photograph of catering staff serving meals to staff and trainees at the Post Office Training Centre was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. The General Post Office Engineering Department, ...

Chetwynd House, Stafford,

Chetwynd House was built around 1712-1715 by William Chetwynd, 3rd Viscount Chetwynd (1683?-1770), Member of Parliament for Stafford 1715-1722 and 1734-1770. The house was sold in the 1780s to William ...

Chetwynd House, Stafford,

Chetwynd House was built around 1712-1715 by William Chetwynd, 3rd Viscount Chetwynd (1683?-1770), Member of Parliament for Stafford 1715-1722 and 1734-1770. The house was sold in the 1780s to William ...

Children's Party at Duncan Hall, Yarnfield

A group of children seated round a table in the Duncan Hall common room, celebrating Valerie Henshaw’s birthday, one of the resident children. Christine Cooper (the image donor) is seated at the end of ...

Christchurch and Gaol Road, Stafford

Christ Church, on the left, was built on Foregate Street in 1839. It closed in 1976 and in 1983 it was demolished; sheltered housing for the elderly now stands on the site. On the right are building at ...

Church Schools, Swynnerton

The former Roman Catholic School building on the main road through Swynnerton, just north of St. Mary's church. It was built in 1856.

Colton Post Office

Colton's Postmistress, Mrs Connie Deacon with Post Lady, Miss Nellie Rotchell, outside of the village Post Office which was situated in the end Martlin Cottage on Martlin Lane, Colton. The post box can ...

Dilhorne Post Office

The Post Office has since been converted to housing but the post box, which can just be discerned in the front edge of the gable-end, remains. It is opposite the junction of High Street and Sarver ...

Duncan Hall office staff, Yarnfield

Pictured outside Duncan Hall are office staff at the Post Office Central Training School at Yarnfield. Left to right: Pauline Loader, Sheila Evans, Pam Toft, Margaret Woodward, Shirley Sharratt, Wendy ...

Duncan Hall, British Telecom Central Training School, Yarnfield

A view of Duncan Hall taken just prior to its demolition in 1987. It is now the site of new housing on Ashdale Park and De Havilland Drive. Duncan Hall, Beatty Hall and Howard Hall (all named after ...

Duncan Hall, Post Office Telephones Central Training School, Yarnfield

The white building was the students' tea bar. The Duncan Hall site was demolished in the late 1980s and is now the site of new housing on Ashdale Park and De Havilland Drive. Duncan Hall, Beatty Hall ...

Forsbrook Road, Blythe Bridge. Photographed by William Blake.

Village scene taken at Forsbrook Road, Blythe Bridge, Nr. Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. A soldier and a postman pose for the photograph as a cyclist rides by.