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1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment during their time in India

Until India was granted its independence in 1947, there was a large part of the British Army that was integrated with the Indian Army – ‘policing’ the Empire’, and keeping order in case of racial tension ...

1st South Staffords on parade with the Regimental Colours, Lichfield

This photograph was taken on the occasion of the Reception of Colours in Lichfield Cathedral.

1st South Staffords' return from Minden, Germany

Soldiers of the South Staffordshire Regiment arriving at Lichfield Trent Valley Railway Station from Minden, German, prior to being posted to the Canal Zone in Egypt. Corporal Thompson is pictured here ...

3 Market Place, Cannock

A postcard showing the rear of 3 Market Place (Church Street), Cannock with a man and woman in doorway and Croquet hoops in the lawn. It is postmarked Cannock, 1909. This house was later Lloyds Bank ...

A class from Amington School, Tamworth

Class 3 with their teacher, Mrs Davis, and Headmaster, Mr Sharley, from Amington Church of England school.

Abbots Bromley

In the centre of the picture is a 17th century hexagonal butter cross, with the timber framed 'Goats Head Inn', built in the late 16th century, behind.

Adderley Green Schools. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Adderley Green Schools just off Anchor Road, Adderley Green, Nr. Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Aerographing China. Photographed by William Blake.

Factory interior with a pottery worker aerographing china. Taken at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Aerographing Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of a pottery worker aerographing a bowl. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder ...

Aerographing Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide of a pottery worker aerographing a bowl. This lantern slide appears to be one of a group used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder ...

Aethelflaeda monument ,31 Aldergate, Tamworth

Henry Mitchell is seen here carving the column of the Aethelflaeda monument, in his workshop at 31 Aldergate, Tamworth. The Aethelflaeda monument, of Aethelflaeda and her nephew Athelstan, was built ...

Aftermath of the pit explosion at West Cannock No. 5 Mine, Hednesford

Miner being comforted following a firedamp explosion in the pit on May 16 1933, which killed 6 men and 2 horses. West Cannock Colliery Company had 5 sites: No.1 plant (pit) was sunk in 1869 and ...

Albert Hall Theatre, Stafford,

The Albert Cinema opened in May 1912 in a former rag and bone warehouse on Crabbery Street. It closed three years later. In 1919 the building was converted into a repertory theatre and remained as ...

Albert Terrace, Wolstanton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Albert Terrace, Wolstanton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The scene includes a child holding a basket. A horse and cart can be seen in the background.

Alice Worthington (nee Harrison)

Alice Worthington (nee Harrison, 1881-1968) was born in Tettenhall, near Wolverhampton, but moved to Wigan in Lancashire after her marriage to Thomas Worthington. She had been a domestic servant at Seighford ...

Allsopp's fishmongers and butchers, Tamworth

Sydney Allsopp is on the extreme left of the photo. He emigrated to the United States on 1st August 1923. His father John is standing in the doorway of the shop.

Alton Towers, Novelty Postcard

This 'Moving Pictures' novelty postcard contains several views of Alton Towers, one of which, the "T" Room, is shown in the inset viewer on the left. The “T” Room forms part of a series of views that ...

American and British Officers at Whittington Barracks

Between 1942 and 1945 Whittington Barracks were occupied by the 10th Replacement Depot of the US Army. Pictured here are (from the right) Major Brown (British), Major Humphries, Col. Kilian (U.S. Officer ...