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A 'Sister Dora' Nurse's Cap

This cap was made by the company 'Sister Dora' which would have taken its name from the well loved Anglican nun and nurse Sister Dora from Walsall (1832-1878). This type of small white cap was worn ...

Abbots Bromley Horn Dancers at Blithfield Hall

The horn dance is an annual event which takes place on the first Monday after the first Sunday after the 4th of September. The tradition is believed to date back to 1226 when it was part of a three day ...

Abbots Bromley Horn Dancers at Blithfield Hall

The horn dance is an annual event which takes place on the first Monday after the first Sunday after the 4th of September . The tradition is believed to date back to 1226 when it was part of a three day ...

Ada Vernon and Helen Garle, Coton, Milwich,

Adit mining, Alton Castle, near Cheadle

Photograph of opening of an adit mine, 'Alton Castle', near Cheadle, Staffordshire. Adit mines are driven into the side of a hill or mountain, and are often used when coal is located inside the mountain ...

Aethelfleda, Millenary Pageant Costume, Stafford,

In 1913 a Millenary Pageant was performed in the Castle fields to celebrate 1000 years of Stafford's history from its founding in 913 AD by Aethelfleda. This photograph is of Nora Ramscar Wright, dressed ...

Alderman John Marson, Stafford,

Alderman John Marson was Mayor of Stafford in 1848. John Marson also established Marson's grocery shop in the Ancient High House on Greengate Street in 1826. His son, William Albert, eventually ...

Annie Hart, Rugeley

Annie was born in Burton on Trent and then moved to Garden Street, Stafford and later moved to Rugeley. Annie worked for several years at the Co-operative Store in Rugeley. In this photograph she ...

Antoine Albena Mountsoy, Armitage

Studio portrait of Antoine Albena Mountsoy, wearing a straw hat and holding a walking stick and bag. Antoine was born in Bordeaux in 1787, and he died in Armitage in 1896 aged 109. This image is taken ...

Armband

Made from acrylic, polyester resin and silk threads. Designed and made by Anne Finlay (born 1953, wick, Scotland), an Edinburgh-based craft jeweller. Diameter: 90mm.

Armistice Sunday Parade, Eccleshall

The parade passing through the lychgate at Holy trinity church, Eccleshall on Armistice Sunday. In the background is the war memorial.

Auxiliary Fire Service lapel badge

The Auxiliary Fire Service was created in July 1938 to assist the Fire Brigade during wartime. These part-time fire fighters were identified by this type of lapel badge. This particular badge belonged ...

Babies Shoes, mid 20th century

Silk shoes with hand sewn bird detail. The button on one shoe is missing.

Baby’s Bonnet, late Victorian / early 20th century

This bonnet is handmade with a hand sewn ‘M’ on the side, possibly the baby's initial. The bonnet is simple with no decoration or detail meaning it was probably an everyday bonnet. Bonnet’s were ...

Baby’s Satin Bonnet, 19th century

This baby’s bonnet is made out of satin and is trimmed in down feather and was possibly used as a Christening bonnet. The feather down has been mostly lost over the years with just a small amount of the ...

Baby's Bonnet

This bonnet was possibly handmade and used for Christenings or formal occasions. It has broderie anglaise along the neck and the long ribbon ties were used for extra decoration, as they would have been ...

Badge Watch

Made from re-cycled metals, leather, wood, circuit board and electrical wire. Made by John Todd, an artist based in Stafford who specialises in recycling waste materials to produce watches, clocks, ...

Bag, 19th century

Blue silk bag with drawstring fastening and silk tassels. The bag is embellished with floral ribbon work and embroidery.