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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 North Staffords pictured in Malta

Malta was a British colony from 1814 until it was granted independence in 1964. The 1st North Staffords were part of the peacetime garrison there from 1893 to 1895. Until the end of the British Empire, ...

1st South Staffords in the Boer War, Port Elizabeth

This photograph was taken at Port Elizabeth during the Boer War. The British Army had recently changed the uniform colour to khaki, to better camouflage the soldiers in the South African landscape. ...

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 ...

1st Yarnfield Scoutss, Kibblestone

1st Yarnfield Scoutmasters at Kibblestone Scout Camp, near Stone. On the left is Mr Clark, with John Deague on the right. John Deague was Scoutmaster for 1st Yarnfield and was on the G.P.O. staff at ...

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 ...

Accrington Pals at Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at Rugeley Camp on Penkridge Bank, Cannock Chase in 1915. Cannock Chase had been used as a military training ground since the 1870s. During the First World War two military ...

Accrington Pals at Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at Rugeley Camp on Penkridge Bank, Cannock Chase in 1915. The man standing in the doorway, pipe in mouth, has been identified as 5688 Sgt. William Nuttall by his grandson, ...

Accrington Pals on Cannock Chase

X (District) Company group above a rifle range, most likely at Cannock Chase in the summer of 1915. 15925 Pte. William Henry Parkinson is third from left in the back row. Cannock Chase had been used ...

Accrington Pals on Cannock Chase

W (Accrington) Company group at musketry practice in the summer of 1915. Recent research by Bill Flentje and David Harding suggests the location to be Cannock Chase. 15223 L/Cpl. Walter Briggs is standing ...

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 ...

Advertisement for Evo-Stick Glue, Evode, Stafford

John Bennett pictured here as the 'The Canadian Mountie', was chosen to advertise Evo-Stik as the uniform has the same red and black colour scheme as the Evo-stik packaging. John Bennett Left Evode, ...

Advertising postcard, Wolseley Bridge

This postcard advertises Martin’s Patent Cultivators and shows a horse-drawn cultivator breaking up stubble. It was produced by Martin's Cultivator Co. of Stamford, Lincolnshire, manufacturers of agricultural ...

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 ...

Aerographing.

Pottery factory interior with a view of women aerographing. They are using pneumatic airbrushes. Possibly taken at the Gladstone China, Uttoxeter Road, Stoke-on-Trent. Aerography was the mechanical ...