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A general view of Rugeley

A postcard view of Rugeley. The photograph was taken from the St. Augustine's church tower looking south towards Stile Cop on the horizon. At the right is Anson Street: the small timber-framed building ...

Aerial view of Lancashire Dynamo Electronic Products Ltd's factory site, Brereton

The L.D.E.P. factory was built in 1955 with several subsequent extensions. The two and three storey office block at the top of this image dates from 1961; its top storey housed a conference room and ...

Bore Street, Lichfield

The title on this postcard ‘Old houses in Bare Street, Lichfield’ is incorrect. This view is in Bore Street, Lichfield. Second from the left is the Guildhall which was rebuilt in the 19th century, ...

Brereton Bible Class

Pictured in front of the old Brereton Vicarage (demolished 1963) is the Rev. Arthur M. Harding's Bible Class of 1909. Rev. Harding was a curate at Brereton from December 1906 to April 1911. Identification ...

Brereton 'Old' Vicarage

A rear view of Brereton Old Vicarage. The Reverend Evelyn Henry Hill and his wife, Ida Lucy Hill in the garden of their Brereton Vicarage home. After a period as a curate at Rugeley, he was the Vicar ...

Brereton 'Old' Vicarage?

This is the front of a post card written by Mrs Miller, headteacher at St. Michael's School, Brereton expressing Christmas greetings to a Miss Robinson and is thought to have been written between 1920 ...

Broad Eye Windmill, Stafford

View of Broad Eye Windmill showing the restored mill building (although still minus replacement sails). The mill dates from the later 18th century and was constructed using stone taken from Stafford's ...

Church Croft, Rugeley

Situated on Station Road, Rugeley next to the Old Chancel, the house was once the home of the parents of Dr.William Palmer, "The Rugeley Poisoner". It is now (2019) occupied by Media Resources. The ...

Convalescing soldiers at Ravenhill House, Brereton

The house had been briefly unoccupied when, in March 1915, the War Office intimated that Lady Zouche had offered the house as a V.A.D (Voluntary Aid Detached) Hospital to be operated by the Red Cross ...

Corner of the Bowling Green, Cannock

A postcard picture of Cannock's bowling green with 'The Green' behind. This 18th century house was modernised in the mid-19th century by Bernard Gilpin, owner of the famous edge-tool manufactory. To ...

Crossley Stone and Bow Street, Rugeley

Crossley Stone runs off Elmore Lane near the park in Rugeley. The three-storey house on the right is number 20 Crossley Stone, a late 18th century Grade II listed house, and it is a side return of the ...

Demolition of Ravenhill House, Brereton

Ravenhill House was demolished in 1993, during the transition from its ownership by Thorn EMI Electronics Plc and the management buy-out by P.M.E.S. Ltd. (Power, Magnetics & Electronics Systems) as a ...

Dr William Palmer's House, Rugeley

William Palmer was hanged for the murder of John Parsons Cooke in 1856 and this was his home at the time. It was rented from the Earls of Lichfield. The murder took place in the Talbot Hotel, directly ...

Etruria Hall

The front elevation of Etruria Hall. The central part of the building was built between 1768 and 1771 for Josiah Wedgwood and his family. From his office Wedgwood could look over towards the Trent & Mersey ...

Fradswell Hall

Fradswell Hall is a Grade II listed late Georgian country house, built in the early 19th century. It was purchased by Percy Ashworth in 1920 and is perhaps best known for being the home of Mr Justice ...

Horsefair and Upper Brook Street, Rugeley

A colour-tinted postcard view looking from the Hednesford Road (Sandy Lane) with Horsefair to the right and Upper Brook Street ahead. The timber-framed thatched cottage on the left was demolished in ...

Horsefair and Upper Brook Street, Rugeley

A fine postcard view of Rugeley at the junction of Horsefair (right), Elmore Lane (left, in front of the Globe Hotel) and Upper Brook Street (ahead). The fine creeper clad building was Dilger's, House ...

Horsefair, Rugeley

A view of Horsefair, Ruugeley looking north-west towards the Globe Hotel. The man on the left appears to be carrying a window frame past a single horse and cart. There is a caravan, possibly belonging ...