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A view of Aldergate Street, Tamworth

The passage way in between the buildings once led to Ernest George Edmund Soles' slaughter house. In 2003 the Tamworth Times was located here.

Abbots Bromley Womens' Institute Fair

The Institute ladies probably raised quite a lot of money on this occasion judging by the array of mouthwatering home-made cakes and produce in this picture!

Alstonefield Women's Institute

Alstonefield Women's Institute in fancy dress, standing outside the old Institute. Alstonefield W.I. was formed in 1920 as part of the Staffordshire Federation, but closed in 1935. It was re-established ...

Anniversary tree planting, Sandon Women's Institute

Planting an acer tree at Sandon Parish Room to mark the 50th anniversary of Sandon Women's Institute, founded in 1920. The tree was removed in 2010. From left to right: Rev. Geoff Greenup (Vicar ...

Britannia's Address to her Fair Daughters - a radical call to women from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Love of country is not sexual; in every age, in every country, it has warmed and animated the female breast... In the early 19th century, women were among the most forward-thinking political activists ...

Christ Church Mothers' Union, Stafford,

Christ Church opened on Foregate Street in 1839. Its mission church, St. Aidan's, was consecrated in 1902 on Marston Road. Mothers' Union meetings were held on the first Wednesday of every month, ...

Codsall Wood Women's Institute

Members of Codsall Wood Women's Institute taking part in a darts tournament.

Codsall Wood Women's Institute

Members of the Codsall Wood Women’s Institute pictured on an outing to Messrs Brinton’s Limited, Carpet Manufacturers, Kidderminster.

Colwich Mothers' Union

This group is believed to be the Colwich branch of the Mothers' Union with toddlers and babies. The woman in the centre holds twins. This photograph was possibly taken on the driveway of Colwich Vicarage....

Commemoration tree planting, Church Leigh

Leigh & District Women's Institute President Mrs J. Prince plants a copper beech tree to commemorate Decimalisation Day on 13 November 1971. Behind can be seen the old Boys' School built in 1857, now ...

Dutch Market at the Castle Grounds, Tamworth

Female Provident Society - Document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This 'benefit club' claimed to offer women a fighting chance of avoiding hopeless poverty - many years before any worker paid a National Insurance contribution. If a woman fell ill, she could expect ...

Female Provident Society - Document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This 'benefit club' claimed to offer women a fighting chance of avoiding hopeless poverty - many years before any worker paid a National Insurance contribution. This notice details the monthly payments ...

Food collection at Weston Coyney, Stoke-on-Trent

The miner's strike of 1984 - 1985 saw many families suffer great hardship as striking workers lost all their pay and benefits. Food collection and distribution points like this one at Weston Coyney were ...

Fundraising at Walthamstow Market, London 1984.

During the miner's strike of 1984 - 1985 many women became involved in the struggle and attended protests, raised money, manned picket lines and collected food. It was common during the strike for people ...

Fundraising at Walthamstow Market, London 1984.

During the miner's strike of 1984 - 1985 many women became involved in the struggle and attended protests, raised money, manned picket lines and collected food. It was common during the strike for people ...

Gayton Women's Institute meeting

A meeting of Gayton WI, all inspecting new handbags. This photograph was taken by Uttoxeter photographer Gerald McCann in the old Gayton Village Hall. This building had originally been a barrack hut ...

Girls' Training Corps, Stone

Stone Girls' Training Corps was founded by Mrs Wenger of Aston, Stone, who was also the commanding officer there. The headquarters were at the Stone Senior Council School in Old Road. In the back row, ...