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Alderman Thomas Alfred Dunn, Mayor of Stafford,

Note the Stafford Knot which makes up links in the Mayoral Chain. Photograph donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain copyright ownership.

Alstom, Hixon, Stafford

Managers and engineers are pictured with the Mayor of Stafford, Councillor Harry Brunt after he officially opened the newly refurbished Offices and Canteen facilities at the Hixon site, on New Road, Hixon. Among ...

Alstom, Hixon, Stafford

Employees, engineers and managers are pictured with the Mayor of Stafford, Councillor Harry Brunt in the Test Laboratory at the Hixon site on New Road, Hixon. The Mayor was there to officially open newly ...

Annual Fatstock Sale, Stone, (1)

One of the highlights of the local farming year was the fatstock sale held at the cattle market in Mill Street. Farmers entered their prime beasts and the winner received a cup presented by the chairman ...

Annual Fatstock Sale, Stone, (2)

One of the highlights of the local farming year was the fatstock sale held at the cattle market in Mill Street. Farmers entered their prime beasts and the winner received a cup presented by the chairman ...

Battle of Britain Parade by RAF Stafford

The Mayor of Stafford, Alderman Mrs Ruth Turney (Mayor in 1946, 1947 and 1948) is pictured on the platform taking the salute from RAF Stafford service personnel as they march past in the Market Square, ...

Battle of Britain Parade by RAF Stafford

Pictured during a Battle of Britain Parade are RAF Stafford personnel marching from Greengate Street into the Market Square, Stafford. Taking the Salute on the platform on the right are Squadron Leader ...

Bell Ringers Jug, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Bellringer jugs are rare. Some have the names of the bellringers inscribed on the side. Bellringer jugs were traditionally used by the churches bell-ringers to quench their thirst. Customarily the ...

Bell Ringers Jug, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Bell ringing can be thirsty work and in order to give the ringers the strength to carry on a tradition was established to pay them with ale! This jug is made of earthenware and is quite large, measuring ...

Berkswich branch, Annual Dinner, British Legion, Stafford

Officials and visitors are pictured at the the annual dinner of the Berkswich branch of the British Legion held at the Swan Hotel in Stafford. Seated left to right: the Deputy Mayor, Alderman L Dobson, ...

Borough Police Force, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Borough Police Force are here seen pictured with the Mayor of Newcastle, William Mellard. They are outside Mellard's home, The Beeches, which stood on Liverpool Road (now the site of a bus depot). ...

Borough War Memorial, Stafford,

Laying wreaths by the Borough War Memorial on Victoria Square, Mayoral Sunday, 1945. The mayor is Mr H. Wallace-Copeland. The Borough War Memorial was unveiled in 1922 in memory of the Stafford men ...

Boys' Brigade Parade, Market Square, Stafford

Alderman A.G.B. Owen, OBE, President of the West Midland District of the Boys' Brigade, takes the salute at a march-past of district units outside the Stafford Guildhall after a service at the Baptist ...

Carving the Boar's Head, Swan Inn, Stone,

The Uttoxeter Guisers visited several public houses in Stone and performed the ancient Stone Mummers' play. The players are dressed in the traditional guisers costume (disguisers) of 'rags and tatters'. At ...

Ceremonial group in Regalia, Town Hall, Tamworth

Town Clerk Brian Leek, and Mayor, Mr Marriot, are seen here flanked by the two Mace Bearers, the Mace Bearer on the right being T. Doughty. The photograph was presumably taken in the Town Hall.

Children-in-Need Presentation, Stone,

On 27 November 1987 Stone Division Guides held a mammoth fund raising event at G.E.C. Stone in aid of the B.B.C. Children-in-Need Appeal. Each unit held their own fund raising event, including an ...

Christening a New Fire Engine, Stafford

Mayor William Thomas Richardson and Mayoress Emily Richardson of Stafford christening a new fire engine on Market Square. The fire engine was named 'Emily' after the Mayoress. The fireman on the right ...

Christmas at the Children's Ward of Stafford General Infirmary

A group of children and nurses are pictured here with the Lady Mayor, seen wearing a hat in the centre of the photograph. Included on the right hand side of the photograph are Matron Crawley and Sister ...