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Aerial view of Bilbrook Manor, Bilbrook

This aerial photograph of Bilbrook Manor was taken from the south (Pendeford, Wolverhampton direction). It displays the extensive plot and gardens which the manor contained. The Twentyman family lived ...

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 ...

Barlow family at Highcroft, Rough Close

Charles Barlow, pottery manufacturer (in bowler hat), with his family in the garden at Highcroft. This is one of a set of photographs of the Barlow family of Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. ...

Barlow family at Highcroft, Rough Close

Charles Barlow (in bowler hat) with his two eldest children and baby Dorothy held by the housemaid. This is one of a set of photographs of the Barlow family of Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. ...

Blake's Garden. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Blake's garden and shed at his house "Glentworth" in Cobden Street, Dresden, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Burton in Bloom winner, Burton-upon-Trent

'Burton in Bloom' private garden winner. This Image is from a collection of photographs of Burton upon Trent commissioned and assembled by Burton upon Trent Civic Society as a record of the town in the ...

Celery beds at Bonehill House, Tamworth

Gardeners with celery beds at Bonehill House, Fazeley. Bonehill House, near the north end of Drayton Park, was the seat of Mrs. Peel, relict of the late Edmund Peel, Esq., who died in November 1850 ...

Claverhouse Road Allotment Society gardens, Scalpcliffe Road,

Claverhouse Road Allotment Society gardens, Scalpcliffe Road, Winshill, Burton upon Trent. This Image is from a collection of photographs of Burton upon Trent commissioned and assembled by Burton upon ...

Common Chickweed, or Stellaria media

Flowering all year long, this weed pops up at the road-side, in your garden, and all over wastelands. This one was found growing at Hawkesyard, near Armitage in Staffordshire, by local naturalist Henry ...

Corporation Street, Stafford,

This view of Corporation Street, near Crooked Bridge Road, was taken prior to the widening of the road and the building of houses on the left, where allotments cover the ground. These houses were later ...

Dig for Victory Campaign Poster

This poster shows the type of crops to plant, and the yearly rotation. During World War Two the Dig for Victory campaign encouraged people to transform gardens, parks and sports fields into allotments ...

Driveway at Highcroft, Rough Close

View of the rear driveway. A member of the Barlow family, possibly Sydney Harvey Barlow, standing outside his home, Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. We think the photograph was taken by William ...

Elford Hill, Eccleshall

Flower and vegetable gardener Albert Lunt pictured in the garden of his thatched cottage at Elford Hill, Eccleshall.

Fairy flax, or Linum catharticum

This plant, which can reach a height of 25cm, can be found growing on calcareous grassland, and flowers between June and September. "Calcareous" grasslands are areas where the grass grows on soils ...

Gardeners at Butterton Hall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Garden staff and children by the greenhouses at Butterton Hall, near Newcastle-under-Lyme. Charles Robert Gunn can be seen far left, back row, then aged about 16. At the time this photograph was taken ...

Gardening class, Clifton Campville

Boys from Clifton School busy gardening, with rows of what look like kale and cabbages. In the background, to the right is the spire of St. Andrew’s Church. St. Andrew's Church of England Primary ...

Gardening class, Knightley School

Gardening class students with gardening equipment. Mr. Plant the head teacher is standing at the rear of the group. Knightley School was built in 1874 and enlarged in 1894. In 1912 it had places ...

Gardens at Highcroft, Rough Close

Garden scene taken at Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. We think the photograph was taken by William Blake of Longton for the Barlow family in the 1930s.