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The Crown Hotel, Stone

A postcard view of the rear courtyard at the Crown Hotel, Stone. The Crown Hotel on High Street was damaged by fire in 1778. The new building was designed by Henry Holland in 1780. The inn was a stop ...

Open Day at the GEC Castle Engineering Works, Stafford

The GEC Castle Engineering Works in Stafford held an Open Day in 1977 to mark the occasion of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee. During the event there were various attractions for the visitors including examples ...

Open Day at the GEC Castle Engineering Works, Stafford

The GEC Castle Engineering Works in Stafford held an Open Day in 1977 to mark the occasion of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee. During the event there were various attractions for the visitors including examples ...

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 ...

Gypsy family and wagons, near Stramshall

A group of Gypsy women and children pictured at a camp, probably near Stramshall, Uttoxeter. On the left are two different types of van: nearest to the photographer is fine example of a Reading van and ...

Stone Views

This multi-view postcard of Stone shows scenes of Station Road, Sand Hole and the Plot Entrance on Old Road in Stone. The middle image shows the Lion's Den caves which were located in the north of ...

The Waterworks, Longton Road, Stone

The waterworks, since demolished, were built in 1890 and supplied the town of Stone. The reservoir was on Red Hill. This postcard was franked in Burton upon Trent on 5 March 1918 and sent to an address ...

Church Lane, Checkley

Looking west along Church Lane in Checkley. St. Mary and All Saints Church is in the background and the left is Manor Farm. On the right is the junction with New Lane. Photograph from a collection ...

Old Cottage near, Stone

This postcard view is captioned 'Old Cottage Near Stone', but we have been unable to identify the location. Please contact us if you can identify it. It is possible that the photograph shows a different ...

Cricketers, Common Plot, Stone

This postcard shows a group of men on the Common Plot, Stone, some of whom are wearing cricket whites and spikes. This group appears to include convalescing soldiers as one man is in Army uniform and ...

Dilhorne Post Office

The Post Office has since been converted to housing but the post box, which can just be discerned in the front edge of the gable-end, remains. It is opposite the junction of High Street and Sarver ...

Corner of High Street and Sarver Lane, Dilhorne

This interesting building is at the junction of High Street and Sarver Lane. The protective stones set in the ground at the corners of the building may indicate that this may have been built as a toll ...

Police Station and Post Office, Dilhorne

The girl standing by the police house could be Gertrude Adams, the daughter of Police Constable Harry Adams who was living in the police house with his family at the time of the 1901 census. PC Adams ...

Henrietta Bullock, Stoke Old Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph of Henrietta Bullock was taken on the step of 30, Stoke Old Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent. The house has since been demolished. Henrietta Perry was born on 10th January 1857 at Russell ...

White Park Cattle, Chartley Park

White Park cattle and a black calf in a paddock, with a farm building behind. White Park cattle are one of the oldest breeds of British cattle. In the thirteenth century several herds were enclosed in ...

St. Michael's Church, Stramshall

St. Michael's was built in 1850-2 by Thomas Fradgley of Uttoxeter. Photograph by the Rev. C.F.L. Barnwell (1853-1933) who was Vicar of Stramshall from 1879 to 1933, and who was a keen amateur historian ...

Stramshall Hollow

Snow drifts in Stramshall Hollow, between Bramshall and Stramshall. Photograph by the Rev. C.F.L. Barnwell (1853-1933) who was Vicar of Stramshall from 1879 to 1933, and who was a keen amateur historian ...

High Street, Stramshall

A snowy scene in Stramshall, looking east along High Street. On the left hand side is the Primitive Methodist Chapel, built in 1899. Photograph by the Rev. C.F.L. Barnwell (1853-1933) who was Vicar ...