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Occupation of Traders Plans, Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre 1970s-90s

These plans show Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre and how the buildings have changed use over the 1970s, 80s and 90s. The plans were probably traced from a large scale ordnance survey map by hand and ...

The Accident Home, Hednesford

A postcard view of Hednesford Accident Home which was posted in 1910. In 1896 Ford House on Littleworth Road, Hednesford was fitted out as an Accident Home by Hednesford Hospital Board. It was mostly ...

Bagguleys Book Shop, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Bagguley's Book Shop was situated on the High Street in Newcastle-under-Lyme. It also sold stationery and offered a book printing and binding service. The motorcar parked outside the shop would have ...

Kizis sisters, Edinburgh

A photograph taken in 1939, showing the three eldest Kizis sisters (left to right: Margaret, Nellie and Mary). It was intended as a keepsake for Nellie Kizis to take with her to Frobisher Hall, Staffordshire ...

Minton's factory, London Road, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking south along London Road with the Minton factory on the left and partly hidden by the lamppost, the old Stoke School of Art. The original part of the Minton factory is just beyond the "new" addition ...

Cyples Lane and Noon's Court, Longton

Looking along Cyples Lane in Longton. At the bottom of the passage is Market Street, the Heathcote Arms Hotel is the building just visible. On the left edge, the classical looking building is the old ...

Minton's Old Factory, London Road, Stoke upon Trent

A view north along London Road towards the centre of Stoke with Minton's Old Factory on the right. Minton had a factory on this site from the 1790s until closure in 2002. Supermarkets now occupy the site. ...

Swan Square, Burslem

Swan Square in Burslem from Market Place. Waterloo Road carries on mistily from Swan Square towards Cobridge and Hanley. Moorland Road is off to the left. The two large buildings on the left are the ...

Lockett's Lane, Longton.

Lockett's Lane runs between Uttoxter Road and Normacot Road at the east end of Longton. This photograph was taken looking southwards from teh corner of Uttoxeter Road. The bottle oven on the right stood ...

East Vale, Longton

Looking west towards the East Vale area of Longton. The railway line is the Stoke to Derby branch. St John's Church in Longton is close to the railway in the distance. The line of coal wagons are on ...

St Gregory's Church, Longton.

The demolition of St Gregory's Roman Catholic Church in Longton in 1968. The photograph shows the remains of the large rose window at the west end of the church which stood on Heathcote Road, opposite ...

Victorian Post Box, Rugeley

A view of a Victorian post box on the corner of Church Street and Lion Street in Rugeley.

St. Augustine’s Church, Rugeley

A postcard showing a Christening held in St. Augustine’s Church in Rugeley. Please contact us if you recognise anyone in this view. This postcard was published by Judges (Hastings) for the Lichfield ...

View from Stile Cop near Brereton

This photograph was taken looking east from Stile Cop looking over the former site of Brereton Collieries. The last pit closed in 1960, the same year that production started at nearby Lea Hall Colliery....

Primitive Methodist Chapel, Rugeley

A view of the Primitive Methodist Chapel which was built in 1870 on the corner of Church Street and Lion Street in Rugeley. The Chapel closed in 1955. At the time this photograph was taken the building ...

Morris Dancers, Lichfield

A postcard scene of a group of Morris Dancers outside the west front of Lichfield Cathedral. This postcard view was published by Alan Bates of Lichfield for a Lichfield Festival of traditional song ...

Ingestre Hall

A view of the north-west front of Ingestre Hall, which was built by Sir Walter Chetwynd in 1613. By the eighteenth century it had been acquired by the Talbots, who remodelled parts of the hall in the ...

Bowling Greens, Bucknall Park

Bucknall Park lies between Heath House Lane and the River Trent, just north of Finney Gardens. The park dates back to 1956 when nearly 17 acres of land was laid out with sports facilities, a pavilion ...