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The Globe, High Street, Silverdale

The Globe public house at 53 High Street, Silverdale. Photograph taken by a member of the Silverdale Community Play Association.

Railway sidings, Silverdale Colliery

Coal wagons being filled up at Silverdale Colliery, photograph taken by a member of the Silverdale Community Play Association. Silverdale, which ceased production in December 1998, was the last coal mine ...

New Drinks Machine, Alton Towers

This group of men are pictured during the handover of a new drinks machine for use in one of the fast food restaurants at Alton Towers. In the background is the Corkscrew roller coaster which operated ...

Fast Food Restaurant, Alton Towers

An employee is pictured operating a drinks machine in a fast food restaurant at Alton Towers. If you recognise this woman please contact us. This photograph was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. ...

The Perry School of Dance, Rugeley

Pupils of the Perry School of Dance are pictured at their Third Annual Dancing Display and Variety Concert which was held in Rugeley Town Hall on 13, 14 and 15 December 1956. The Principal of the Perry ...

Shooting party, The Gosdales, Stone

A shooting party at the Gosdales. The house still stands, close to the railway on the edge of Stone Golf Course. At the time of the photograph the Gosdales was the home of the gamekeeper for the Darlaston ...

Mr J H Wears (“Nippy” Wears) and the English Electric Co., Stafford

Third from the right is Mr James Harker Wears, OBE, AMIME. Mr Wears was often known as “Nippy Wears” and he is pictured on 30 March 1950 receiving a retirement gift of a car radio set from Mr C H (Charlie) ...

Frederick Woolley, Hanley

Frederick Woolley was chief projectionist at the Odeon cinema during the 1950s. Here, he sits astride his motorcycle, a 1000cc Vincent Black Knight. This motorcycle still exists, but now has a 500cc ...

Charity Darts Match, Brereton

A Charity Darts match at the Castle public house, Brereton. Many of the people in this photograph worked at Armitage Shanks. At the front (left to right): Keith Stratfull, Clive Smith, Chris Knapper, ...

Lock Keeper's Cottage, Meaford

This lock keeper's cottage, at lock 32 at the Meaford flight of locks on the Trent and Mersey Canal, alongside brdge number 97, has since been demolished.

Stone British Legion

Pictured at a meeting of the Stone branch of the Royal British Legion are (from left to right) Major Stephen Johnson, Constance Meakin and Major George Stringer.

James Meakin, Darlaston Hall

A carte-de-visite studio portrait of James Meakin (1830-1885), director of the pottery firm J & G Meakin. He bought Darlaston Hall, near Stone,from the Jervis family in 1880. The hall remained in the ...

Farmhouse on Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

A farmhouse on Stanley Moss Lane just east of the village.The photographer, Bert Bentley, described the building as a typical farmhouse.

Inside Victoria Mill, Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

Victoria Mill belonged to Harrison & Son, manufacturers of ceramic colours and glazes. A Harrison's 1893 advertisement claimed they were "the largest glaze and colour makers in the world". Ingredients ...

Victoria Mill, Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

The Victoria Mill in Stanley was part of Harrison & Son, reputedly the largest ceramic glaze and colour manufacturers in the world in the 1890s. The glaze ingredients were initially ground into fritt ...

Victoria Mill, Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

The materials yard at Harrison & Son's Victoria Mill in Stanley. The mill ground glazes and colour for the ceramics industry. Although it took "fritt" from the company's Phoenix Works in Hanley, it also ...

Victoria Mill, Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

The Victoria Mill in Stanley was part of Harrison & Son, reputedly the largest ceramic glaze and colour manufacturers in the world in the 1890s. The glaze ingredients were initially ground into fritt ...

Victoria House, Stanley

Victoria House was the Victoria Mill manager's house. Victoria Mill was part of Harrison & Son, large scale ceramic colour and glaze manufacturers. The house dates from 1750 with 20thy century alterations. ...