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Clough Street, Hanley

The view along Clough Street towards the centre of Hanley. On the right hand edge is the greyhound racing stadium and next along, the tall chimney and three bottle ovens of George Ashworth's Broad Street ...

Purton's, High Street, Stone

A display stand of prams, bicycles and toy cars stocked by Purton's of High Street, Stone pictured in a marquee, possibly at the Staffordshire County Showground, Hopton, Stafford. Purton's sold prams, ...

Stafford Rangers F.C., Marston Road, Stafford

Players walking on to the pitch from the Marston Road (west) stand at Stafford Rangers' ground. The match is believed to be the 1952-53 Staffordshire Senior Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Wolverhampton ...

Providence Methodist Church, Far Green, Hanley

The Providence Chapel stood on Providence Square at the junction of Town Road and Hulton Street in the Far Green area of Hanley. In the photograph, Birches Head Road climbs away on the left hand side. ...

Market Street, Rugeley

This view of delivery lorries in Market Street looks south towards the Market Square in Rugeley. In later years this area was pedestrianised, however, most of the buildings in this scene remain and left ...

Market Square, Rugeley

A busy scene in Market Square looking south towards Lower Brook Street in Rugeley. The man on the corner by the Cabin, not wearing a hat, is Mr Watson. In later years this area was pedestrianised, ...

Market Square, Rugeley

This view taken in Market Square looks north towards Market Street in Rugeley. In later years this area became pedestrianised, however, most of the buildings in this scene remain. On the left is a shop ...

Looking over Hanley Park towards Mossfield and Berry Hill, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the corner of Lawrence Street, looking south east towards the gates into Hanley Park on the corner of College Road and Cleveland Road. In the distance are the two spoil ...

Johnson Brothers' Trent sanitary ware works, Hanley

The Trent Works was one of three Johnson Brothers' works along Eastwood Road. Trent specialised in the manufacture of sanitary ware and was on the south side of the Caldon Canal, just over the Albion ...

Johnson Brothers' Hanley Pottery, Eastwood Road, Hanley

Johnson Brothers' Hanley Pottery works on Eastwood Road. This was one of three Johnson Brothers' works grouped along the Caldon Canal on Eastwood Road Hanley, the others were the Imperial and the Trent ...

Hanley Salvation Army Citadel, Glass Street, Hanley

The Salvation Army Citadel stands in Glass Street in Hanley. Opened in 1903, this building is the third of the Salvation Army's Hanley places of worship. The buildings closer to the camera belonged to ...

Harrisons's Phoenix Works and offices, Garth Street, Hanley

Harrison & Sons manufactured a wide range of materials for the ceramics industry, mainly for decorating. Their Phoenix Works was at the south end of Garth Street (until the 1950s known Bath Street) in ...

Dudson's pottery works, Hanover Street, Hanley

Dudson Brothers' pottery works on the corner of Hanover Street (left) and York Street in Hanley. There has been a pottery on this site since the 1800s. Expanded greatly in the 1870s, the works consisted ...

Armitage School

A view of Armitage School at the junction of Rugeley Road and Church Lane. It became the home of Armitage Youth Centre around 1975. The hall is also used by other community groups. The school was replaced ...

George Savage, 5th North Staffs Regiment

Lieutenant George Savage of Cobridge Road, Burslem in uniform. After training at Brocton Camp on Cannock Chase George was stationed in Mesopotamia during World War 1, where he wrote his self-published ...

Tackeroo Express song, Rugeley Camp, Cannock Chase

The origin of this song is unknown but was written for the men who travelled on the 'Tackeroo' to work at Rugeley Camp. The origin of the name comes from a district of Hednesford where the railway line ...

William Salt Library, Eastgate Street, Stafford

A rainy day at the junction of Tipping Street and Eastgate Street in the early 1950s, featuring a double-decker bus and the William Salt Library. William Salt was a banker and Fellow of the Society ...

Range Corner, Penkridge Bank, 1917

Range Corner at Rugeley Camp on Cannock Chase during World War 1. Oil on board painting by Jake Whitehouse painted in 1985 from a photograph taken in 1917.