Longton, looking north towards St. John's Church

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Date:1960 - 1969 (c.)

Description:St. John the Baptist Church was built in 1792-95, replacing an earlier building of 1761. The transepts and chancel were built in 1827-28. The church was demolished in 1979 due to mining subsidence.


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Longton Boys
Longton Boys

An unidentified group of boys photographed in Longton around 1900.

Coal getting, Longton
Coal getting, Longton

Coal getting during the 1926 miners' strike. Photograph taken by J.A.Lovatt on ...

Pottery factories, Longton
Pottery factories, Longton

Balmoral Works (left) and Ridgway Potteries (right), Longton. Photograph taken during ...

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Donor ref:(171/22023)

Source: Lovatt Collection, Stoke on Trent City Archives

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