Former Battalion Headquarters, North Staffordshire Regiment, College Road, Hanley

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Date:August 1963

Description:This building was the Headquarters and Drill Hall of the Hanley Companies of the 1st Volunteer Battalion of the North Staffordshire Regiment between 1837 and 1897. The tablet over the main entrance has the Prince of Wales Feathers, the North Staffordshire Regiment insignia. The camera is looking northwards along College Road with Broad Street at the top.

On Wednesday August 5th, 1914, this hall was the assembly point for the eight Volunteer Companies which became part of the 1st/5th North Staffordshire Regiment. It was used as a recruiting station and depot for the first two weeks of the war.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/129A-01 (204/35840)

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