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J J West, Crate makers, Navigation Road, Middleport

J J West & Sons were crate makers for the pottery industry, operating a crate yard in Navigation Road alongside the short Burslem Branch Canal. This was a short (1/2 mile) branch coming off the Trent ...

Anderton Canal Co. Wharf, Navigation Road, Middleport

This photograph was taken just off the southern end of Navigation Road in Middleport. This was at the northern end of the half mile Burslem Branch Canal which came off the Trent & Mersey Canal. The branch ...

Port Vale Football Club, Burslem

Looking towards the Lorne Street side of Vale Park from the Hamil Road end. At then far end is the Bycars Stand. Vale Park was completed in 1950, becoming the club's fifth ground when it moved from The ...

Sneyd Pipe Works, Burslem

Beehive kilns at Sneyd pipe works as seen from the Potteries Loop Line, just north of Hot Lane. The works lay to the west of the line, behind the camera would have been Sneyd Colliery and Brickworks. ...

Yew Tree Farm, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

Yew Tree farmhouse was on Church Lane (now Elgood Lane) behind St John's Church graveyard. Yew Tree Farm has a long history and was the home of the Bourne family in the 16th century. The house and part ...

Wheatsheaf Inn on High Street, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

An Inde Coope public house, the Wheatsheaf Inn was flanked on this side by Poole's hardware store selling everything for the house and DIY. On the other side is a mixture of grocers, sweet shop and tobacconist ...

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

The Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, built in 1868, was on High Street, Goldenhill. It replaced a smaller, earlier chapel and could seat over 500. The red brick building which stood close to the corner with ...

St John's Vicarage, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

A view towards St John's Church vicarage from the graveyard at the rear of the church. St John The Evangelist church is just visible on the left hand edge of the photograph. To the right of the vicarage, ...

St John's Junior School, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

The side of St John's Church of England Junior School on High Street in Goldenhill. The photograph was taken from the church alongside the school. The school was opened at the same time as St John's Church, ...

St John's Church, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph shows the east end of St John's Church on High Street, Goldenhill. St John The Evangelist was built in 1841 with the vicarage to the left of the photograph. A new parish was created around ...

Queen's Cinema Palace, Jupiter Street. Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent

This cinema was on the north side of Jupiter Street (formerly King Street South) near the corner of Mars Street, just off Ford Green Road. Around the time this photograph was taken, the Palace became ...

Albert Street Pottery, Hobson Street, Burslem.

The camera is looking northwards along Hobson Street in Burslem. The works on the right (Albert Potteries) is now part of the Dudson Group, manufacturing Armorlite tableware. Hobson Street was originally ...

Goldenhill Workingmen's Club, Stoke-on-Trent

The Workingmen's Club in Goldenhill was at number 875 High Street in the 1960s. It later moved to a new site at the corner of High Street and Mobberley Road. On the extreme left hand edge is Stonier's ...

Burslem Railway Station

The entrance to Burslem Station on Moorland Road, alongside Burslem Park. Construction of the station began in 1870 and the Potteries Loop Line reached Burslem in 1873. The tablet over the door reads ...

Burslem Police Station

Burslem Police Station in Jackson Street was built in 1930 and replaced the original station at the rear of Market Hall, fronting onto Wedgwood Place, in Market Place. Since this photograph was taken, ...

Meat Market, Burslem

This photograph has been taken from the roof top of the sequence of buildings that ran down from Jenkins Street to the Moorland Road/Swan Bank traffic lights. This block contained the Princes Hall, the ...

Market Place, Burslem

Looking west along Market Place with the old Town Hall on the right. Opposite and just visible behind the PMT bus is the inn sign for The Leopard. This old 18th century inn was the site of first meeting, ...

Wade's Pottery, Greenhead Street, Burslem

George Wade & Sons factory on Greenhead Street in Burslem. The Manchester Pottery and the neighbouring Flaxman Tile Works were known as the Greenhead Works, the centre of the Wade pottery empire. The ...