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James Kent's Old Foley Pottery, King Street, Longton

James Kent's Old Foley Pottery on King Street. Foley is a small district sandwiched between Fenton and Longton and there was a pottery here in the eighteenth century. The works, now demolished, was between ...

Hudson & Middleton's Sutherland China Works, Normacot Road, Longton

The front of the Sutherland China Works of Hudson and Middleton on Normacot Road in Longton. The works are on the south side of the road, opposite St James's Church. Farther down on the left, the building ...

Holdcroft Road, Bucknall

The view north along Holdcroft Road from the corner of Cliveden Road in Bucknall. Welbeck Place goes off to the right. This post war housing development has changed little since the 1960s.

Guy Street, Bucknall

The view from Werrington Road southwards along Guy Street. The houses at the bottom are on Ruxley Road. Until the 1950s, Guy Street was known as New Street. Most of then houses had been built by the ...

Bucknall County Secondary and Infants School

Bucknall Secondary Modern School was on Malthouse Lane. Formed during the reorganisation of city schools after 1932, it included buildings from the old Bucknall County Infants' School. In this photograph, ...

A coal wharf, Bridgwood Street, Longton

This photograph is looking north along Bridgwood Street from close to the Sutherland Road junction. A coal wharf on the right was alongside Bridgwood Street (formerly called Wharf Street). The bridge ...

Alfred Meakin's Royal Albert Pottery, Tunstall

Alfred Meakin's Victoria Pottery on the right looking up Bank Street. Meakin's took over an existing pottery in 1873 and expanded the factory in 1885. The site is now housing

Wagstaff & Brunt's Pottery, Longton

Wagstaff & Brunt's Richmond Pottery on the corner of March Road and King Street in Longton. March Road was known as Richmond Road until the 1950s. A 1908 advert for the company claimed that this was ...

The Midland Bank building, Market Street, Longton

This is the old Midland Bank building on the corner of Railway Passage and Market Street in Longton. A date tablet over the door states "Established 1836", the year of the founding of the Birmingham ...

St John's Church, Longton

St John the Baptist Church and churchyard in Longton. This was the view across the graveyard from Rutland Road. The old church founded in 1764, rebuilt in 1792 with the east end nearest the camera enlarged ...

St James' Church, Longton

St James The Less Church in Longton photographed from the churchyard entrance on Normacot Road. Funded by the Church Building Act of 1818, this church was built in 1833-34, costing around £10,000, to ...

Market Street, Longton

The shop with the Dutch gable is Haydens, a clothiers and outfitters who had branches in Tunstall and Hanley in addition to this shop on Market Street. Next door, at number 17, is Brough's the Florists. ...

Market Street, Longton

Market Street in Longton in the 1960s. thye photograph was taken from the Sutherland Road/Anchor Road junction looking north west towards Market Square. The shop in the centre is Leeke's grocers, with ...

View over Longton

The Longton skyline with St James' Church tower on the left and, less clear, St John's Church tower near the right edge. This photograph was taken looking westwards from Weston Coyney Road near Park Hall ...

J Leeke's shop, Market Street, Longton.

Leeke's shop in Market Street, Longton. J Leeke was a grocer's shop sitting between Cyples Lane (left) and Noons Court (right) in Market Street. Now demolished, this is one of the entrances to Longton ...

Grafton Pottery Works, Longton

The Grafton Pottery Works was on Marlborough Road, Ashwood in Longton. Built in 1900 for Alfred B Jones who set up his family business around this time. The name came from the neighbouring Grafton Junior ...

Turkeys at Great Eaves Farm, Bucknall

Great Eaves Farm lies on the City boundary in Eaves Lane. The fam dates back to the 1680s. Bert Bentley was very keen top, point out that the farmer, in 1964 a Mrs Hughes, " ...breeds 50 turkeys every ...

Townsend Infant's School, Bucknall

Townsend Infants' School was on a large piece of land at the junction of Eaves Lane and Werrington Road the photograph shows the nursery department. Opened in 1949, the school has been rebuilt as the ...