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Jane Amelia Merriman

Outdoor portrait of a lady in formal dress posing amongst blossom. The woman is named Jeannie. She is the subject of other photographs in the collection. Jeannie is Jane Amelia Merriman who was born ...

Jeannie at Blackpool

Outdoor portrait of a woman on the beach holding a starfish. The location is Blackpool and the woman's name is Jeannie. There are other portraits of her in the collection. Jeannie is Jane Leach (nee Merriman) ...

John Joyce, born 1880

John Joyce was born in 1880 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. He joined the army in 1914. After WWI he moved to Ireland, where he stayed until his death in the early 1960s.

John Richard Beech Masefield

J.R.B Masefield was born in Stone in 1850. His family lived at Old Hall, now the offices of Stone Town Council. He trained in the legal profession, and joined Cheadle solicitors Blagg & Son in the 1870s. ...

John Russell Alder, Gunner 11052276 Royal Artillery. Born 1923

John was born on 27th September 1923 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. In 1941 all men between 20 and 23 years of age had to report to the Employment Exchange in Blackpool Lancashire to register for military ...

Last Supper, carved relief

Last supper scene hand carved in relief with the inscription; "TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE MEMORY OF CROMARTIE 4th DUKE AND 20th EARL OF SUTHERLAND. THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY GRATEFUL INHABITANTS ...

Longton Boys

An unidentified group of boys photographed in Longton around 1900.

Matthew Edward Joyce, Pioneer Corps. Born 1919

Matthew Joyce was born in December 1919 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. Matthew survived combat in World War Two.

Matthew Edward Joyce, RE (T) 2157 Sapper, Royal Engineers 492054. Born 1885

Matthew was born in 1885 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. He married Florence Alice Leadbetter in 1905. He enlisted into the Royal Engineers on 10th October 1914 and a year later was serving in ...

Mines Rescue Team, Chatterley Whitfield, Stoke-on-Trent

Men of the Chatterley Whitfield No.4 Rescue Brigade pose with their latest respirators. Respirators were used to allow rescue personnel locate and help miners who had been overcome by firedamp (methane ...

Minton Plaque

Plaque. 2002.C.461. 1879. Earthenware. D : 30.4 cm. Plaque painted by Herbert William Foster with a young woman seated beside a window. H.W. Foster was a painter and designer born at Endon, Stoke-on-Trent ...

Minton Plaque: Portrait of Leon Arnoux

Plaque, 2002.C.456, c.1890. H: 21 cm. Portrait plaque of Leon Arnoux, Art Director of Minton 1848-1902, in silhouette form. Painted by his son-in-law, Louis Solon, using the pâte-sur-pâte technique ...

Mr. Latham, Photographer, Trentham

Latham was an early Staffordshire photographer who worked for Underwood and Underwood, a London-based company producing stereoscope cards in the 1850s and 1860s of places such as Westminster Abbey, Chatsworth, ...

Mrs Henry Leach at London, Xmas 1908. Photographed by William Blake.

Portrait of Mrs Henry Leach.

Mrs Walter and Jeannie at Stanley

Portrait of two women named Mrs Walter and Jeannie sitting in front of buildings and a chimney stack at Stanley, near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. They are dressed formally, as if on a special day ...

Nancy (Miniature Copy), Xmas 1908. Photographed by William Blake.

Portrait of a young girl called Nancy.

Nancy, Copy. Photographed by William Blake.

Portrait of a young girl called Nancy.

Painting, Unknown Portrait. Photographed by William Blake.

Portrait painting. Unknown subject and artist.