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Military parade, Normacot

Soldiers of the 2nd North Midland Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery travelling roughly south-east down Uttoxeter Road near the junction with Meir Road.

Military parade, Normacot

The 2nd North Midland Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery is pictured, on Uttoxeter Road, travelling towards Meir. Photograph taken at the junction with Meir Road.

Military Parade, Normacot

The 2nd North Midland Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery is pictured, on Uttoxeter Road, travelling towards Meir. Photograph taken at the junction with Meir Road.

Military Parade, Normacot

The 2nd North Midland Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery is pictured, on Uttoxeter Road, travelling towards Meir. Photograph taken at the junction with Meir Road.

Notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook - "Our cause is gained!"

A big decision In 1812, the people of the Potteries were struggling for their livelihoods. One government decision could make all the difference, but would it all come too late? Ruin Years of ...

Ordnance Workers, Radway Green, near Alsager, Cheshire

Ordnance workers at Radway Green, Alsager collecting for the war effort. The plaque reads 'A Local Bomb For Hitler. Carriage paid by RAF'.

Peace - 1813 petition from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Hard Times in the Potteries By 1813, years of war with France, and later the United States, had pushed Britain's businesses to the brink of bankruptcy. The pottery manufacturers were no exception, ...

Peace meeting at Hanley Town Hall - a document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Hard Times in the Potteries By 1813, years of war with France, and later the United States, had pushed Britain's businesses to the brink of bankruptcy. The pottery manufacturers were no exception, ...

People of England - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

A restless and ambitious Usurper Broadsheet outlining the dangers posed to Great Britain by Napoleon Bonaparte and the French army. Napoleon had fought many successful land wars with the monarchies ...

Plain Answers to plain Questions in a dialogue between John Bull and Bonaparte - document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Satirical Wartime Propoganda Fictitious dialogue between John Bull (a well-known name used to personify England) and Napoleon Bonaparte. It was produced during the Napoleonic Wars shortly after ...

PMT depot, Scotia Road, Burslem

The Potteries Motor Traction company's Burslem depot was on Scotia Road. Originally it was Brown's Motor Co garage and was taken over by PMT in 1951. Enlarged in 1961, it took over from Goldenhill as ...

Private Herbert Lewis, 5041117 North Staffordshire Regiment. Born 1894

Herbert Lewis was born in 1894 in Silverdale, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. He joined the army in 1916. He served in France, Gibraltar, Constantinople and India. He married on 16th February 1929. ...

Private John 'Jack' Joyce, 212681 Royal Army Service Corps. Born 1909

John was born 6th October 1909 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. He married Elleanor Annie Thorley, pictured with two of their sons, on 26th September 1942. John and Elleanor had six children. John ...

Public Dinner - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Organising a Public Dinner for the local volunteer corps Hand-written letter seeking subscriptions from local businessmen for a public dinner in honour of the Longport Volunteer Corps "return from ...

Reginald Mitchell

Reginald Mitchell was born at 115 Congleton Road, Butt Lane, Kidsgrove in 1895 and was educated at Hanley High School. At sixteen, he gained an apprenticeship at Kerr Stuart & Co of Fenton. After ...

Setting up a Volunteer Corps - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

The Defence and Preservation of KING and Country Printed public notice announcing the resolutions from a meeting that took place in the Legs of Man in Burslem on July 28th, 1803. A number of businessmen ...

Smallthorne Miners' Hostel, Chell Heath Road, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking north east from the corner of Duddell Road and Chell Heath Road with Chatterley Whitfield spoil tip in the distance. A signal on the Biddulph Valley branch line is visible on the right. The buildings ...

Soldiers at Alton Towers

A group of soldiers at Alton Towers in May 1944. During the Second World War Alton Towers was used as a centre for training officers of different regiments for specific tasks. Most of these men ...