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Gordon Banks and Stoke City F.C., League Cup winners

Gordon Banks played as goalkeeper for Stoke City F.C. in the 1970’s. In 1972 they won League Cup with a 2-1 win against Chelsea. Afterwards they toured the city in an open topped double decker bus....

Hanley November 11 1793 - Document for the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Food shortage in the Potteries Hand-written notice calling for pottery workers to gather at Hanley Market Hall. An additional note written in pencil at the top of the page indicates that the notice ...

Hanley Town Hall

This view from Pall Mall into Albion Street and Albion Square is dominated by Hanley Town Hall. Bagnall Street runs off to the right alongside the hall leading to the adjoining Victoria Hall. The Hanley ...

Hanley United Methodist Conference

This photograph was taken in 1928 and shows the local committee for the United Methodist Conference of Bethesda, Hanley.

Hot Lane, Burslem

5 Hot Lane, Burslem. Originally this two storey building was built as a public house called The Dog and Partridge. Today its function is that of a scout hut. The ground floor has two large beaded windows ...

Huzza!! Kidcrew Again! Kidcrew Again! An appeal for blackleg workers from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

In the early 1830s early trade unions faced a struggle to gain the recognition of employers, and their members were often treated harshly. An appeal for knobsticks A 'gentleman of the pit' in this ...

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. ...

Josiah Wedgwood addresses the Burgesses of Newcastle-under-Lyme - from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Josiah Wedgwood tries to explain his absence when he should have been campaigning for votes to become MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1831: "As I have lived among you for more than half a century, my ...

Kibblestone Scout Camp. Photographed by William Blake.

Landscape taken at Kibblestone Scout Camp, Staffordshire.

Labour is the Source of Wealth - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Organising Labour Printed notice calling for workers in the Potteries to attend a meeting at the Red Lion Inn, Shelton. The workers were to be addressed by a spokesman of the National Association ...

Laurel and Hardy society, Sons of the Desert, Another Fine Mess IV, Staffordshire

This photograph, showing a meeting of members from the Sons of the Desert, a Laurel and Hardy appreciation society, was taken by a student from Staffordsire University, as part of his studies. The 1994 ...

Libel! - Handbill from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

In 1831 the Potters' Union came out in support of North Staffordshire's striking miners. Speculation Reports speculated that the potters were intending to follow the miners in striking for improved ...

Loading cart with outcropped coal at Longton

Photograph taken during the Coal Strike of 1926.

Loading coal in carts, Longton

Photograph taken during the Coal Strike of 1926.

Longton & District Photographic Society poster.

A Pre-Raphaelite style poster designed by William Morse.

Longton Cricket Ground

Longton Cricket Club ground seen from the Ripon Road side. Immediately behind the pavilion buildings is Trentham Road. This ground has hosted Minor Counties matches since 1954 and has been a major venue ...

Longton Town Hall and market

This was Longton's second town hall and was built in 1863.

Making food parcels for miners' families, Florence Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent 1984

The miner's strike of 1984/1985 saw many miner's families experience hardship as no money was coming in either through wages or benefits. Womens action groups set up food centres which packaged donated ...