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The Foaming Quart, Greenhead Street, Burslem

The foaming Quart public house stood at the junction of Greenhead Street (straight ahead) and Overhouse Street (to the left) in Burslem. The public house appears on maps in the mid 19th century and was ...

St Paul's Church, Burslem

The photograph shows the west face of St Paul's Church from Ellgreave Street. The church stood in Church Square, on the border of Burslem, Dalehall and Longport. Opened in 1830, it was a large stone Gothic ...

Sneyd Cricket Club ground, Burslem

Looking over the outfield of Sneyd Cricket Club towards the pavilion with Burslem in the far distance. Sneyd Colliery tip is immediately behind the camera. Sneyd CC played in the North Staffs and South ...

Sneyd Brickworks fireclay pit near Bycars Lane, Burslem

Looking south east over the fireclay pit, and what is today Bycars Lane, towards Vale Park. The area in the foreground has been infilled and is now pitches and sports facilities. The fireclay dug out ...

Sneyd Brickworks Company's fireclay pit, Burslem

The fireclay pit was north of Bycars Lane. This photograph was taken at the north of the pit, just south of Haywood Road. The Etruria Marl from this pit was used to make firebricks, although Sneyd Brickworks ...

Smallthorne Pioneer Club and Institute, Stoke-on-Trent

Smallthorne Pioneer Club and Institute at 162 Ford Green Road in Smallthorne. This is reputed to be the earliest Working Men's Club in the City (according to Bert Bentley). The club was on the corner ...

Port Vale Football Ground, Burslem

The view south west from Dolly's Lane across the allotments towards Vale Park. Port Vale opened this ground in 1950. The two stands are Bycars Road nearest the camera and the Railway Stand behind, opened ...

Midwinter Pottery, Bournes Bank, Burslem

W R Midwinter Ltd operated an earthenware pottery on Bournes Bank from 1910. The company grew rapidly and bought several other potters (including A J Wilkinson and the Newport Pottery) before merging ...

Essoldo Picture House, Cleveland Street, Burslem.

On the corner of Cleveland Street and Bournes Bank, The Essoldo was the first cinema in Burslem (opened in 1911) and started life as the Burslem Picture Palace. It was rebuilt as The New Palace in 1936, ...

Doulton's pottery warehouse, Chapel Street, Burslem

This is the rear of the Doulton's works, in Chapel Street, which fronted onto Nile Street in Burslem . Enfield Street off to the right was Prince's Street until the 1950s. The buildings were part of the ...

Doulton's factory, Enfield Street, Burslem

The rear of Doulton's factory on Enfield Street, off Chapel Lane in Burslem. Doulton's moved from London to Burslem in the 1870s and took over a small factory owned by Pinder, Bourne & Co. This was expanded ...

Commercial Street, Burslem

The camera is looking north along Commercial Street towards the centre of Burslem from the corner with Camoys Road. At the bottom is Bournes Bank. Waterloo Road is just off to the right. The houses on ...

Commercial Street, Burslem

Looking south from the end of Bournes Bank up Commercial Street. The road off top the right is Card Street (formerly Wood Street) and the Pitt Street corner is in the bottom left hand corner. In the ...

Caterham Brothers Works, Commercial Street, Burslem

This is the rear of Caterham Brothers Fireplaces on Waterloo Road. The company manufactured fireplaces and Cannon Tiles and their works were at the northern end of Commercial Street. The far part of the ...

Burslem Park

Looking south east over flower beds, past the bandstand towards the spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery. Burslem Park lies between Moorland Road and Hamil Road. The park dates from 1894 and covers 20 acres with ...

Burslem from St Paul's Churchyard.

Looking east from the edge of St Paul's Churchyard. The tower to the right belongs to St Joseph's Catholic Church on Hall Street. The two gate posts on the right led to the original church, now demolished. ...

Burslem from St Paul's Churchyard

The camera is looking eastwards from St Paul's Churchyard towards the centre of Burslem. Hall Street runs away from the centre of the picture towards the tower of St Joseph's Catholic Church. The cluster ...

Brickhouse Street, Burslem

The photograph shows the narrow alleyway at the Market Place end of Brickhouse Street, which connects Queen Street with Market Place in Burslem. It runs alongside the Wedgwood Institute. The Bookmaker's ...