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Unlawful Oaths - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

A law devised to deter naval mutiny The Unlawful Oaths Act of 1797 was initially enacted during the early period of the Napoleonic Wars to curb mutinous behaviour in the navy. This act was not repealed ...

Warner Street, Hanley

The view along Warner Street from near the Broad Street corner. The building under construction on the left is Hanley Police Station. Off the left edge is the City Museum and Art Gallery. Hanley Central ...

William George Brindley

This well presented gentleman is William George Brindley. He was a fire officer in the early 1900's. He died in 1933. Notice how different his uniform is in comparison to today's fire brigade.

Women picketing at Florence Colliery, Longton.

This photograph, taken during the 1984 - 1985 miner's strike, shows an early morning picket line at Florence Colliery in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. Women from mining families were very active during the ...