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Stoke City FC Supporters' Social Club

This is the supporter's club building on the corner of Gable Street and Boothen Old Road, just outside the ground and across the road from the Boothen Stand. The houses behind face onto Campbell Road. ...

Stoke on Trent Central Ambulance Station, Boothen, Stoke-on-Trent

The photograph shows the old Central Ambulance Station at the south end of Boothen Old Road. The station had a group of three Nissen huts. It was closed in 1967 and relocated to Harpfields. Five ambulances ...

Blurton Primary Schools

In the foreground are the buildings of Blurton Junior and Infants' Schools, opened in 1948. To the left are more modern buildings, with the original "prefab" classroom to the right. The houses immediately ...

The Fowlea Brook near Ravensdale, Tunstall

Looking south from beside the Fowlea Brook towards the Talke Chemical Company's sulphuric acid works (left) and the National Benzole petroleum works (right). Behind is the higher land of Bradwell Woods. ...

Trent & Mersey Canal from Limekiln Bridge, Trentham

The view south along the Trent & Mersey Canal from Limekiln Bridge. The bridge is just north of Jonathan Road which was built after this photograph was taken. Round the corner is Trentham Lock. The areas ...

The Royal Hotel, Westport Road, Burslem.

The Royal Hotel stood at 20 Liverpool Road (renamed Westport Road), next door to the Ryal or Hill Pottery. The top of a bottle oven is just peeking over the roof of the hotel. Parker's Ales supplied beer ...

The old bakery, King Street, Fenton

Standing on the corner of Baron Street and King Street in Fenton, the Overhead Line Fittings Ltd warehouse was originally a bakery. It was the site of the earliest automatic bakery in North Staffordshire, ...

Wenger's Colour Works, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

Wenger's Ceramic Colour and Chemical Works on Etruria Road, at the bottom of Basford Bank. The works lay between Garner Street and the railway station at Etruria, the signals can be seen to the left ...

Brammer Street, Bradeley, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking east along Brammer Street from the junction with Moorland View. Brammer Street was formerly South Street. In the 1890s Bradeley was a village of just three streets. At the bottom of the street ...

Marquis of Granby public house, Penkhull

The Marquis of Granby stands at the junction of roads to the north of Penkhull Green. It is believed that an inn has stood on this site since around the 1770s, with the present building dating from the ...

Beeston Tor, Leek & Manifold Light Railway

A packed passenger train with two locomotives has halted at Beeston Tor Station on its way north along the Leek and Manifold Light Railway . The line, which opened in 1904, closed in 1934, and the track ...

Thor's Cave, Leek & Manifold Light Railway

Thor's Cave looms over the Manifold Valley in this view. Also pictured is Thor's Cave Station on the Leek & Manifold Light Railway, which served the village of Wetton and had a waiting and refreshment ...

Trent Vale Brick and Tile Company marl hole, Stoke-on-Trent

The abandoned pit once belonging to the Trent Vale Brick and Tile Company was just off Rookery Lane. The camera is looking east over the Trent Valley, with Primrose Hill, Hanford to the right and Longton ...

Bidston Windmill, near Birkenhead

This view is of Bidston windmill near Birkenhead on the Wirral penininsula, shortly before its restoration in the 1890s. A photograph taken by Longton photographer William Blake.

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 ...

Charles Augustus Leach

Portrait of Charles Augustus Leach, one of William Blake's friends. It is captioned "Chas. Leach (Bentley's Copy), Xmas 1908." Charles Augustus ‘Gus’ Leach was born on 13 October 1883 in Chorley, Lancashire ...

Gus and Dot, Darlaston, near Stone

Outdoor portrait of a man and a girl in formal dress. Their names are Gus and Dot respectively and the picture was taken in Darlaston, near Stone, Staffordshire. It appears to be one of a group of images ...

Woman in woods

Outdoor portrait of a woman in formal dress. No name is given but it appears to be a woman named Jeannie who features elsewhere in the collection. Jeannie is Jane Leach (nee Merriman) who died 2 September ...