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Bomb damage, Pittshill, Stoke-on-Trent

Bomb damage on High Street, Pittshill. This photograph is part of an official survey of bomb damage commissioned by the City of Stoke-on-Trent in 1941.

Bomb damage, Stoke-on-Trent

Bomb damage at Old Stoke Road, Stoke-on-Trent, 1941.

Handshake at Rushton station

On a wet day at Rushton, station staff and footplate crew exchange a friendly handshake. This could have been a retirement handshake, or a goodbye handshake due to closure of the station. Who knows? A ...

R. J. Mitchell's Birth Place, 115 Congleton Road, Butt Lane

Reginald J Mitchell, designer of the Spitfire, was born at 115 Congleton Road, Butt Lane, Stoke-on-Trent. ,He then moved with his family to 87 Chaplin Road, Longton, and later to nearby Victoria Cottage ...

Black Bull Station and Victoria Colliery, Brindley Ford

This is a view looking north from Bull Lane towards Victoria Colliery. Black Bull station buildings can be seen on the right hand side. The station was on the now dismantled Biddulph Valley Branch. On ...

Pool House Farm, Bucknall

The farm house dates from the 18th Century. Water, electricity and a telephone were first connected in 1956. Behind the farm, alongside sawmills, was Bucknall Station Alongside, out of shot, was a ...

Bank House Farm, Hanford

The photograph shows the house and buildings of Bank House Farm, part of The Sutherland Estate. The farm was at the southern end of Bankhouse Road in Hanford. Anthony Rawlins born 1873 bought the farm ...

Longton

Times Square, Longton. The railway runs from Stoke to Derby, and winds its way around the back of the town and towards the tunnel at Meir. The building on the left is the Crown & Anchor Hotel. It was ...

Looking towards Florence Colliery from Normacot

This photograph was taken from Read's sandpit and quarry on Star and Garter Road in Normacot looking westwards. At over 600 feet (190 metres) above sea level, this is one of the higher points in the city. ...

Trentham Road

A view looking towards Belgrave Road, Dresden; a view that has changed very little. Note the push bikes parked at the road side. This busy road is used by traffic heading into and out of Longton town. ...

Shelton Old Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph is looking along Shelton Old Road down towards the railway bridge and Stoke Road, where the A500 (Queensway) intersection is today. The cameraman was just round the corner from Hartshill ...

The rear of Cliff Vale public house 26-28 Shelton Old Road, Stoke on Trent

The Cliff Vale public house is believed to date to early 1800. The front of the pub still had some of the original features but all rear outbuildings seen here, were either modern or extensively altered. ...

Caroline Pottery Works, Caroline Street, Longton

A view of the rear of Caroline Pottery Works, and In the background is the Church of St.John the Baptist or Lane End Church built between 1792-1795. In the centre of the photograph are two conical kilns, ...

Ashwood, Longton

A view west along Ashwood from just beyond Manse Close. Terraced houses and corner shops. The whole area has been cleared and redeveloped for housing. The man on the right behind the car is Derrick ...

Stoke on Trent Nursing Headquarters, Bucknall

This unprepossessing building was the headquarters of the Stoke on Trent District Nursing and Home Nursing Service. it was at number 2 Marychurch Road in Bucknall. With the creation of the National Health ...

Rev. C.F.L. Barnwell, Vicar of Stramshall

Portrait of Rev. C.F.L. Barnwell (1853-1933) of Stramshall, near Uttoxeter. He was Vicar of Stramshall for 54 years. He was a member and one time president of the North Staffs Field Club and was described ...

Sutherland Institute, Longton

The recreation ground in the process of construction. In the background can be seen the Sutherland Institute, later Longton Library. Stone Road has since been renamed Lightwood Road. This photograph ...

King Street, Fenton

The small cottage pictured was number 205, King Street.