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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 ...

Arnold Bennett's grave in Burslem Cemetery

Burslem Cemetery was consecrated in 1879. It lies between Hanley Road, Leek New Road and the grassed over spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery. The cemetery chapel was demolished in 2008. Arnold Bennett died ...

Acme Marls works, Burslem

Acme Marls occupied a site on the corner of Bournes Bank and Enoch Street (now Woodbank Street) in Burslem. The company made kiln furniture (refractory supports on which pottery is stacked during firing ...

Williamson Street, Tunstall

Looking east, he photograph shows the south side of Williamson Street. The building in the foreground was occupied by Bradbury Brothers, who supplied paper bags, twine and stationery. The ovens behind ...

Sneyd Cricket, Football and Sports Club ground, Burslem

The camera is looking north westerly over Sandbach Road towards Burslem. the square clock tower on Burslem Town Hall is just visible towards the right hand edge of the photograph. The cricket ground is ...

Sneyd Cricket, Football and Sports Club ground, Burslem

The photograph was taken from the open land at the rear of Adkins Street and shows the football pitch to the left and the cricket ground to the right. the camera is looking south west. The church tower ...

Samuel Street County Junior and Infants School, Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent

The School lay behind Samuel Street in Packmoor. The original School dated from 1947. The area today is served by Ormiston Academy.

Lane Ends. Mellor Street and Victoria Colliery. Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking east towards the spoil tip of Victoria Colliery in Black Bull. Mellor Street runs through the middle of the photograph behind the cottage. The red brick building in the centre is St Patrick's ...