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Midwinter's Pottery, Navigation Road, Burslem

Looking southwest along Navigation Road from close to its junction with Croft Street. Off to the right is Upper Hadderidge (no longer in existence). In the far distance are the faint outlines of Wolstanton ...

Kirk Street, Smallthorne, Stoke-on-Trent

Kirk Street runs northwest off Ford Green Road in Smallthorne, from where this photograph was taken. At the bottom is Coseley Street. Until the 1950s, Kirk Street was Church Street and Edward Street ...

John Maddock's pottery, Newcastle Street, Burslem

This is the older part of John Maddock's works at the top of Newcastle Street in Burslem. The company has been in Newcastle Street since its foundation in 1830, although this is the older part of a more ...

John Maddock & Sons, Newcastle Street, Burslem

John Maddock started manufacturing pottery in 1830 at a works on Newcastle Street. The modern works in the photograph is at the top of Newcastle Street. The large site was bounded by Woodbank, Wycliffe ...

Gibson & Sons' Albany Pottery, Burslem

Albany Pottery was on Moorland Road opposite Burslem Park and just up from Burslem Station. The neighbouring house is named "Park Lea". The site has been redeveloped. Gibson & Sons were manufacturers ...

Burslem Public Baths, Moorland Road, Burslem

Burslem Public Baths were on Moorland Road alongside the Loop Line and opposite Burslem Station entrance. Behind was a narrow lane that lead to Chapel Lane. The Loop Line ran under Moorland Road and the ...

Burslem Liberal Club, Market Place, Burslem

The red brick and terracotta front of the Liberal Club building on Market Place in Burslem. There were stained glass windows on the first floor hall and there is a mosaic with the words "Liberal Club" ...

Burslem Town Hall

The western end of Burslem's second Town Hall in Market Place. Opened in 1854, this building replaced the first Town Hall and was built on the same site. Behind to the left are PMT buses parked in Market ...

British Waterways Depot, Burslem Branch Canal, Burslem

British Waterways was the authority responsible for maintaining the majority of canals in the United Kingdom. Formed in 1962 it became the Canal & River Trust in 2012. This depot was at the far end of ...

Bowden Street, Burslem

The view looking south along Bowden Street from Minster Street. In the distance is the spoil tip of Sneyd Colliery and at the bottom, but out of sight, is Moorland Road. The terraced houses at this end ...

Pottery crates at J J West, Crate makers, Navigation Road, Middleport

Crate making was an important ancillary trade for the pottery industry. Crate yards were usually small companies, but very important in reducing losses through transport breakages of finished pottery. ...

J J West, Crate makers, Navigation Road, Middleport

J J West & Sons were crate makers for the pottery industry, operating a crate yard in Navigation Road alongside the short Burslem Branch Canal. This was a short (1/2 mile) branch coming off the Trent ...

Anderton Canal Co. Wharf, Navigation Road, Middleport

This photograph was taken just off the southern end of Navigation Road in Middleport. This was at the northern end of the half mile Burslem Branch Canal which came off the Trent & Mersey Canal. The branch ...

Port Vale Football Club, Burslem

Looking towards the Lorne Street side of Vale Park from the Hamil Road end. At then far end is the Bycars Stand. Vale Park was completed in 1950, becoming the club's fifth ground when it moved from The ...

Sneyd Pipe Works, Burslem

Beehive kilns at Sneyd pipe works as seen from the Potteries Loop Line, just north of Hot Lane. The works lay to the west of the line, behind the camera would have been Sneyd Colliery and Brickworks. ...

Yew Tree Farm, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

Yew Tree farmhouse was on Church Lane (now Elgood Lane) behind St John's Church graveyard. Yew Tree Farm has a long history and was the home of the Bourne family in the 16th century. The house and part ...

Wheatsheaf Inn on High Street, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

An Inde Coope public house, the Wheatsheaf Inn was flanked on this side by Poole's hardware store selling everything for the house and DIY. On the other side is a mixture of grocers, sweet shop and tobacconist ...

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

The Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, built in 1868, was on High Street, Goldenhill. It replaced a smaller, earlier chapel and could seat over 500. The red brick building which stood close to the corner with ...