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Fenton Manor marlpit, Fenton

This photograph was taken looking southwest over the marl pit towards Boothen. On the extreme right hand edge of the photograph are two of the floodlight pylons at the old Stoke City Victoria ground. ...

Fenton Manor Station, Fenton

Fenton Manor Station was on the old Biddulph Valley line and Leek branch of North Staffordshire Railway. The station was on Manor Street (then named Albert Street), just off Victoria Road. The line passes ...

Fenton Methodist Chapel, Fenpark Road, Fenton

The camera is looking westwards along Fen[park Road towards Fenton. The photograph was taken from just outside the United Methodist Chapel at the corner of Fenton Park. This chapel was built in 1900, ...

Fenton Vicarage, Glebedale Rood, Fenton

This was the old vicarage, Glebedale, at the junction of Glebedale Road and Christchurch Street in Fenton. Immediately behind is the edge of the spoil tip of Glebe (Fenton) Collieries and Brickworks. ...

Fenton. Staffordshire Coal and Iron Works, Sideway. 1930's.

Fir Tree Farm, Ball Green, Stoke-on-Trent

The farmhouse and outbuildings at Fir Tree Farm just off Whitfield Road in Ball Green. The stone house and cottage in the centre of the photograph date from the early 17th century and are grade II listed ...

Fireclay pit off Waterloo Road, Cobridge

A typical North Staffordshire "heaps 'n holes" photograph from the 1960s. The pit belonged to the Brookfield Brick and Saggar Works, dating from the 1870s, and behind is a spoil tip from Hanley Deep Pit ...

Florence Colliery miners going on a demonstration, 1984

During the miner's strike of 1984/1985 many miners and strike supporters travelled to demonstrations around the country. In later years it became illegal to picket any place of work other than your own. One ...

Florence Colliery, Longton

Lantern slide with a view of a "modern pit head." Taken at Florence Colliery, Nr. Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Photographed by William Blake.This lantern slide appears to be one of a group ...

Florence Colliery, Longton

Florence Colliery was named after the eldest daughter of the 3rd Duke of Sutherland, the original mine owner. the first shaft was sunk in 1874, there were three shafts by 1916 and eventually the colliery ...

Florence Colliery, Longton

Lantern slide with a view of Florence Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Photographed by William Blake. Named after the Duke of Sutherland's daughter, the pit was opened in 1874 and was worked ...

Florence Colliery, Longton

Florence Colliery was named after the eldest daughter of the 3rd Duke of Sutherland, the mine owner. The colliery became the Florence Coal and Iron Company in 1896 and was expanded to three shafts in ...

Florence Colliery, Longton

Florence Colliery, named after the the Duke of Sutherland's (the colliery owner) daughter, the pit was opened in 1874 and was worked until 1990. It was a productive pit. Situated near Longton Park it ...

Florence Colliery, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Florence Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Named after the Duke of Sutherland's daughter, the pit was opened in 1874 and was worked until 1990.

Florence Colliery, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Industrial landscape taken at Florence Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Named after the Duke of Sutherland's daughter, the pit was opened in 1874 and was worked until 1990.

Florence Colliery, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Industrial landscape including Florence Colliery, Longton, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire. Named after the Duke of Sutherland's daughter, the pit was opened in 1874 and was worked until 1990.

Florence Colliery, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Industrial landscape taken at Florence Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Named after the Duke of Sutherland's daughter, the pit was opened in 1874 and was worked until 1990.

Florence Colliery, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

View of a "modern pit head." Taken at Florence Colliery, Nr. Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This image was used for a presentation or slide show by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” ...