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1107 Scholars - Broadsheet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Broadsheet containing a plea for donations to the Sunday school, which boasted 1107 scholars and 130 teachers at the time. It is written in the form a verse. About this document This document ...

2 Sneyd Street, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent

This plan is of the terraced house at no.2 Sneyd Street in Cobridge. The house backs onto the Market Tavern pub; there was once a door between the two but it has been bricked up. Diagrams (clockwise ...

A Caution! Notice from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Dispute over ideas Printed notice from James Keeling regarding an infringment of patent on his oven for firing pottery. It is well known OUR PATENT It seems that someone has copied his oven design ...

A Charity Sermon - Hymn sheet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This document contains information about A CHARITY SERMON, FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE SUNDAY SCHOOL taking place at the Methodist chapel in Burslem on October 4th 1807. The document outlines the date, ...

'A.T. with bicycle'

Very little is known about this interesting photograph. It is inscribed 'A.T. with bicycle'. The gentleman's outfit, probably a festival costume, is covered with small decorated squares of fabric which ...

Alhambra Picture House, Normacot

The Alhambra picture house stood on Upper Normacot Road. It was built in 1914 by T. C. Wild, a Longton pottery owner, later Lord Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent. The cinema closed in 1977, and stood derelict ...

AN IMITATION Of one of "Moore's Melodies" - Broadside ballad sheet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

A call to the INDEPENDENT FREEHOLDERS OF STAFFORDSHIRE This song urges local freeholders to vote for a candidate named Dent. The song is sung to the tune, or 'air' Hearts of Oak by Thomas Moore ...

Arnold Bennett's House and Museum, Cobridge, Stoke-upon-Trent

The house at 205 Waterloo Road, Cobridge that was once the home of Potteries writer Arnold Bennett and later, for a short time, the Arnold Bennett Museum. Arnold Bennett's father, Enoch, who was a solicitor, ...

Art Class, Sutherland Institute, Longton

The photograph shows William Morse and his Art class. The Sutherland Institute was opened in 1899 on land given by Cromartie Sutherland-Levison-Gower, the 4th Duke of Sutherland. Today it houses Longton ...

Artistic Drawing, Unknown Origin. Photographed by William Blake.

Sketch of a building. Unknown artist and location.

Artistic Drawing, Unknown Origin. Photographed by William Blake.

Sketch of a building. Unknown artist and location.

Axe and Grindstone. Photographed by William Blake.

On the left is a Late Bronze Age socketed axe head. On the right is the lower part of a rotary quern, a milling device from the Roman period. A heavy stone with a central hole would have sat on this ...

Barlow family at Highcroft, Rough Close

Charles Barlow (left) with two of his children and the coachman. This is one of a set of photographs of the Barlow family of Highcroft, Windmill Hill, Rough Close. The Barlows were pottery manufacturers ...

Beach scene, Lancashire

Lantern slide of a beach scene including a group of people by a lifeboat house. This is probably the beach at Ainsdale near Formby, Lancashire where photographer William Blake grew up. Blake moved to ...

Bernard Moore Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

A display case containing a selection of ware by Bernard Moore. Formerly of Moore Bros., Longton, Bernard Moore is noted for producing Flambe Glaze ware during its revival in the early 20th century. The ...

Bernard Moore Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing a display case containing a selection of ware by Bernard Moore. Formerly of Moore Bros., Longton, Bernard Moore is noted for producing Flambe Glaze ware during its revival in the ...

Bernard Moore Ware. Photographed by William Blake.

Lantern slide showing a display case containing a selection of ware by Bernard Moore. Formerly of Moore Bros., Longton, Bernard Moore is noted for producing Flambe Glaze ware during its revival in ...

Birches Head Road, Caldon Canal, Abbey Hulton, Stoke on Trent

A view north east across the River Trent valley from the Birches Head Road bridge over the Caldon Canal. The buildings in the right centre were Abbey Farm in the 1960s, now Trent Country Club, with Redhills ...