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An Address to the Public in Answer to the Case of the Trent and Mersey Canal Company - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Controversial Proposals The Trent and Mersey Canal Company has recently issued controversial proposals to build a reservoir and extend a branch canal to Leek. This pamphlet, sent to Enoch Wood's ...

Anderton canal wharves, Middleport

The camera is looking northwards along the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. The buildings on the right belonged to the Anderton Canal Company who were one of the three main carriers serving the Potteries ...

At a Meeting - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Post in the Potteries - 1801 In 1801 a national postal system using a fleet of coaches was growing in coverage but still did not directly serve the Potteries. Many towns and cities not served by ...

At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle - Minutes of a Meeting to discuss the building of new branch canals. From the Enoch Wood scrapbook.

At the Roe-Buck in Newcastle a group of prominent men have gathered to discuss the plans for new branch canals connecting Hanley, Shelton, Burslem and Lane End. The men include local pottery manufacturers ...

Belgrave Road, Dresden. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Belgrave Road, Dresden, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and Dresden areas near ...

Book Illustration entitled "View of The Potteries." Photographed by William Blake c. 1900-1940

Photograph of a book illustration entitled "View of the Potteries." This image is used elsewhere in the collection for a presentation by Blake entitled “Staffordshire Pottery.” A small folder containing ...

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 ...

Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and ...

Broadway, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene with a view of Broadway roundabout at Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The King's Arms public house is to the left of the picture and a double decker bus can be seen coming round the ...

Broadway, Meir. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Broadway Roundabout and Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This is one of many street scenes in the Blake Collection. Most of them were taken in the Normacot and ...

Case of the Company of Proprietors of the Navigation from the Trent to the Mersey - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

Canals were among the most impressive - not to mention controversial - engineering enterprises of the 18th century. In this pamphlet, the Trent and Mersey Canal Company outline their case for creating ...

Charles Bunting steam truck

This steam truck was operated by Charles Bunting Limited, a firm of breakers based in Uttoxeter. Steam trucks were closely related to the heavy traction engines often used in agriculture between 1840 ...

Cheadle Station, Engine No. 12. Photographed by William Blake.

View of Cheadle Station including a steam engine marked No. 12 and passengers waiting on the platform. Cheadle Station was the terminus of the Cheadle Railway, which was worked by the North Staffordshire ...

Coal Truck. Photographed by William Blake.

This wagon belonged to and was built by Edward Eastwood of Chesterfield , hence the "E E" on the wagon side and on the axleboxes ("EEC"). Additionally it it is known from records at the National Archives ...

Coal Trucks & Steam Engine. Photographed by William Blake.

Photograph of coal trucks and a steam engine. Unknown location.

Comparative Calculations - Pamphlet from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

During 1796, a fierce debate was raging in Stoke-on-Trent over controversial proposals to build a new canal. The new canal promised to link Ashby-de-la-Zouch in Leicestershire with the Cheshire Canal ...

Connaught Street, Tunstall

The corner of Connaught Street (originally named Albert Street) and Tunstall High Street (on the right). The Glass & Pottery Company' main premises were just on the corner, at 23 High Street. They ...

Co-operative Milk Service Van.

Very little is known about this photograph. The crushed vehicle has writing above the windscreen which reads, Co-operative Milk Service. If you can provide any further information about this photograph ...