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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 ...

Bemersley Road, Ball Green, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is facing north along Bemersley Road from the end of Knypersley Road. This are is known as Cornhill, a name plate is just visible below the street sign on the wall of the shop to the right. ...

Brassington Bros., Campbell Place, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph showing one of the Brassington Brothers shoe shops is thought to have been taken between 1920 and 1935. It is situated in Campbell Place, Stoke. Notice how the window area is used to a ...

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 ...

Calendar, photography and design by William Blake.

Blake's Stationers For Customers 1917 Year Calendar. Blake produced many such items, which were sold in his shop at Stafford Street, Longton. The street was renamed The Strand in the early 1950s.

Caroline Street and Upper Cross Street, Longton

A view north towards the top end of Caroline Street from the Upper Cross Street (left) and Anchor Passage area (to the right). Many of the houses are boarded up prior to demolition and the area to the ...

Cauldon Road, Shelton.

Sewage engineers at work in a quiet Cauldon Road, Shelton. Much of this scene has changed. The chapel on the left has long since been demolished, and where the billboards stand on the right is now a chemist’s ...

Chaplin Road, Longton. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene taken at Chaplin Road, Longton, 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 ...

Cheadle Road, Forsbrook

A view looking south-west along Cheadle Road in Forsbrook, towards Blythe Bridge. This photograph was taken from a point close to the junction with Chapel Street. Most of the buildings are (in 2014) ...

Close and Keeling's Invention - Notice from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Cutting edge technology in pottery making Printed notice informing pottery manufacturers of Valentine Close and James Keeling's patented oven design. The new design promises to use less coal, reduce ...

Drummond Street, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent

Drummond Street (Victoria Street until the 1950s) was just off High Street, Goldenhill. The area has been cleared of houses and is now occupied by the Goldenhill Community Hall. There is a date tablet ...

Dust Extraction Equipment. Photographed by William Blake.

Exhibition stand showing dust extraction equipment made by W.E. Browning & Co., Leytonstone.

Dust Extraction Equipment. Photographed by William Blake.

Exhibition stand showing dust extraction equipment made by W.E. Browning & Co., Leytonstone.

Dust Extraction Equipment. Photographed by William Blake.

Exhibition stand showing dust extraction equipment made by W.E. Browning & Co., Leytonstone.

H Aynsley's works, Commerce Street, Longton

This photograph of Herbert Aynsley's Commerce Street Works was taken from the corner of Millbank Street (previously Union Street) with the centre of Longton off to the right. Formerly known as Chetham ...

Hilderstone Road, Meir Heath. Photographed by William Blake.

Street scene with a view of the Windmill Inn public house. Taken at Hilderstone Road, Meir Heath, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Hilderstone. Photographed by William Blake.

Village scene taken at Hilderstone, Staffordshire. The photograph includes children playing outside a shop, which has a number of product advertisments placed on its walls and front. Christ Church ...