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1813 Report of the State of the Poor in the Parish of Burslem - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

This document provides an account of benefit payments in Burslem at the end of January 1813. In 1811, the town's population had been 8,625. In January 1813, 1,335 of these were receiving relief ...

1813 Report of the State of the Poor in the Parish of Burslem - Enoch Wood Scrapbook

This list, compiled by Burslem's Parish Churchwardens, reveals some of the town's unemployment problems in the period around Christmas 1812 and January of the following year. The rates 'Rates' collected ...

1813 Report on the State of the Poor in the Parish of Burslem - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

This document provides an account of benefit payments in Burslem at the end of January 1813. In 1811, the town's population had been 8,625. In January 1813, 1,335 of these were receiving relief ...

Cutting the first sod of the new St. Paul's church, Edensor, Longton.

Vicar Lane has just cut the first sod. The old church was opened in 1854, but was replaced by a new church on Longton Road in 1940.

Easter Dues - a notice to the householders of Hanley and Shelton, from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Local taxes, or 'tithes,' were a controversial issue in 1824 - not least those collected every Easter by the local clergy. The Peter Watson Case When, in Durham, a shoemaker-turned-troublemaker ...

How to behave on a Sunday - a notice from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

In the 1800s, faith and church played a much more forceful part in everyday life than they do in the 21st century, shaping the way people thought about everyday life - and death. For pottery manufacturer ...

Resolutions of Burslem Parish Officers - from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This notice warns the people of Burslem about Sabbath-breaking, or misconduct on a Sunday. Drunkenness, Tippling, Gaming... The alleged wrong doings are described here in the following way: "...the ...

Rev. C. K. Lane, Edensor

The Rev. C.K. Lane was vicar of St. Paul's Church, Edensor, Longton.

Revd. Sidney J. Daltry

Revd. Sidney J. Daltry (1858-1939) was the eldest son of Revd. T. W. Daltry, vicar of Madeley and founding member of he North Staffordshire Field Club. In 1891 he became Deacon of Lichfield Cathedral ...

St. Lukes Church, Florence, Longton

A copy of the address to Reverend V.G. Aston. St. Luke's Church stood on Cromartie Street and was a mission of the Church of the ressurection, Fenton, and was built in 1884.

The Reverend Hipkins and family, Normacot

Pictured with his wife and grandson, Reverend E. Hipkins was vicar of the Church of Holy Evangelists in Normacot from 1892 to 1929.

Warning about Sunday misbehaviour - from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

In the early 1800s, faith and church played a forceful role in governing the everyday life Stoke-on-Trent's people - although not everybody fell into line! Misbehaviour Parish officials known as ...

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