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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 ...

Blue Ribband Cup. Circa 1930

Three unknown gentlemen gather around the coveted Blue Ribband cup. This prize was much sought after by ocean liner captains and shipping companies. It was awarded for the fastest commercial sea crossing ...

Bowling Greens, Bucknall Park

Bucknall Park lies between Heath House Lane and the River Trent, just north of Finney Gardens. The park dates back to 1956 when nearly 17 acres of land was laid out with sports facilities, a pavilion ...

Brookfield Foundry and Kerr Stuart engineering works, Whieldon Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This is a view west from the Whieldon Road area towards the Brookfield Foundry. The main railway line runs in front of the buildings and behind can be seen the floodlight pylons of the original Stoke ...

Burnwood School, Burslem

The view east from Burslem Golf Course towards Ball Green. In the foreground is Burnwood School. In the distance are the buildings of Ball Green Primary School. On the left is the spoil tip of Chatterley ...

C.W.S. Crumpsall Swimming Club.

Group portrait of the Co-op Wholesale Society Crumpsall Swimming Club. Taken from the Gladstone Pottery Museum Photographic Collection. This photograph is part of the collections at Stoke-on-Trent ...

Chamberlain Avenue from London Road, Stoke-on-Trent

A view west along Chamberlain Avenue from its junction with London Road, Boothen. The tree-lined road climbs steeply up to Hunters Way. The houses on the left beyond the Assembly Hall were built between ...

Chatterley Whitfield and Fegg Hayes from Burslem Golf Course

The view north east from Burslem Golf Course towards Chell Heath, Fegg Hayes and Chatterley Whitfield spoil tip. To the right in front of the spoil tip is Burnwood School.

Chell Heath from Burslem Golf Course

Looking north from Burslem Golf Course towards the houses in Chell Heath. On the extreme left is Vickers Road and in the centre, the houses on Burnwood Place, Brockbank Place and Bishop Road. Off to the ...

Christmas Greetings Card. Longton Park. Photography and Design by William Blake.

Christmas Greetings Card with a view of Longton Park, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Blake produced many greetings cards, which were sold in his shop at Stafford Street, Longton. The street was renamed ...

Cornhill and Norton from Burslem Golf Course

Looking eastwards from Burslem Golf Course over Cornhill and the northern part Norton. The bungalows being built in the foreground are on Canterbury Drive.

Daintry Street, Oakhill, Stoke-upon-Trent

A view north east along Daintry Street, in Oakhill, from Trent Valley Road. To the left is Oakhill Bowling Club. The terraced houses to the right date were built between 1900 and 1924 on land attached ...

Drill Hall, Booth Street, Boothen, Stoke

This building was constructed between 1912 and 1924. The windows have decorative stone sills and lintels. There are two entrances into the building; one is a large main door with a decorative stone lintel, ...

England Football Cap

An England international football cap awarded to Stanley Matthews for representing England in a match against the Republic of Ireland on 8 May 1957. England ran out as 5-1 winners. About Sir Stan Born ...

Ford Green Brook Valley from Burslem Golf Course

The view south from the edge of Burslem Golf Course towards Smallthorne. Norton and Sneyd Colliery spoil tips are to the right edge. The large hole in the foreground belongs to Acres Wood Brickworks, ...

Goldenhill Workingmen's Club, Stoke-on-Trent

The Workingmen's Club in Goldenhill was at number 875 High Street in the 1960s. It later moved to a new site at the corner of High Street and Mobberley Road. On the extreme left hand edge is Stonier's ...

Gordon Banks and Stoke City F.C., League Cup winners

Gordon Banks played as goalkeeper for Stoke City F.C. in the 1970’s. In 1972 they won League Cup with a 2-1 win against Chelsea. Afterwards they toured the city in an open topped double decker bus....

Hanley Greyhound Stadium entrance, Hanley

The entrance to Hanley Greyhound Stadium at the bottom of Robson Street. To the right is the Robson Street Ropery, operated by A T Robson and making cord, twine, ropes and varieties of packaging. In ...