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Bomb Damage

Photograph of a bomb damaged shop on the High Street in Pittshill, Stoke-on-Trent. Part of an official survey commissioned in 1941 by the City of Stoke-on-Trent.

Burslem Police Station.

Personnel of Burslem Police force line up for an official group photograph at the end of the nineteenth century. The original police station was situated behind the old meat market on Wedgwood Place, ...

Colliery bus, Hem Heath Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

The colliery buses contracted from PMT dropped working miners outside the picket lines during the 1984/1985 miner's strike as bus drivers refused to cross the picket lines. This photograph is reproduced ...

Fundraising at Walthamstow Market, London 1984.

During the miner's strike of 1984 - 1985 many women became involved in the struggle and attended protests, raised money, manned picket lines and collected food. It was common during the strike for people ...

Hartshill Road, Stoke-on-Trent

A Ford Escort and a Potteries Motor Traction bus bound for Silverdale is bought to a halt by a police constable in Hartshill. This photograph was taken close to the junction with Queens Road, looking ...

Picket line at Hem Heath Colliery, Trentham

During the 1984/1985 miner's strike some miners continued to work and faced crossing the picket lines every day. Workers had to face their collegues who were striking, and therefore not receiving a wage, ...

Shelton Old Road, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph is looking along Shelton Old Road down towards the railway bridge and Stoke Road, where the A500 (Queensway) intersection is today. The cameraman was just round the corner from Hartshill ...

Women picketing at Florence Colliery, Longton.

This photograph, taken during the 1984 - 1985 miner's strike, shows an early morning picket line at Florence Colliery in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. Women from mining families were very active during the ...

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