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House on Clanway Lane, Tunstall

The house in the photograph stood on Clanway Lane, now Adams Avenue in Newfield, Tunstall. In the background are the workings of Clanway Brickworks, adjacent to Clanway Farm. They were part of the Berry ...

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. ...

Spring Valley, Trentham

Landscape with a view of Spring Valley at Trentham. Spring Valley, on the Trentham Estate, separates Jervis Wood form King's Wood. Photographer: William Blake of Longton.

Winter scene, Lightwood

Possibly quarries on the Star and Garter Road area of Lightwood. Mr Carl Copeland has kindly provided some further information about this image: "This is a photograph of Naybro House on Star & Garter ...

Norton cricket ground and Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken looking north east from bottom of Harold Street, Smallthorne before the housing estates were developed. They now occupy the open space in the foreground. The spoil tip belonged ...

Trent & Mersey Canal and Wilkinson's Royal Staffordshire Pottery.

Looking south along the Trent & Mersey Canal towards the rolling mills of Shelton Steel Works in the distance. The large building in the centre is the Royal Staffordshire Pottery of A J Wilkinson Ltd., ...

Wilkinson's Royal Staffordshire Pottery, Middleport

A J Wilkinson's Royal Staffordshire Pottery alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal in Middleport. The works originated as the Mersey Pottery, operated by Anthony Shaw from around 1860, becoming the property ...

Shelton Steelworks from Middleport, Stoke-pn-Trent

The camera is looking south from the Navigation Street area towards the site of Shelton Steel and Iron Works. the buildings in the centre of the photograph are the mills and furnaces of the steelworks. ...

Wolstanton Colliery from Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken looking south down the Fowlea Brook valley. Ricardo Street is no more, mostly lying under Middleport Park. The two winding gear towers are clearly visible and running across ...

Middleport Park bowling green, Stoke-on-Trent

Midleport Park dates from around 1908 when the park was laid out in the grounds of the former rectory of St John's Church. It lies alongside the Trent & Mersey Canal, between the potworks in Middleport ...

Entrance to Shelton Steel & Iron Works, Newport Lane, Middleport

ooking south near the end of Newport Lane at one of the entrances to Shelton Steel Works. The buildings on the right, partly hidden by the Shelton signboard, is Oliver's Mill with its calcining oven. ...

Longport Station, Stoke-on-Trent

Longport Station was opened by the North Staffordshire Railway in 1848 but was named Burslem station. It became Longport in 1873 when Burslem station on the Loop Line opened. This is the view north from ...

Fowlea Brook, Longbridge Hayes, Stoke-on-Trent

The view south from the bridge over the Fowlea Brook just north of Longport Station. At this point the Stoke on Trent City boundary runs along the brook: to the right is Newcastle under Lyme. On the ...

The Grange, Burslem

The camera is looking south towards Shelton iron and steel works and the headgear of Wolstanton Colliery. The photograph was taken from the bridge near the northern end of the Grange mineral railway line. The ...

Lane Ends. Mellor Street and Victoria Colliery. Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking east towards the spoil tip of Victoria Colliery in Black Bull. Mellor Street runs through the middle of the photograph behind the cottage. The red brick building in the centre is St Patrick's ...

Bull Lane, near Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent

A view east along Bull Lane towards Brindley Ford in the Lane Ends area. The camera was just east of Handley Street. There has been much housing development in the area and that in the photograph is ...

Lane Ends Farm and Victoria Colliery tip, Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent

The camera is looking roughly north east from Lane Ends Farm at the end of Handley Street, near Packmoor. The spoil tip on the right belonged to Victoria (Black Bull) Colliery. The colliery operated between ...

Rodgers Street Church, Goldenhill

The non-conformist church in Rodgers Street (formerly Williamson Street) in Goldenhill. Shannon Drive is off to the left. Christ Church in Goldenhill was founded in 1873 when there was an evangelical ...