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Frederick Woolley, Hanley

Frederick Woolley was chief projectionist at the Odeon cinema during the 1950s. Here, he sits astride his motorcycle, a 1000cc Vincent Black Knight. This motorcycle still exists, but now has a 500cc ...

Farmhouse on Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

A farmhouse on Stanley Moss Lane just east of the village.The photographer, Bert Bentley, described the building as a typical farmhouse.

Inside Victoria Mill, Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

Victoria Mill belonged to Harrison & Son, manufacturers of ceramic colours and glazes. A Harrison's 1893 advertisement claimed they were "the largest glaze and colour makers in the world". Ingredients ...

Victoria Mill, Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

The Victoria Mill in Stanley was part of Harrison & Son, reputedly the largest ceramic glaze and colour manufacturers in the world in the 1890s. The glaze ingredients were initially ground into fritt ...

Victoria Mill, Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

The materials yard at Harrison & Son's Victoria Mill in Stanley. The mill ground glazes and colour for the ceramics industry. Although it took "fritt" from the company's Phoenix Works in Hanley, it also ...

Victoria Mill, Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

The Victoria Mill in Stanley was part of Harrison & Son, reputedly the largest ceramic glaze and colour manufacturers in the world in the 1890s. The glaze ingredients were initially ground into fritt ...

Victoria House, Stanley

Victoria House was the Victoria Mill manager's house. Victoria Mill was part of Harrison & Son, large scale ceramic colour and glaze manufacturers. The house dates from 1750 with 20thy century alterations. ...

The view south from Stanley Farm, Stanley

This is a view south from Stanley Village over Stanley Pool towards, on the right, the higher ground of Bagnall. Stanley Pool is a reservoir originally built in 1786, and later expanded, to supply water ...

The view from Lower House Farm, Stanley

Lower House Farm is one of the oldest houses in Stanley, dating from around 1700, but built on the site of a medieval manor house. This is the view north east towards the Moorlands and Peak District. ...

The Old Mill House, Stanley Moss Lane, Stanley

The Old Mill House (Victoria Mill Cottage) on Stanley Moss Lane was once part of the Victoria Mill works belonging to Harrison & Son, colour and glaze manufacturers. The house is built of local gritstone ...

Stanley Pool

The dam at the north west end of Stanley Pool. Built in 1786 as an 8 acre (3¼ hectare) reservoir to supply water for the nearby Caldon Canal, the pool was enlarged to 33 acres (13 hectares) in 1840 ...

Post Lane Road, Endon

Looking north along Post Lane from the end of Stanley Bank. Beyond the trees on the left is the Endon Cricket Club ground. The building work on the right is for the electricity substation. The cottages ...

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. ...

Gorsey Bank, Stoke-on-Trent

The view north east along Gorsey Bank (then Ball Geen Lane) from the junction with Bemersley Road. Bemersley Road, off to the left dates from the interwar period, when municipal housing estates were ...

Farmhouse on Gorsey Bank, Stoke-on-Trent

The Georgian farmhouse stood at the junction of Ball Green Lane (now called Gorsey Bank) and Woodhouse Lane (off to the right). The original buildings are part of Ball Green Farm, although the building ...

Stanley Moss and Stanley Mill, Endon

A view looking south east from Leek New Road over the open fields of Stanley Moss in Endon. The tall chimney and surrounding buildings belong to Harrison and Son's Victoria Mill, specialising in grinding ...

The Miller's House, Stanley

Looking from Puddy Lane across the mill pond towards the old mill house in Stanley. The village has a long history of flint and corn mills dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries. Some mills ground ...

Rose & Crown Inn on Stanley Road, Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent

Looking north from the Rose & Crown Inn along Stanley Road. The public house stands at the junction with Clewlows Bank (off to the right). Stanley village lies straight ahead and a right turn along Clewlows ...