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Queen Victoria's Statue, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This statue of Queen Victoria was presented to the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1903 by Sir Alfred Haslam, and was unveiled by the Grand Duke Michael of the Russian Imperial family to celebrate the ...

Queen Victoria's Statue, Station Walks, Newcastle-under Lyme

This statue of Queen Victoria was presented to the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1903 by Sir Alfred Haslam, and was unveiled by the Grand Duke Michael of the Russian Imperial family to celebrate the ...

Queen Victoria's Statue, Station Walks, Newcastle-under Lyme

This statue of Queen Victoria was presented to the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1903 by Sir Alfred Haslam, and was unveiled by the Grand Duke Michael of the Russian Imperial family to celebrate the ...

Queen Victoria's Statue, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This statue of Queen Victoria was presented to the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1903 by Sir Alfred Haslam, and was unveiled by the Grand Duke Michael of the Russian Imperial family to celebrate the ...

Queen Victoria's Statue, Queen's Gardens, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This statue of Queen Victoria was presented to the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme in 1903 by Sir Alfred Haslam, and was unveiled by the Grand Duke Michael of the Russian Imperial family to celebrate the ...

Alsagers Bank Royal Observatory Corps Nuclear Bunker, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Royal Observatory Corps (ROC) were a group of volunteers intended to provide the Home Office with information during a nuclear attack; such as position and magnitude of any nuclear bombs dropped on ...

Rist's factory, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of Rist's Wires and Cables Ltd. factory off Lower Milehouse Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme. Originally built for the Birmingham Small Arms Company Ltd in 1940 it was later leased from B.S.A. by Rolls ...

Medieval gold finger ring, Audley

A complete gold and gem set finger ring. The hoop is sub-circular in shape, with no decoration on the band. The gem is set in a rectangular raised bezel, positioned with the long edges at right angles ...

Late medieval finger ring, found at Loggerheads

This is a late medieval silver finger ring. The hoop is flat and engraved on the exterior with text interspersed with cross-hatching. The legend begins with a cross pattee and reads '+IESUS'. Following ...

Mark 1 Spitfire outside Brampton Museum, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This Mark 1 Spitfire from R.A.F. Bicester was on display outside the Brampton Museum (then the Borough Museum and Art Gallery) in Newcastle-under-Lyme to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Air ...

One Guinea Bank Note, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A Newcastle-under-Lyme bank note for one guinea (£1 and 1 shilling). Banks used to be able to issue their own bank notes until the Bank Charter Act of 1844 which gave exclusive note issuing rights to ...

Newcastle Union Workhouse, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Union workhouses were built in an effort to combat poverty and encourage those who were seen as lazy to work their way out of poverty. They were designed to be as uncomfortable as possible. Men, women ...

Goose Street Gas Works, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Before the late 1700s, light was either natural or came from candles and oil lamps. The advent of gas light meant streets were seen as safer to walk through at night and businesses could stay open later ...

Two boys skating next to Thistleberry Castle, Newcastle-under-Lyme

These boys are skating on the moat that surrounded Thistleberry Castle. It was a fake castle in the grounds of Thistleberry House, built by Samuel Mayer, a Burgess in Newcastle-under-Lyme since 1820 just ...

Miniature of Dr Blest Hadderton, Mayor of Newcastle, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Blest Hadderton began his practice as a doctor in the 1700s on the High Street and continued for 30 years. Not much is known about this time of his life but it is highly probable that the title of 'Dr' ...

Private Ernest Pattison, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Ernest Pattison came from Lower Green, Newcastle-under-Lyme. He joined the 3rd North Staffordshire Regiment in 1914. He was injured in France, when a piece of shrapnel hit him in the head. He was sent ...

Refugee Day Flag Poem, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is a poem written for Flag Day, where small flags would be sold to help raise money for Belgian refugees escaping to Britain in September 1914. Newcastle-under-Lyme was reported to have 'rallied ...

Stubbs Walk, Trophy Cannon and Tank, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The First World War tank and the Crimean War cannon were presented to Newcastle-under-Lyme as remembrances of two great conflicts. The cannon was presented to the Borough by Samuel Christie MP sometime ...