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A group of parishioners from St Thomas' Church, The Avenue, Kidsgrove

This photograph was taken in front of the Wade Memorial School (now the Wade Centre) which you can see just behind the hedge. The clock tower of St Thomas' Church on the Avenue can be seen behind that....

A polite encounter, Wolstanton

A watercolour by R.M. Colley, looking towards St. Margaret's Church, Wolstanton. St. Margaret's Church is depicted here in its pre 1858 state. Between 1858 and 1860 the church was altered by Gilbert Scott ...

Aerial view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre

This photograph shows many areas of the town that have now been developed. The central area of this photograph has changed a great deal, with the building of the Civic Offices and Sainsbury's. Also the ...

'After The Storm, St. Giles', Newcastle-under-Lyme

This oil on canvas signed and dated by John Thirlwall in 1999 was a Millenium commission painting for the Borough Museum and Art Gallery in Newcastle-under-Lyme. The painting depicts St Giles' Church ...

Ashfield Wesleyan Mission, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Baptist Church, London Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is a view of a tranquill London road, with hardly any traffic, leaving pedestrians to cross the road easily and safely. The building on the right hand side is that of the Baptist Church. This church ...

Baptist Church, London Road/Vessey Terrace, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This iron church was opened in 1871 on what was then a very quiet London Road. Membership gradually rose and in 1914 the foundation stone was laid for a new chapel, which still stood on the corner of ...

Betley Church

An oil painting by Stuart Stevenson, commissioned for the Millennium by Newcastle-under-Lyme Museum and Art Gallery. This atmospheric painting depicts St. Margaret's church at Betley. The church dates ...

Brunswick Chapel, Brunswick Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A view of the north front of Brunswick Chapel, which was located on Brunswick Street. The chapel was built in the 1860s in the Gothic style with bands of blue brick, on land given by a local coach builder, ...

Bull's Bank, Lower Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Taken in 1935 this picture of Bull's Bank in Newcastle-under-Lyme takes in the tower of St. Giles' Church, the alleyway that leads to the churchyard and three of the terraced houses that surrounded the ...

Church Street and Lower Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The area in the foreground of this photograph has changed greatly through the years and this scene was not recognisable in 2002. The shops are, from left to right, John Hamrouse, Grocer, Thomas Sproston, ...

Church Street, Audley

The church visible at the end of the street is that of St. James. The church was largely built in the 14th century though it was restored by Scott in the mid 19th century. It contains many monuments including ...

Ebenezer Church and Manse, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Ebenezer Methodist Church was built in 1858 to replace an earlier chapel. This photograph shows the church in 1910 when it was very well used. However by the early 1970s with the congregation falling ...

Ebenezer Methodist Church, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This watercolour signed by Alf Fallows and dated 2001 depicts the Ebenezer Methodist Church in Newcastle-under-Lyme as it would have been around the year 1907. The church is the prominent two storey building ...

Funeral of Mrs Mary Weir and her daughter Margaret Weir in Kidsgrove

Widow, Mrs Mary Weir, her four year old daughter and their seventeen year old maid Ellen Hambleton were murdered by Karl Karmer during a robbery on 2 October 1911. Kramer was tried at Stafford Assizes ...

General B. Booth visits Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

General B. Booth is pictured here amongst the crowd in Nelson Place. Booth was the founder of the Salvation Army. The plinth of Queen Victoria's statue can be seen in the top right corner. Here it ...

General view of Audley

This view was taken from the top of St James' church roof and is looking out towards the Wedgwood monument. St. James' is a very old church and was largely built in the 14th century. Audley is an ancient ...

Holy Trinity Church, London Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church was built in 1833-4 in the Gothic style, and was designed by its first priest James Egan. The Facade of the church is quite unique, being faced with Staffordshire dark ...