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Aerial View of Clayton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A very different landscape to that of the present. Note the fork in the road to the right of the image - that is the junction between Northwood Lane and Clayton Road, the site of a roundabout today connecting ...

Borough Police Force, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Borough Police Force are here seen pictured with the Mayor of Newcastle, William Mellard. They are outside Mellard's home, The Beeches, which stood on Liverpool Road (now the site of a bus depot). ...

Borough Police, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Photograph of the Borough Police Force in 1900.

Clayton Police Station, Newcastle-under-Lyme

We know that a police officer was stationed here as there is a 'police' sign above the front door. Not far from this house is a path that runs through Clayton Woods known as 'Bobby's lane' (a bobby being ...

Crackley Colliery, Chesterton

Crackley Colliery, police on strike duty. Crackley Colliery was sunk as an ironstone pit on land owned by the Sneyd’s of Keele Hall. These top pits were recorded as having been filled in around 1884. ...

Etched sword 'W.U Lester, esq 1842'

This sword was given to a police officer after the Chartist revolt of 1842. The rioters were intending to destroy local property but they passed the town by. This was thought to be due to the Mayor ...

Fire Appliances, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A scene of crowds gathered to see a display of a new Merryweather and Shand Mason fire appliance taken in the High street. Firemen can be seen amongst the crowd in their uniforms. The Castle Hotel ...

Fire Engines, Newcatle-under-Lyme

The Museum's old Newsham Fire engine with a 'modern' 1970 engine alongside probably photographed on the Borough Museum car park. This Newsham manual pump fire engine was first acquired for the town ...

Fireman Sergeant Hambleton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Sergeant Hambleton in his full fireman's uniform. At the time the Fire Station was located at Barracks on Barracks Road.

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 ...

High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This is a very interesting view of the High Street as it is much changed today. The Police station is the white building to the right of the Guildhall. This station opened in 1834, for Newcastle's first ...

High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

General view of the High Street looking north towards the Guildhall. The Castle Hotel can be seen on on the right.

Line of track and old canal, Water Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph shows the line of the old railway and canal, with the buildings of the railway goods yard on the left. The road on the right hand side is Water Street and the tall building is the Police ...

Mayor Choosing Ceremony, Market Cross, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Mayor choosing happened every Charter Day in Newcastle until about 1932. From the 1860s it became the tradition for people to go to the Market Cross and have their photograph taken with the newly chosen ...

Miners' Rescue Team, Silverdale

The Miners' Rescue Team are pictured here in all of their equipment. A canary in its cage is sitting on the box on the floor, and was used to detect the first evidence of Methane Gas in the mine. W. Clifford, ...

Newcastle Fire Team, Barracks Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of Captain Bailey and fire-team in front of the Fire Station located at The Barracks on Barracks Road.

Newcastle Fire Team, The Barracks, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of the fire-team outside the Barracks with Mayor Richard Mellard and Captain Bailey.

Newcastle Fire-Team, The Barracks, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Photograph of the Fire Station at The Barracks on Barracks Road with part of fire-team.