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Albion Football Team, Chesterton

Photograph of the Albion Football Team.

Basford Scouts, camping in Hanchurch Woods

Robert Baden-Powell set up the scouting movement in 1908 after a successful camp teaching boys important skills, and releasing a book called ‘Scouting for Boys’. By the end of 1908, there were 60,000 ...

Bell Ringers Jug, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Bell ringing can be thirsty work and in order to give the ringers the strength to carry on a tradition was established to pay them with ale! This jug is made of earthenware and is quite large, measuring ...

Bell Ringers Jug, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Bellringer jugs are rare. Some have the names of the bellringers inscribed on the side. Bellringer jugs were traditionally used by the churches bell-ringers to quench their thirst. Customarily the ...

Bomb damage, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Chesterton Salvation Army pictured amongst ruined buildings after a bombing raid on Chesterton during World War Two.

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). ...

Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This map shows the lands held in trust by the Burgesses of Newcastle-under-Lyme and was made by Richard Malabar. Over 800 years ago the King granted the town a Royal Charter, and it became a Borough. ...

Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This map shows the lands held in trust by the Burgesses of Newcastle-under-Lyme and was made by Richard Malabar. Over 800 years ago the King granted the town a Royal Charter, and it became a Borough. ...

Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Plan of the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme with the whole of the lands held in trust by the Burgesses, surveyed by Robert Malabar. Alterations to Church Districts are drawn on map by hand in red and ...

Cancer Research Shop, Kidsgrove

A photograph of what was possibly the opening of the Cancer Research shop. We have some of the names of those pictured. From left to right Mrs Burston, Mr H Heath, Mr Cooke, ? Abbott, Mrs Nora Salt, ? ...

Corporation Cottages, Castle Hill Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Corporation Cottages date from 1915 and were the first council houses in Newcastle. They were built as a result of a campaign led by John Mayer, the first Labour representitive on the Borough Council.

Cripples Guild Carnival float, Nelson Place, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A float from the 'Cripples Guild' decorated for a carnival, pictured in Nelson Place. The Potteries Cripples' Guild was started in 1900, and in 1907 became the Duchess of Sutherlands Cripples' Guild. Metalwork ...

Development of Newcastle-under-Lyme Map

This map shows the planned extension of Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough with the agreed modifications to roads and land use. Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund

Fanny Deakin and A J Cook, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Fanny Deakin is pictured here A J Cook, trade unionist and miners' leader. This photograph may well have been taken during the General Strike of 1926, when they led a march of 200 or 300 miners through ...

Fanny Deakin with Mike Booth, Silverdale

Born Fanny Rebecca Davenport in the mining village of Silverdale in 1883, into a large, poor family, Fanny Deakin was a trailblazing activist and politician who sought to right the injustices and inequalities ...

Fine Saturday Afternoon Football Club, Chesterton

Photograph of Chesterton FSA (Fine Saturday Afternoon) FC.

George V and Queen Mary visit Newcastle-under-Lyme

King George V and Queen Mary are pictured here with the Mayor of Newcastle, William Mellard, on the dais in Nelson Place, enjoying a civic welcome to the town. The King and Queen visited North Staffordshire ...

High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The tall building on the left hand side of this photograph was the original covered Market Hall. The Hall was built in 1854, in order to supplement the portable street markets that took place outside, ...