On Staffordshire Past Track you can explore Staffordshire's history through photographs, images, maps and documents, using a range of easy to use search tools.

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Staffordshire Past Track

On Staffordshire Past Track you can explore photographs, images, film clips, maps and audio clips using a range of easy to use search tools. You can also visit a range of on-line exhibitons on aspects of Staffordshire's history. Managed by Staffordshire County Council's Archives & Heritage Service.
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Staffordshire Past TrackWednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 10:18am
Bore Street, Lichfield, in about 1900. The Dolphin Hotel is pictured here on the left. It was a 16th century timber framed building, but was demolished in 1913. On the site of the Dolphin Hotel, J.R. Deacon erected Branch No 13 of the Walsall and District Co-operative Society. In 2003 the building was Burton's menswear and is now (2016) a branch of White Stuff clothing. From the collections of Lichfield Heritage Centre.
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Staffordshire Past TrackMonday, May 22nd, 2017 at 4:06pm
The Wesleyan Chapel, Stafford, early 1980s. This view from Crabbery Street, looking down Chapel Street in Stafford was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. On the left is a part view of the former County Supplies (D.I.Y.) shop and in the centre is the Minister's house. Only the chapel tower still stands.
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Staffordshire Past TrackSaturday, May 20th, 2017 at 4:01pm
The Bratch Pump House in 1980. Built in Victorian Gothic style in 1895 as a pumping station for Bilston Water Works, it was officially opened in 1897 and stands next to the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal at the Bratch, near Wombourne. It became redundant in 1986 but has since been restored. It contains two triple expansion type steam engines, named 'Victoria' and 'Alexandra'.
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Staffordshire Past TrackThursday, May 18th, 2017 at 4:58pm
The demon drink - Little Aston Hall Retreat for Inebriate Men, a leaflet from about 1897 from Staffordshire Record Office. Built for William Tennant in the early 19th century, it was later the home of the Swinfen-Jervis family before becoming a Retreat for Inebriates in 1879. It has since had a large number of different owners and has more recently been converted into residential and sheltered accomodation.
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Staffordshire Past Track shared Staffordshire Archives and Heritage's post.Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 at 4:14pm
Shugborough Park then and now.
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Staffordshire Past TrackTuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 4:51pm
Biddulph High Street in 1960. On the right-hand side is the dispensing chemists, with the District Bank on the corner further down the street. From Leek Library's collections.