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 TrackSunday, December 17th, 2017 at 10:33am
Edwin Bebbington, a roadman for Bramshall, near Uttoxeter in the early 1900s. You can find out more about Ted Bebbinton's Story in Jim Foley's book, 'The Road to Chartley Part 1',.
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Staffordshire Past TrackFriday, December 15th, 2017 at 4:23pm
Malt Mill Lane, Stafford, about 1950. All of the buildings in the foreground are now gone and Malt Mill Lane has been widened. At the top of the image in the gap you can see the roof-line and flag pole on top of the Shire Hall in Market Square. The ladies crossing the image on the left are Ada Holt and Ada Groves, with baby Linda Groves in the pram. Image courtesy Ian Tavernor
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Staffordshire Past TrackWednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 4:32pm
St. John's Hospital and Chapel, Lichfield, an 1833 watercolour by John Buckler from the collections of the William Salt Library. St. John's Hospital was founded in around 1135 as a hospital, or place of hospitality, for pilgrims who had travelled to Lichfield to worship the relics of St. Chad. It was refounded by Bishop William Smith in 1495 as an almshouse with permanent accommodation for homeless men. It is still a place of worship and hospitality today.
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Staffordshire Past TrackTuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 10:07am
A group of ANZAC (New Zealand) soldiers belonging to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade (NZRB) in the snow at Brocton Camp on Cannock Chase, 1917 or 1918.
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Staffordshire Past TrackMonday, December 11th, 2017 at 4:24pm
Photograph taken during the Royal visit to the Needwood Estate, 28 March 1957. Queen Elizabeth II's visit also included Sudbury, Hoar Cross, Tutbury Castle and Repton School. Do you recognise anyone else in this photograph?
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Staffordshire Past TrackSaturday, December 9th, 2017 at 4:19pm
Tolson's Music Weavers parading at Tamworth Carnival, Bolebridge Street, Tamworth, summer 1934. Tolson's (Mill) Music Weavers Band were formed in 1933, Miss Cissie Barker can be seen here in the centre. The shop on the left is Joseph Hunter, a Greengrocery and wetfish shop. The shop in the centre right is the 'Tamworth Gaslight and Coke Company' showroom, seen with large hanging gas lamps along the facia. Image courtesy Tamworth Castle Museum.