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.

Past Track is managed by Staffordshire County Council's Archives & Heritage Service.

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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 TrackThursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 4:49pm
A watercolour painting dated early 1840s by Rev. John Louis Petit, showing the gateway of Hamstall Hall, with the spire of St Michael's & All Angels Church, Hamstall Ridware in the left background.
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Staffordshire Past TrackTuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 4:45pm
Elkes's entry in a Uttoxeter Carnival during the 1920s. A delivery van has been converted into a Hansel and Gretal style gingerbread house by covering it in Elkes's biscuits. Image courtesy of Redfern's Cottage: Museum of Uttoxeter Life
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Staffordshire Past TrackSunday, November 19th, 2017 at 4:40pm
Bates's shops, Bore Street, Lichfield, probably decorated with greenery for the Greenhill Bower. This photograph shows the row of three shops owned by Edgar Bates. The shop on the far left was a Sweet shop, which was run by Bates' mother, the Photographers Studio is next to it, with the Underwear shop pictured on the far right. Image courtesy of Lichfield Heritage Centre.
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Staffordshire Past TrackFriday, November 17th, 2017 at 4:33pm
This 1985 photograph by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon captures all the excitement of the arrival a new drinks machine at Alton Towers! In the background is the Corkscrew roller coaster which operated on the site from around 1980 to 2008.
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Staffordshire Past TrackWednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 4:29pm
Knypersley Road, Norton-in-the-Moors, 1964. The Norton Arms public house stands on the corner of Endon Road and Knypersley Road. Ford Green Road is coming in from the left and the cameraman was standing at the end of Norton Lane. The houses and shops on the right have been demolished, the space is now The Gateway, a small park with a mining and ceramics theme. From the Bentley slide collection at Stoke City Archives.
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Staffordshire Past TrackMonday, November 13th, 2017 at 4:38pm
The group of people in this view are celebrating “Club of the Month Award” at the Riverside Recreation Centre in Stafford in 1984. This photograph was taken by Stafford photographer Tony Boydon. Can you recognise anyone in this picture or tell us which club is pictured?