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 TrackFriday, March 16th, 2018 at 4:30pm
Band of Hope demonstration, Stockwell Street, Leek, 1907. This was an annual church procession originating in Leek and generally involving young adults. The Band of Hope was a movement closely allied to the Temperance movement. This march was led by the Congregationalists, their minister Rev. John Hoatson and lay leaders Isaac Heath, George Brookes, and J. Giles. The banner held aloft belongs to the West Street Methodist Sunday School. Just like on 'Club Day' the marchers congregated in the Market Place where a short service was held.
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Staffordshire Past TrackWednesday, March 14th, 2018 at 4:26pm
Lieutenant George Savage of Cobridge Road, Burslem in uniform while serving with the 5th North Staffs Regiment during World War I. After training at Brocton Camp on Cannock Chase George was stationed in Mesopotamia, where he wrote his self-published book 'Mespots'. This photograph was taken while he was in Jerboyieh, Mesopotamia. Image courtesy of Keith Harris.
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Staffordshire Past TrackMonday, March 12th, 2018 at 4:24pm
An image from the western edge of our county - the winner of First Prize the Eccleshall District Hedgecutting Match held at Mr H. Timmis's farm at Woodend Farm, Adbaston in October 1938. Image courtesy of Mr Pat Trevor.
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Staffordshire Past TrackSaturday, March 10th, 2018 at 5:20pm
Alterations to the Brewery yard car park off High Street, Uttoxeter to make way for the bus station and the Maltings shopping complex. McCann’s photographers shop is the building on the left with the yellow 'Kodak' advertisements. Image kindly supplied by Tony Smith.
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Staffordshire Past TrackThursday, March 8th, 2018 at 4:17pm
Tunstall in 1964. Looking down Tower Square with Tunstall Town Hall and High Street in the background. Known as Market Square until the 1950s this part of Tunstall was laid out after 1815.The yellow brick clock tower was built in 1893 and stands on the site of the original town hall. It was built in commemoration of the Smith-Child family. The buses are all in the cream and red livery of The Potteries Motor Traction (PMT) company. From the Bert Bentley collection at Stoke City Archives.
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Staffordshire Past TrackTuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 4:10pm
Baby Show winners pictured at the 6th Annual Eccleshall Horticultural Show which was held in a field off Newport Road lent by Mr J.R. Hawkins, August 1937. The winning babies were Fresa Dale and John Leslie Hawkins (under 18 months), and Keith Lowe and Angela Parton (under three years). This is one of a collection of Eccleshall photographs from the 1930s to 1950s kindly lent by Pat Trevor, and currently being added to www.staffspasttrack.org.uk