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Staffordshire Archives and Heritage consists of Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service with the William Salt Library and the County Museum Service.
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StaffsStokeHistory 20h
Description of from Mr Pinnock’s Guide to Knowledge, 1833
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StaffsStokeHistory May 17
One of the earliest examples in the collection, this seal of Hervey Bagot dates from 1194 and accompanies a grant
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StaffsStokeHistory May 17
Welcome to Lucy Smith, new PhD researcher for the Staffordshire Asylums Project in collaboration with
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StaffsStokeHistory May 16
Now we know how they fixed Nelson to his column – by using Stafford-made Evo-Stik apparently!
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StaffsStokeHistory May 15
1849 catalogue from a sale of books formerly belonging to Mrs Ley Brookes of Burton
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John Herson May 15
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StaffsStokeHistory May 15
Welcome to our new blog which will tell stories from Staffordshire's county asylums between 1818-1960. Delighted to be launching in Mental Health Awareness Week
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StaffsStokeHistory May 15
We hope back in 1907 Ernest Haywood and his sister actually got to play with these toys in the photography studio!
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Staffs Libraries May 15
Women of Burton is a social history project to record the experiences of women in the local area between and during the two World Wars. If you have memories you might like to share either your own or on behalf of a relative, why not pop to our Saturday drop-in?
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StaffsStokeHistory May 15
Replying to @iantaylor1969
It is a very tiny shoe. Its only 19 cm in length which is about the size of a children's size 13, however its only 5cm across. She would have had to have very slim feet indeed! Strangely the leg of the boot could fit a child or maybe a small adult its just the shoe that is tiny.
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StaffsStokeHistory May 14
‘Gallipoli’, a 0-4-2 steam locomotive built by Baguley-Drewry Ltd with fitted spark arrester on the funnel
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StaffsStokeHistory May 14
Replying to @SomHeritage
You're right! This country was built on official looking signs! That's it, were owning it, she wore it and that's final.
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StaffsStokeHistory May 14
The best kept secret in Staffordshire, or is it? We own a boot supposedly worn by Queen Victoria. We have no proof other than this authentic sign that came with it. She must have had very tiny feet!
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ELH Leicester May 14
On 21.9.2019 we are hosting a workshop on ‘Teaching local history in the digital age’ If you have local historical digital resources that you would like to showcase to primary and secondary school teachers via this live-stream, free-to-view webinar, get in touch via DM. Pls RT
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Victoria County History May 13
Nigel's research is part of the forthcoming VCH Staffordshire volume 12 (which, in the way of things VCH will in fact be the FIFTEENTH volume we have produced for the county). 📕📕
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StaffsStokeHistory May 13
Take a look at this film about the project, inspired by our collection in photograph albums from Stafford gaol.
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StaffsStokeHistory May 13
A bit late for Easter, but here’s the classic 1960s advertising slogan ‘Go to Work on an Egg’ printed on an envelope
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StaffsStokeHistory May 13
Today we celebrate Camilla Kurti who died last year. Camilla was a founder member of Stafford Friends of the Earth and ardent activist, she campaigned for local and international causes. Last month her t-shirts were donated to the museum collection.
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Criminal Quilts May 11
I had a very enjoyable afternoon at talking about Criminal Quilts, focussing on the photo albums in Staffordshire Record Office and the stories we unearthed about these women. Exhibition coming up from 25th May -7th July.
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StaffsStokeHistory May 12
Safe as Houses perhaps?? ’s Safe Works , this one from 1884
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