Stoke on Trent

Stoke on Trent

before the Clean Air Act.  Stoke Street Scene by Kurt Hutton.  A woman walking up a street in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, with smoking bottle kilns belonging to potteries visible in the background, 2nd March 1946.

before the Clean Air Act. Stoke Street Scene by Kurt Hutton. A woman walking up a street in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, with smoking bottle kilns belonging to potteries visible in the background, 2nd March 1946.

Bottle Kilns in Stoke-on-Trent. Reminds me of Stoke and especially of the Burgess & Leigh factory where my grandpa worked.

Bottle Kilns in Stoke-on-Trent. Reminds me of Stoke and especially of the Burgess & Leigh factory where my grandpa worked.

A typical "potbank" in my home town of Stoke-on-Trent

A typical "potbank" in my home town of Stoke-on-Trent

'Privilege', Stoke on Trent By Denis O'Connor Photo by Chris Webb

'Privilege', Stoke on Trent By Denis O'Connor Photo by Chris Webb

World class: Stoke-on-Trent was once littered with kilns, producing some of the most prized ceramics in the world

Death of the working class: A million young Britons are on the dole while motivated foreigners fill job vacancies

World class: Stoke-on-Trent was once littered with kilns, producing some of the most prized ceramics in the world

Framing Stoke-on-Trent: The Potteries in the Daily Herald Archive - Collection Selections - Collections - National Media Museum

Framing Stoke-on-Trent: The Potteries in the Daily Herald Archive - Collection Selections - Collections - National Media Museum

Canal and Bottle kiln in Stoke on Trent, Home of Wedgewood

Canal and Bottle kiln in Stoke on Trent, Home of Wedgewood

Everyday is oatcake day, a famous Stoke on Trent delicacy glorified by this wonderful ceramic coaster tile by Moorland Pottery available at Barewall £11.95

Everyday is oatcake day, a famous Stoke on Trent delicacy glorified by this wonderful ceramic coaster tile by Moorland Pottery available at Barewall £11.95

When Potters Pot in the Potteries,  Adderley Green Stoke-on-Trent

When Potters Pot in the Potteries, Adderley Green Stoke-on-Trent

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