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Old photos of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Coat of arms of Stoke-on-Trent

Cities of World • Cities of United Kingdom • Cities of Staffordshire

History of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Stoke-on-Trent - is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of 36 square miles (93 km2).

Date of foundation: 1910

History: Stoke-on-Trent formed in 1910 from 6 cities (Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley, Tunstall, Burslem, Longton and Fenton) and many villages. It took its name from Stoke-upon-Trent, where the town hall and the railway station are located. Hanley is the primary commercial centre.

Stoke-on-Trent is the home of the pottery industry in England and is commonly known as the Potteries. Formerly a primarily industrial conurbation, it is now a centre for service industries and distribution centres.

Population: 251 027

Ceremonial county:

Stoke-on-Trent. Bandstand, 1940
Bandstand, Longton Park, between 1930 and 1940
Stoke-on-Trent. Bandstand, 1963
Bandstand and Pavilion, Hanley Park, 1963
Stoke-on-Trent. Children's Playground, 1940
Children's Playground, Longton Park, between 1930 and 1940
Stoke-on-Trent. Church Street, circa 1900's
Church Street, circa 1900's
Stoke-on-Trent. Hartshill
Hartshill
Stoke-on-Trent. Panorama of Street
Panorama of Street
Stoke-on-Trent. Railway Station, circa 1900's
Railway Station, circa 1900's
Stoke-on-Trent. Stoke Poges Church, 1924
Stoke Poges Church, Spire removed 1924
Stoke-on-Trent. Trent and Mersey Canal
Trent and Mersey Canal

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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