Burslem, Staffordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Burslem and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

School At Burslem Junior Tech

I lived in Blythe Bridge and travelled to school at the Burslem Junior Technical College in Moorland Road, Burslem over a period between 1943 to 1945. The journey by train on the old loop line was a lot of fun. I remember the screeching noise the coaches made when coming into Hanley station as the line had ...Read full memory

A memory of Burslem by Roy Allen

Burslem Baths And The Wright's Pie Shop After (Top Of Nile St)

My memories start around 1946 and go on 'forever' - but the years I want to mention here are those of my Cobridge schooldays and the Burslem connection to those schooldays. I lived on the Cobridge side of Burslem, at the top of Elder Rd ... Elder Place opposite the Park, a little ...Read full memory

A memory of Burslem by Edward Penning

Waterloo Road

I was born in Burslem and lived on Waterloo Road across from Macintyres pottery from 1949 until 1957 when we moved to Lancashire. Macintyres had a clock tower and we would check it in the morning before leaving for school. I began school at St. John's and then went to North Road C P. I remember Wilshaw's grocers and the queue ...Read full memory

A memory of Burslem by smlowe