Trentham, Staffordshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Trentham Railway

In the 1960's I was a ticket conductor on this train. Jack Goldstone was the driver and we took people from the gardens to the pool. Today there's no way I would be allowed to work on the railway because of health and safety concerns. We had to stand on a running board by the side of the carriages hang on with one hand and ...Read full memory

Staircase Near To Playground

I can remember next to one of the swings shown close to the lake in this picture, was a flight of steps which was fenced off and at the bottom was a door. Does anyone know what this was - was it just a storeroom - or as I was once told - a passage way leading underground to the still remaining entrance of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Trentham by Michael Cooke

The Railway At Trentham C1959

I remember travelling many times on this train; the two engines were called Golspie and Dunrobin - areas in Sutherland. I believe their ancestral Home was Dunrobin Castle at Golspie, hence the names for these engines. I remember at the far end of the lake having to get off and reverse the seats for the return ...Read full memory

A memory of Trentham by Michael Cooke