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Staffordshire Photographic Memories

Staffordshire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Eccleshall, High Street 1900' appears in this book.

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Caption for Eccleshall, High Street 1900: This small market town on the banks of the Sow was entitled to hold four annual fairs, mainly for the buying and selling of horses and cattle. They were held on Midlent Thursday, Holy Thursday, 5 August, and the first Friday in November. A regular weekly market was held every Friday.

An extract from Staffordshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Eccleshall

I remember the days when I lived on a farm that was owned by Mark Carter from Eccleshall Castle. I had so much fun living in Eccleshall that I didn't want to move when the farm was sold. I had loads of friends and good memories, I remember when all the children were given a Silver Jubilee coin at school, the walks to the (...Read full memory)

I stayed in The Kings Arms Hotel for a week when I came to Eccleshall in April 1975. I was there for a weeks training with my new employer F H Burgess Agricultural Engineers. They had one of around 130 branches in Stafford Street and it was my first experience of working in the farming community as I had (...Read full memory)

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