Have kindly allowed the use of illustrations are from Sid Kirkham's
and Vicky Mount's paintings of Stoke-on-Trent.
These and other artists
can be found exhibiting at theartbay
gallery in Christchurch Street, Fenton.
A web site dedicated to mines disasters and rescue in the
UK. Allowed the use of material related the North
Staffordshire coal fields. Webmaster: Fionn Taylor. Much of
the research for NS coal fields: John Lumsdon.
Ken has a collection of over 150 North Staffordshire bricks along with a
collection of roof tiles which were made between 1850 and the 1960's.
The collection can be seen at the Apedale Heritage Centre.
Anthony Forster was employed by Royal Doulton of Nile street Burslem, Stoke on
Trent, from 1959 to 1966 as a ceramic artist and for most of that time in the
prestigious Royal Doulton flambe department. During his time with Royal
Doulton he was an active participant in the Royal Doulton Art Society.
Currently producing fine paintings of animals and farming life as well as
street scenes of the North Staffordshire Potteries.
Matthew Rice is a painter, designer and writer. He is the author of Village Buildings of Britain, to which Prince Charles contributed a foreword, Rice's Architectural Primer and Building Norfolk, which was named East Anglian Book of the Year, and widely praised. He lives in Oxford and Norfolk with his wife, the potter Emma Bridgewater.
He has kindly allowed the use of some of his sketches and paintings from the
book 'The Lost City of Stoke-on-Trent'