Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire 



acknowledgements etc.....

 Many people have made contributions to the content of this web site on the history of the North Staffordshire Potteries. 
Usually this is acknowledged on the page - where they have a web site of their own this is listed below - just click on the hand to go there.....

The Artbay gallery
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.


Healey Hero
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 Perkins
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
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
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'