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Tunstall Fire Brigade - c.1890's
Tunstall Fire Brigade - c.1890's
Bath Street, Tunstall
(in the mid 1950's Bath Street was renamed Greengates Street)

photo: Simon Moston

 

 

 

Tunstall Fire Brigade

The Steam Fire Engine, Horse, Hose, Tender, and Fire Escape are kept at the Station, forming part of the Baths Buildings, and each of the undermentioned Firemen is in possession of a key. A key is also kept at the Police Station.

The Practices of the Brigade are held on the second Wednesday in each month, at 7 p.m.

In case of fire, information should at once be given at the Tunstall Police Station (Telephone No., 519), or to the Superintendent, 10. Bath-street (Telephone 519a).

Superintendent.J. Pemberton, 10, Bath-street (Telephone 519a)

Foreman.H. Smith, 101, High-street.

First Engineer;W. Randies, 41, Salisbury-street.

Second Engineer.H. Hopkins, 37, Stanley street.

Firemen.G. Hulse, 4. Bath-street: E. Wright, Bath-street: H. Oakes, 37, Salisbury-street; H. Hancock, Furlong-road: T. Walker. 7, Meir-street; L. Walker, 68, King-street; V Baddeley, 46, Salisbury-street; W. Palin, 6, Furlong-road.

from: 1907 Staffordshire Sentinel 'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'


 

 

The Old Fire Station, Greengates Street - photo Aug 2011
The Old Fire Station, Greengates Street - photo Aug 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

To the left is the Old Fire Station to the right Tunstall Swimming Pool
To the left is the Old Fire Station to the right Tunstall Swimming Pool 
(The baths were closed in 2011)

 

 

Baths

The Public Baths are situated in Bath-street and were opened on July 28th, 1890, and contain Swimming Bath (72ft. by 28ft.). and 13 Private Baths. 

The Swimming Bath is open during the season from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (week days), and from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. (Sunday;-The Private Baths are open daily all the year round from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. On Tuesday the Baths are reserved for Ladies.

Baths Superintendent.Arthur Cook.

 

 

 

sign on the side of the Old Fire Station
sign on the side of the Old Fire Station


 


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related pages

Tunstall - public institutions in 1907 - a list of local authority committees and organisations for Tunstall Urban District Council in 1907. Including Churches and philanthropic societies. 

Public Swimming Baths, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent


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