|the local history of Stoke-on-Trent, England
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Charles Shaw (b.1832 d.1906) was born in Tunstall and worked in the North Staffordshire Potteries - he started work at about the age of 7.
His autobiography is a facinating insight into life in the Potteries in the mid 19th Century.
|Focus on Wedgwood / Wood bible - containing historical accounts by Enoch Wood
|Focus on the Wedgwood Institute - one the 10 most threatened buildings in England & Wales
|Focus on Arnold Bennett and his 'Five towns' sort stories and novels
|Focus on the birth of Primitive Methodism - June 27 1808
|Focus on brickmaking in Stoke-on-Trent
|Focus on Poverty among the people and potters of Stoke-on-Trent
|Focus on Pawnbrokers in Stoke-on-Trent
|Focus on Sir Oliver Lodge, inventor of the spark plug and first man to send a message by radio telegraphy.
|Focus on the streets of Stoke-on-Trent.
|Focus on the history of education in the Potteries
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