The Staffordshire Regiment
The Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wales') (or simply "Staffords" for short) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales Division. The regiment was formed in 1959 by the amalgamation of The South Staffordshire Regiment and The North Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's). The Staffords can trace their history back to 1705 when a regiment known as the 38th Foot was raised at Lichfield by Colonel Luke Lillington
© Mary Evans/Malcolm Greensmith Collection
Alfred ('Alfie') Shrubb - Famous Long Distance Runner
Alfred ('Alfie') Shrubb - Famous Long Distance Runner. He won all there was to win in long-distance running as is evident in this photograph. In his heyday, Shrubb was virtually unbeatable at all distances between 2, 000 yards and 15 miles. He won more than 1, 000 races and suffered only a handful of defeats - the latter usually coming at one mile or in marathons, distances he wasn't best suited to "
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
The Pot-Hunter by George Studdy
Bonzo here shows what might have been, had his pedigree been equal to his popularity. A cute and contented looking Bonzo the dog sucks on a dummy as he sits among the numerous trophies and prizes he has won at dog shows - or at least would have done if only he had not been a mongrel. Credit line must read: Estate of George Studdy/Gresham Marketing Ltd./Mary Evan"
© Estate of George Studdy/Gresham Marketing Ltd./Mary Evans