Categories
1980s 2000s Britain British Comedy Culture Newcastle under Lyme Stoke-on-Trent

Talken News

The village of Talke is in Staffordshire, England, four miles north-west of Newcastle-under-Lyme. There once was a fruit and veg. shop and Post Office called ‘Vince’s.’  This store or typically northerners 1970s con-vience shop was in Unity Way, Talke. Which was, and still is in a rather shabby council estate built in the 1970’s. Full […]

Categories
England Newcastle under Lyme Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent United Kingdom (UK) WW1

Saving Captain and Private Bennetts

Seems there’s more interesting stories in the Newcastle Staffordshire graveyard of Saint Margaret’s. .. I stumbled upon this gravestone at the rear of the old ancient cemetery. Seems we have there a gravestone that records the death of three brothers the Bennett family of Porthill during World War I  (1914 -1918). Two soldiers including Captain […]