Clarice Cliff
A brief summary of a few pieces of Clarice Cliff that were on our stand this year at the Antiques for Everyone fair at the NEC Birmingham.
Shane Oakley
Shane Oakley is a British illustrator and comic book artist from Stoke-on-Trent, England.
He began his career contributing to the alternative comics review Deadline Magazine in the 1980s (where he...
Eddie Mooney

Eddie Mooney (born 6 August 1957, Stoke-on-Trent, England), is a vocalist/bassist whose musical career has been with various rock and pop bands since the mid-1970s. Mooney joined his first teen p...
Sybil Leek
Sybil Leek (22 February 1917 – 26 October 1982) was an English witch, astrologer, occult author and self-proclaimed psychic. She wrote many books on occult and esoteric subjects. She was dubbed "Brita...
Richard Pankhurst
Richard Marsden Pankhurst (1835/6 – 5 July 1898) was an English barrister and supporter of women's rights.Pankhurst was the son of Henry Francis Pankhurst (1806-1873) and Margaret Marsden (1803-...
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Jonathan Wilkes
Jonathan Wilkes (born 1 August 1978 in Baddeley Green, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire) is a British TV presenter and singer.
Wilkes attended Holden Lane High School in Stoke-on-Trent.Wilkes met hi...
John Wain
John Barrington Wain (14 March 1925 – 24 May 1994) was an English poet, novelist, and critic, associated with the literary group "The Movement". For most of his life, Wain worked as a freelance journ...
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Neil Morrissey
Neil Anthony Morrissey (born 4 July 1962) is an English actor, media personality and businessman. He is best known for his role as Tony in Men Behaving Badly.He is also known for his role as Rocky in...
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Adrian Rawlins
Adrian Rawlins (born 27 March 1958) is an English actor who is probably best known for playing Arthur Kidd in The Woman in Black (1989) and James Potter in the Harry Potter films.
Rawlins was born...
Jessie Tait
Dorothy Jessie Tait (6 March 1928 – 14 January 2010) was a prolific English ceramic designer working in the Stoke-on-Trent pottery industries, most prominently for Midwinter, from the 1940s to ...
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Godfrey Wedgwood
Godfrey Wedgwood (22 January 1833 - 9 October 1905) was a partner in the Wedgwood pottery firm from 1859 to 1891.Wedgwood was born in Etruria Hall, the son of Francis Wedgwood and his wife Frances Mos...
William Taylor Copeland
William Taylor Copeland, MP, Alderman (1797 – 12 April 1868) was a British businessman and politician who served as Lord Mayor of London and a Member of Parliament.
The family traces its descent b...
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Philip Oakes
Philip Barlow Oakes (31 January 1928 – 18 December 2005) was a British journalist, poet and novelist.Oakes was born in Burslem, his father was a travelling salesman and his mother was a teacher....
David J. C. MacKay
David John Cameron MacKay, FRS FInstP FICE (born 22 April 1967), is the Regius Professor of Engineering in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge and from 2009 to 2014 was Chief ...
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Albert Beech
Albert Beech (24 September 1912 – 20 June 1985) was a footballer who played as a defender.
Fenton born Beech played for Leek Alexandra and Stoke St.Peter's before joining Port Vale in November 193...
Leon Cooke
Leon Dominic Cooke (born 8 August 1991) is an English stage actor, singer, and dancer.
Leon Cooke was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. He has 7 siblings (Tara, Zena, Cassandra, Damian, Anast...
John Lewis Ricardo
John Lewis Ricardo (1812 – 2 August 1862) was a British businessman and politician.He was the son of Jacob Ricardo and nephew of the economist David Ricardo. In 1841 he married Catherine Duff (c.1820...
Freddie Jones
Frederick Charles "Freddie" Jones (born 12 September 1927) is an English character actor. He currently plays Sandy Thomas in Emmerdale.
Jones was born in the town of Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staff...
Patricia Leonard
Patricia Leonard (9 March 1936 – 28 January 2010) was an English opera singer, best known for her performances in mezzo-soprano and contralto roles of the Savoy Operas with the D'Oyly Carte Opera...
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Joe Andrew (academic)
Joe Andrew (born Joseph Matthew Andrew, 1 June 1948, Derby) is a British academic whose main research interests are 19th-century Russian literature, feminist approaches to literature, and women writer...
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Tom Mosley
Tom Mosley (born 1927) is an English painter and sculptor known for his series Shadow Box.He was born in Stoke on Trent, England in 1927. He emigrated to New Zealand in 1949. Between 1954 and 1958, Mo...
Andrew Van Buren
Andrew Van Buren is a British performer who specialises in magic, large-scale illusions, juggling and plate spinning.
Van Buren spent his childhood touring the world with his parents' Fred Van Bur...
Alexander Brown (director)
Alexander Brown is an English music video director and album cover designer. Brown's design for La Roux's debut album cover was named one of the best of 2009.He won the 2006 Yahoo! Sharpener Award for...