This website has been designed by Andy Hudson of hbr-interactive
and my thanks goes to him, and the whole team at HBR, for their invaluable help and professionalism.
I would also like to acknowledge the contribution of the following, from which research about historical aspects of Newcastle, in particular, has been drawn:
- Newcastle-under-Lyme 1173-1973, edited by John Briggs (1973, North Staffordshire Polytechnic).
- Audley Parish Millennium, edited by Robert Speake, published (2000) by Audley Rural Parish Council
- Audley, Department of Adult Education, Keele University (1972)
- Silverdale and Chesterton in old photographs, by Dave Adams (1988, by Hendon Publishing)
- Wolstanton: Wolstan's town, by Percy W L Adams (1908)
- The History of Keele, edited by Christopher Harrison (1986, by University of Keele)
- The Staffordshire Village Book, by Staffordshire Federation of women's Institutes (1988, Countryside Books)
- The Victoria History of the County of Stafford, Volume VIII, Edited by R B Pugh of the University of London Institute of Historical Research (1963, Oxford University Press)
- Our Town: Historic Buildings in Newcastle-under-Lyme, by Katrina Hill of Newcastle Civic Society (1973, Keele University Library)
- St George's Newcastle-under-Lyme 1828-1978, by John Briggs (1978, North Staffordshire Polytechnic)
- Betley: a village of contrasts, by Robert Speake (1980, University of Keele)
- A history of Apedale & Chesterton, by David Dyble (2002, Brenda M Syble)
- A Guide to Staffordshire & the Black Country, The Potteries and The Peak, by Michael Raven (2004)