Tag Archives: Family History

Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree, hosted by FutureLearn.

There is an interesting course coming up in March 2016; Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree, hosted by FutureLearn. FutureLearn is a private company set up and run by the Open University who organise these mass online courses. I have done … Continue reading

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Engine House at Sandfields Pumping Station, Chesterfield Road, Lichfield – List Entry Amended

  A letter from English Heritage recently received….. Following your application to amend the entry for the above building on the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, we have now considered all the representations made and completed … Continue reading

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Memories of Sandfields – Alfe Windsor

People often ask me how would I best describe the style of the Architecture of Sandfields Pumping Station. I tell them that this building is Architecture parlante; it is speaking architecture that not only explains its own form, function and … Continue reading

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An incredible story, of an everyday person

Michael Buckle is a man who believes that what you do today is important; you are exchanging a day of your life for it. He is an everyday person who has lead a remarkable life, and has an incredible story … Continue reading

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Lichfield Discovered Invites you to Walk The Line of Hanch Tunnel

SUNDAY 29 JUNE 2014 AT 11 AM A walk along the route of Lichfield’s only authenticated Victorian tunnel which was constructed between 1856 and 1866 to convey drinking water to Sandfields pumping station. Discover the location of the remaining shafts … Continue reading

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The next meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station

The next meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station is 30 May at 7:00 at; Curborough Community Centre Reynolds Close Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 7NY Tel:  01543 417149   Anyone who holds and interest in our heritage, and is interested … Continue reading

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All his Working Days

An oral interview I conducted with Keith Johnson in March 2013. Keith worked for the South Staffordshire Water Company as a chemist; he recalled his working career from school, to the lab at Sandfields pumping station, Lichfield. Keith is a … Continue reading

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