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 Stephenson, George
  - and Geordie
  - Newcastle-upon-Tyne
 Stephenson, Robert
  - Conwy
  - High Level Bridge
  - Royal Border Bridge
 Steptoe, Patrick - develops IVF
  - test-tube babies
 Steptoe and Son (TV)
 sterling (British currency)
 Sterne, Laurence
  - brief biography
  - characterises 'Dr Slop'
 sternpost rudder - introduction
 stethoscope - invented by Laënnec
 stethoscope - history
  - and measurement of blood pressure
  - as death detector
 Stettin, Peace of - in 1570
 Stevens, John F. - and the Panama Canal
 Stevens, Siaka - president of Sierra Leone
 Stevenson, Robert Louis
  - and leprosy
 Steventon - and Jane Austen
 Stewart dynasty
  - change of spelling to Stuart
  - Stuarts in exile
 still - development
 Stillingfleet, Benjamin - and bluestockings
 Stilton (cheese)
 Stinger missiles - supplied to Afghans
 Stirling - and Bannockburn
  - brief account of town
 Stirling, James (architect)
 Stirling, James - and Western Australia
 Stirling, Robert (inventor)
 Stirling Bridge - battle in 1297
  - brief account
 stirrup - early development
 Stir-Up Sunday - and Christmas pudding
 stockbroking - in Jonathan's coffee house
 Stock Exchange (London)
 Stockholm - and the Hanseatic League
 Stockholm Banco - founded in 1656
 Stockholm Bloodbath - in 1520
 stocking frame - invented in 1589
 stocks and pillory
 Stockton and Darlington railway
 Stoffels, Hendrijke - and Rembrandt
 Stoke - battle in 1487
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