Day Trippers from Kings Cliffe

Kings Cliffe villagers arrive for a day trip to Skegness aboard a convoy of Howards Coaches in 1940.

Cathedral (1860s)

A very old 1860s photograph taken from what appears to be an area behind what would today be Bishops Gardens.

Holme, Church Street

An undated image taken at the top end of Church Street in the village of Holme.

Bandstand in Central Park (1913)

A lovely 1913 image showing the old bandstand in Central Park.


Town Clerk’s Office, Church Street

An undated image from Church Street showing the old Town Clerk’s Office that sat alongside and provided access to the Guild Hall.

Rhubarb Bridge Demolition (1939)

Looking along Lincoln Road at the early stages of the demolition of Rhubarb Bridge that had previously carried the Peterborough to Wisbech railway. Today’s bridge carries the busy A47 parkway.

Stanground Police Station (1939)

Wartime sandbags stacked up against the police station in Stanground.

Coffer Dam, River Nene (1937)

Two images showing the 1937 construction of a Coffer Dam downstream of the city to enable the laying of a main sewer pipe under the river bed. The dam would be a temporary river enclosure that would then be drained to enable the pipe to be laid.


End of the Garton End Methodist Chapel (1937)

The 1937 demolition of the Garton End Methodist Chapel which was levelled to enable the widening of Newark Avenue at its junction with Garton End Road.

Tanks on Market Place, Oundle (1937)

Crowds gather around a display of 2nd Royal Tank Regiment tanks on Oundle Market Place in 1937.