This 1913 image is marked “Funeral of the late Sergt: Major Sharpe, Peterboro’, Mch 22nd 1913” and shows crowds gathering on Broadway near the cemetery at the junction with Granville Street.
Brave young men marching from the Army Recruitment Office off Market Place after signing up to defend their country on Monday 12th October 1914.
A nice image captured in October 1907 showing the Co-Op butchers somewhere in Eastgate.
A superb 1911 image showing Brainsby & Sons staff preparing for their annual outing. Thomas Brainsby & Sons was founded in 1905 in Peterborough where they built bodies for such cars as Crossley, Fiat, Hotchkiss and occasionally even Rolls-Royce. The company faded away in the 1920s.
The old Focus Do-It-All store on the Brotherhoods Retail Park in the summer of 2001 ….. now the site of Marks & Spencer.
The aftermath of an arson attack on a Balti House restaurant on Broadway in 2002.
Huge crowds at Serpentine Green in January 2002 for an appearance from popular boyband A1. A full gallery of images is available on our Facebook Group HERE.
A group of ASDA employees pictured in 2002 as the Rivergate superstore looks to take on pensioners to boost its workforce. Pictured L-R. Margaret Hughes, Marina Weston, Eunice Fatters, Rosie Bryan, Norman Lenton, Peggy Goodwin and June Cox.
The cast of Clive Read’s “Bungate” musical pictured at St John’s Church Hall in 1992.