MacRae Tailor and Draper (1902)

A 1902 billhead/receipt from tailor and draper Alexander MacRae of 31 Lincoln Road, Boroughbury. MacRae was descended from a family of Scottish drapers but married a Peterborough girl.

County School Heads (1954)

These three ladies were pictured at the golden jubilee of the County Girls School in 1954 and were all former (or current) headmistresses. From left to right, Miss Vail (1936-1946), Miss Mona Mathews (1946-1969) and Miss Kate Wragge (1904-1936).

Adams Mill, Lincoln Road

Adams Mill on Lincoln Road, Millfield. Date unknown but probably 1920s after the sails were removed but before being replaced by Adams Garage in the late 1930s.

Johnson’s Corner

The corner of Westgate and Lincoln Road in the 1960s showing newsagent/tobaconist/bookseller/stationer “Johnson’s Corner”.

Despite becoming a Grade II listed building in 1973, the only remains of the building today are parts of the foundations on and around a car park !