A busy scene on Long Causeway around 1905 with a Walton Tram returning to the city centre terminus. The image highlights the impressive width of the road which arose from it originally having a stream running down the centre of it.
Looking along Midgate towards the junction with Long Causeway. Curtess Shoes in the distance is at 20 Long Causeway and is, in 2018, Greenwoods Menswear.
VE Day parade marching onto Long Causeway in 1945, heading for Market Place.
Brave young Great War recruits outside the Long Causeway recruiting office in 1914 with a recent image of the same location below.
The JH Duddington store that sat on the corner of Long Causeway (right) and Cumbergate (left), pictured c.1900.
A wonderful Edwardian scene at the Long Causeway tram terminus as two immaculately dressed ladies prepare to board Car #11.
An early sales invoice from the store of Tom Lawrence Barrett incorporating a wonderful scene full of artistic license given that his store opened in 1893 !
There were two Barretts stores on opposite sides of Long Causeway at the Midgate/Westgate junction ….. this would be the store on the corner of Midgate (left) and Long Causeway (right).
A Newark and Walton tram stacked up at the terminus on Long Causeway – date unknown.
An undated image showing an early tram at the Terminus on Long Causeway. Market Place would be behind the photographer to the right.
In the background left is the “Ladies & Childrens Outfitter” store run by Peterborough born Sarah Major and her daughter Alice Mary.
A lovely Edwardian scene on Long Causeway highlighting the fashions of the era as well as two trams in the distance.
The store on the right is the impressive ironmongers of locally born Ernest Walter Amies (1874-1934).