Crescent Bridge Under Construction (1912)

Two images showing Crescent Bridge under construction in late 1912 with some of the workers posing for the cameraman.

Memorial Hospital Opening Programme (1928)

The souvenir programme from the 1928 opening of Peterborough’s Memorial Hospital.

Fowler & Sons, Bakers

The Bakers Store of Alfred Fowler with top three images showing their store on Church Street and the bottom image showing their earlier store on Dogsthorpe Road. The family also had stores in Eye and Market Deeping as well as a bakehouse in Fengate.

Railway Pay Cheque

A metallic one-sided Peterborough Engineers railway pay check which were usually drawn from the wages office on a Thursday, prior to the Friday payday. The cheques would then be exchanged for a pay slip and the wages paid on signature.

The Wheatsheaf, Eastfield Road

The front and rear of the original thatched Wheatsheaf Inn on Eastfield Road which was on a slightly different site than the more recent pub of the same name.

Peterborough Reds (1970s)

With baggies and boots all ready, the Peterborough branch of the Manchester United Supporters Club about to head off from Bishops Road Bus station on a 1970s game day !

VE Day Parade (1945)

VE Day parade marching onto Long Causeway in 1945, heading for Market Place.

Regional Swimming Pool Under Construction (1976)

The Regional Swimming Pool shrouded in scaffolding during construction in 1976.

Old War Memorial, Bridge Street

Remembrance Sunday at the old war memorial on Bridge Street.


Great War Recruitment Office (1914)

Brave young Great War recruits outside the Long Causeway recruiting office in 1914 with a recent image of the same location below.