Stilton (1908)

A wonderful image showing Stilton in 1908 and captured by local Stilton photographer John James Nunn. The photographer is standing with the Bell Inn on his immediate left with the Great North Road running left to right and Church Street disappearing into the distance.

RAF Peterborough (1937)

The newly opened No.7 Flying Training School Peterborough at Westwood Airfield in 1937, one of five additional service schools formed under the RAF expansion scheme. The top picture shows a navigation class in progress and the lower shows RAF cadets on the airfield.


An undated image showing High Street with Lincoln Road crossing left to right in the middle of the picture. The old Six Bells Inn sits centre-stage at the crossroads while the long departed Congregational Church is to the immediate right of the image.

Norman Cross Memorial (1914)

Large crowds in attendance at the unveiling of the Norman Cross Memorial on Tuesday 28th July 1914. The memorial to the 1,770 prisoners who died at the Napoleonic prisoner of war camp was erected by the Entente Cordiale Society and featured a bronze eagle which was stolen in 1990 but replaced by a new one in 2005 after a fundraising appeal.

Orton Staunch

Another stunning old image of Orton Staunch for the collection, complete with a young gent and his lady friend taking in the scene from alongside the lock keeper’s cottage.