Yaxley Cemetery

An undated image showing Yaxley Cemetery off Dovecote Lane.

Main Street, Yaxley

A lovely undated image showing Main Street in Yaxley with the Girls and Infants School in the distance on the right. This would today have been taken somewhere close to the junction with Blenheim Way.

Broadway, Yaxley (1964)

A view along Broadway in Yaxley in 1964. The shop in the foreground right is still trading in 2016 as a supermarket.

Broadway, Yaxley

Looking along Broadway in Yaxley in the early 1900s.

Peterborough Heavy Haulage Low Loader

A low loader from Peterborough Heavy Haulage of Yaxley carrying some form of steam engine out of a site that may or may not be in Peterborough.


Ticket to Yaxley & Farcet Station (1955)

A third class single ticket from Peterborough North to the old station at Yaxley & Farcet issued on 16th October 1955.

The station, which was sited just south of the Broadway Bridge, opened in 1890 as simply Yaxley Station before being renamed Yaxley & Farcet in 1895. It closed in the early part of 1959.

Yaxley Boys School

A bruised and battered but wonderful image showing the old Yaxley (Endowed) Boys School, opened in 1848 – date unknown. The building still stands on Main Street today.

Yaxley, Main Street (1954)

A view along Main Street in 1954 showing the King William the Fourth pub on the left.

Glithro Blacksmiths, Yaxley (1937)

47 year old Roper Glithro hard at work at the family Blacksmiths in Yaxley, following on from three generations plying the same trade in the village.

Yaxley Village Hall (1922)

Yaxley Village Hall pictured in 1922, shortly after opening at its site on Back Lane.

The Hall was used as a school extension during the war in order to cope with the number of evacuees in the village and is still standing in 2014.