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Working on Crescent Bridge (1983)

A brave worker carrying out maintenance work on Crescent Bridge in 1983 !

Crescent Bridge Under Construction (1912)

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

Sages Football Club (1915)

A superb image of Sages FC from the Frederick Sage works in Walton. The football seems to say 1915 but that may be +/- a couple of years as it isn’t clear !

Oundle Staunch

An undated image of Oundle Staunch on the River Nene west of the town.

Ladder Excavator at Fletton Brickpits

An undated advertising card showing a ladder excavator from Ruston, Proctor & Co of Lincoln at work at the Fletton brickpits.

Southwell’s Store, Walton (1908)

The General Stores of Peterborough born Mary Jane Southwell on Lincoln Road, Walton in 1908 and a more recent photo from a similar location.

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.