Thorney in the early 1900s – exact location unknown but the walls might suggest somewhere close to the Abbey.

After the Storm, Thorney Causeway (1916)

Storm damage on The Causeway near Thorney in 1916.

Floods Near Glinton (1912)

This one is marked as being near Glinton after the August 1912 storms and subsequent floods and may well be around the Nine Bridges area on the road to Market Deeping.

School Place Floods (1912)

One of the many low lying Peterborough yards that ran behind (Broad) Bridge Street and which were very vulnerable in times of flood as shown here after the August 1912 storms.

Complete with hastily erected walkway, this location was School Yard and would be around the site of today’s Asda store.

City Hotel, Bridge Street (c.1908)

The old City (Temperance) Hotel on the corner of Bridge Street and Bishops Road and pictured around 1908. In 2017 we would be looking at the Poundland store.

J6 Outside New England Shed (1961)

Beautifully filthy New England based J6 #64253 sitting outside its home shed in February 1961 from where it was withdrawn in May 1962.

Steam Roller Crash, Wansford (1912)

A superb 1912 image capturing a steam roller coming very close to crashing through Wansford bridge and into the River Nene below.

Corn Exchange Receipt (1904)

Some form of receipt/invoice from a Corn Exchange transaction in 1904.

H Mobb was Peterborough born Bridge Street boot maker Herbert Mobb (1860-1906) who was son of John Mobb who also ran a shoe making business in the city dating back to the mid 1800s.


Sir Nigel Gresley at Peterborough

LNER Class A4 #4498 “Sir Nigel Gresley” at Peterborough in July 1967.

Clun Castle at Peterborough Station (1967)

A rare sight at Peterborough (North) Station on 17th September 1967 as GWR Castle Class #7029 “Clun Castle” visits on an Ian Allan Rail Tour charter.