Peterborough Town CC, Crawthorne Road

Two images showing the old Peterborough Town cricket ground off Crawthorne Road where they played up to 1970 when they moved to their current base at Bretton Gate.

The top image dates to 1963 and the lower one to 1972 which suggests the team in that one is not Peterborough Town.


An undated image showing Broadway at the junction with Midgate (far right).

Last Passenger Train on the NVR

BR Class 24 #D5036 awaits departure with the 8:55pm Rugby Midland to Peterborough East on 4th June 1966, the last timetabled passenger service on what is now, in part, the Nene Valley Railway.

Fletton Christmas Party

An undated image of a kids Christmas Party believed to be from Old Fletton Primary School.

To Padholme Road With Love (1918)

A love letter from Albert Exton to his wife Grace at Thorney Croft, 220 Padholme Road in 1918.

Hotpoint, Celta Road

An undated image showing the motor shop at Hotpoint on Celta Road, Woodston.

Midgate (1963)

Looking along a quiet Midgate towards the junction with Long Causeway/Broadway/Westgate in 1963 with City Road to the left.

Flying Scotsman (1968)

#4472 Flying Scotsman cruises east from Peterborough North Station with “The East Anglian” excursion on 23rd June 1968.

WW2 Air Raid Warden’s Helmet (1940)

A surviving tin helmet worn by a Peterborough Air Raid Warden, dated 1940 and carrying the Peterborough crest.

Soul Boys on Bishops Road

Wonderful 1970s “soul boy” fashions on show in front of the cafe on the old Bishops Road Bus station site.