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Francis Jerrard – Corn Merchant (1892)

A letter dated 1892 addressed to Francis Jerrard, Corn Merchant, Peterborough ...... which was evidently enough for safe delivery in those days ! Shepton Mallet,...

MUSIC

Terry Mann Band

The popular Terry Mann Band who were a regular entertainment in the city over many years. The two images show them in 1968 and...

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Orton Staunch on the River Nene

In the early 1700s, the Nene was considered navigable upstream only as far as the mill at Alwalton. Beyond that the river course was...

New Mermaid Inn, Wansford

Nobby the Tramp

VIDEOS

The end of the Wirrina Stadium – 09/10/10

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Saturday 9th October 2010 and the walls came crashing down - the Wirrina Stadium was no more ! https://youtu.be/R6IB5x74yPw

Polebrook Airfield 1943

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Superb footage of wartime activities at Polebrook Airfield in 1943, featuring the magnificent B17 Flying Fortresses of the 351st Bomb Group of the US...

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