Peterborough Pre-School Childrens Centre

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An unusual postcard image from around 1910 marked as Peterborough Pre-School Children's Centre. At the moment, I have no idea where that was !

The Joy Wheel at Peterborough

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Probably an attempt at Edwardian humour as this old postcard makes reference to the "Joy Wheel" which was a very popular fairground ride at...

Yaxley FC (1951)

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Peterborough League Division Two Champions, Yaxley FC, pictured on 5th May 1951 after beating Ramsey 2–1. Players were Mitcham, Nicholls, Lucy, Jaggard, Spriggs, Clarke,...

Corona Factory, Fengate (1950)

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Staff in the backyard of the Corona Factory in Fengate, pictured around 1950.

Robert Dandy Grocers

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A nice stone flagon probably dating back to the late 1800s. Robert Dandy was a Grocer in the city from the 1850s and, through his...

Copper Halfpenny Token (1667)

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Copper halfpenny token issued in 1667 by George Hamerton of Peterborough. In the first half of the 17th century the copper coinage in England was in...

Bishops Road Bus Station in Colour

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An undated colour photo showing the old Bishops Road Bus Station.  

N5 at Peterborough North (1959)

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Beyer Peacock built Class N5 #69267 pictured at Peterborough North in 1959. Originally built in 1893 and substantially modified in 1932, the engine was initially...

Thompson’s Furniture (c.1914)

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The corner of Westgate and Lincoln Road around 1914, later the premises of "Johnson's Corner" but in the early 1900s it was the base...

Crowland Floods (1947)

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Thanks to Phil Green for this fascinating image capturing the source of the Crowland Floods of 1947. The Winter of 1947 had been a bitterly...