Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Peterborough and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Fenland Farming Around Peterborough

On reading the book 'PETERBOROUGH A Miscellany' a couple of items are incorrect by my own knowledge and experience. Page 4 : 'Dockey' was a word almost exclusive to fen farmworkers, it was the break taken at 1000 to 1030 hrs, it generally consisted of a 'thumb bit' this was a chunk of bread with a ...Read full memory

Padian Family

Hi if you remember me please get in touch I lived next door to you once I,m Beryl Clark Email address is


I was brought up in Peterborough went John Mansfield school from 1962 till 1966