Peterborough, St Mark's Church 1890

Peterborough, St Mark's Church 1890

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Railways had boosted industry and the city's growth from the middle of the 19th century; the expansion engulfed detached hamlets, thus creating more parishes, which were a basis for local government. Longthorpe became a separate parish in 1850. A parish to include New England was created in 1857, and St Mark's Church was built on the edge of Spital housing estate in Lincoln Road.

Memories of Peterborough

Brook St(Peterborough City College)

I remember spending many days in Stanley recreation ground in the 1960's. Brook St College (next to the rec) is soon celebrating its 70th anniversary and we are looking for memories of college days from old students. Can anyone help please? Frances Louis - an old Peterborian.

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

Old Days

good old days

Peterborough

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

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