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Published by Northamptonshire Record Office in [Northampton .
Written in English


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Pagination31p.
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL17861536M

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History, Folklore, Legends & Tales of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not illustrated. Excerpt: BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES. TOWN OF PETERBOROUGH. HOMAS ARMSTRONG, of Peterborough, was a native of King's County, Ireland, where he was born February 24th, being second in a . ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: p.: ill., maps ; 22 x 28 cm. Responsibility: Martha Ann Kidd ; drawings by Louis Taylor. The Monadnock Center for History and Culture is the home of a rich historical archive that documents the history of Peterborough and the Monadnock Region. The Morison Library & Archives offers the community access to thousands of letters, diaries, newspapers, photographs and .

The city of Peterborough is situated on a limestone promontory on the River Nene on the northern boundary of Northamptonshire where East Anglia meets the East Midlands, 75 miles north of London. It has a fascinating history, and has prospered from the produce of fields, fen and forest. For many years the centre of the city was almost overwhelmed by the great bulk of St Peter's cathedral, a. It also holds a number of special collections, including rare books, relating to topics of interest such as Canadian history, settlement, and exploration. Peterborough Historical Society The Peterborough Historical Society is a local history organization that publishes books and papers on the history of Peterborough and area and hosts monthly public meetings with presentations on local history. Type: Historic House. Embankment Road, Book Tickets Online. About. 17th century building, previously used as toll house for goods transported by river. Not suitable for disabled. Visit the website for more information. Map & Directions. The new and improved Peterborough Museum is OPEN once again! The museum reopened in March. The first person to chronicle the history of Peterborough, the Benedictine monk Hugh Candidus, wrote during the 12th century that it was “built in a fair spot, and a goodly, because on the one side it is rich in fenland, and in goodly waters, and on the other it has the abundance of ploughlands and woodlands with many fertile meads and pastures”.

Considered, architecturally, to be one of the finest court houses in Ontario, the historical significance of Peterborough County's Court House was designated by the Archaeological and Historical Sites Board of Ontario in Renovations during resulted in the modern south wing, once occupied by the registry office, but now occupied. Peterborough History Condensing more t years’ of Peterborough history into a simple timeline begs more questions than it answers – but hopefully provides an historical framework for the various topics mentioned on the Peterborough Archaeology website. ‘This book of psalms is known to have been owned by Robert de Lindesey, Abbot of Peterborough, and so can be accurately dated to about The main unknown artist was commissioned by Peterborough Abbey and painted the three full-page images, the decorated letters and the large initials in gold and rich colours. Located in the quiet study area at the back of the library, the library's local history collection - also known as the Peterborough Collection - includes books, newspapers, maps, cemetery records, directories and other historical material about well known people, organizations and institutions of the city and county of Peterborough.