Vanished Britain

Great Britain of the past in photographs

National Giro

Printed material from the National Girobank - a bank for the people

The Way to Go Round

Find the Way to go Round the 1951 Festival of Britain on London's Southbank


A gallery of coins and banknotes of the past

Stamp Club

Stamps, first day covers and paperwork related to post offices

1980s Merseyrail photographs

The 1980s railway photograph of Chris Smith of Merseyrail

This is the age of the train

Posters, adverts, timetables and publicity from the world of British railways

Fly the friendly skies…

Holidays, flights and trips from the heyday of international travel

A history of Blackpool trams from 1960

Discover the history of trams in Blackpool in this 1960 booklet

Crosville buses in pictures

A gallery of Crosville buses photographs

Up and Down Line written archives

British Rail and earlier written archives from stations and depots

Sail Away on a cruise

Take a cruise across the mid-1960s with a gallery of on-board material

Todmorden Joint buses

A 1969 timetable of services on Todmorden Joint buses

War cemeteries

Take a tour around some beautiful - and profoundly sad - Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries

For a lost soldier…

A gallery of men and women who fought - and often died - in World War One

Record labels and sleeves

A gallery of record labels, tape covers and sleeves

After the break…

Advertisements from the past

The lost property office

A gallery of ephemera from the past

Space: 1969

A gallery of images from the height of the manned space programme

North Sea Gas is coming

Get ready to be converted to North Sea Gas with help from this leaflet

Former people

Unnamed and unknown people from old and forgotten found photographs