Frozen in Time: North Herts in years gone by

The staff of Hitchin Post Office, when it was in Market Place, in 1891

The staff of Hitchin Post Office, when it was in Market Place, in 1891 - Credit: North Herts Museum

Dating from the 1880s to the 1920s, these pictures formed part of North Hertfordshire Museum's Frozen in Time exhibition - showing how our towns and villages have changed beyond recognition.

The post office at Ashwell High Street in about 1896

The post office at Ashwell High Street in about 1896 - Credit: North Herts Museum

Maypole Grocery Co in Market Place, Hitchin, between 1920 and 1923

Maypole Grocery Co in Market Place, Hitchin, between 1920 and 1923 - Credit: North Herts Museum

Electricity being installed in Hitchin in 1906

Electricity being installed in Hitchin in 1906 - Credit: North Herts Museum

Whitehorse Street in Baldock in the 1880s

Whitehorse Street in Baldock in the 1880s - Credit: North Herts Museum

The Luton-Hitchin-Letchworth bus in 1917

The Luton-Hitchin-Letchworth bus in 1917 - Credit: North Herts Museum

Station Road in Letchworth in 1910

Station Road in Letchworth in 1910 - Credit: North Herts Museum

Passengers and staff at Hitchin Station in July 1881

Passengers and staff at Hitchin Station in July 1881 - Credit: North Herts Museum


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