In 1930 the 20mph speed limit was abolished and in 1931 the Morris Minor, the first car costing as little as £100 (equivalent to £5,700 today), appeared. Car ownership began to rise rapidly.
Crown Corner, Ashton. A car is parked, centre.
Bow Brickhill . A large group of people sitting in the back of a charabanc vehicle, parked in front of the war memorial.
Bromham. A man stands by a motor car which is parked by the roadside.
Main Street, Cosgrove. On the left with a car parked outside is a village shop.
Bedford Road, Denton. A motor car is parked outside Denton Post Office on the left.
Main Road, Drayton Parslow. On the right is parked a bus with “Wing” and “Leighton” given as destinations on the front.
Station Road, Long Marston. The Boot Inn (now no longer a pub) can be seen to the left of the photograph with a bus parked outside with two uniformed drivers.
View down Bowling Alley, Oving with a pedestrian on the right of the road and a car further down.
View of Oving Post Office with a post office employee at the door, a bicycle front left of the road and a car distant left.
View south down Church Lane, Oving, with a parked car on the right of the road.
View north up Bowling Alley, Oving with a car parked outside a gateway on the right.
Main Street, Padbury, with a car on the right hand side.
Paulerspury. Photograph taken from the High Street towards The Green. On the nearside right is the back of a car.
Paulerspury showing a house nearside right of the road with a car outside it.
View of a road in Sherington, with a car in the background
View of a road in Silverstone, with a car on the right side.
View of a road in Silverstone, with a car on the left side.
View of a road in Steeple Claydon, with a car in the background.
A road in Stewkley with houses and trees on both sides. Two vehicles are parked on the left side of the road.
Tingewick. Vehicle centered in lane.
View east along Main Street, Tingewick. The Holly Tree public house is on the north side of the image with a car parked outside. Children with bicycles are in the middle of the road.
View of a road in Tingrith with a car coming towards the camera.
St George’s Church, Toddington. A vehicle is parked outside.
High Street, Turvey. A vehicle can be seen in the background.
Carlton Road, Turvey. The war memorial is in the foreground with buildings and a vehicle in the background.
Carlton Road, Turvey, with a car in the foreground.
View of a street in Turvey, with several houses and a car in the background.
The old school at Wavendon. There’s a vehicle across the road.
Whaddon. A car on the right side of the street.