Entrance To Alexandra Dock Showing Waterloo Hotel And Post Office

Photo reference number: 1576

The end of Alexandra Road; the entrance to the Alexandra Dock is straight ahead and the Alexandra Dock Post Office to the right.

The postcard, Raphael Tuck & Sons Collotype Series (Newport Mon) no. 2034, was posted February 1916.

Johns 1914 Newport Directory lists the following properties on the right hand side of this section of road:

98, Little, Mrs E Alexandra Dock Post Office
100, Edwards, Mrs EM, grocer
102, Pearce, Mrs J,
102a, James, Lemuel, general shop
104, Jenkins, Richd John, grocer
106, Ainsley, TL, optician
108, Howells, Mrs MJ, restaurant
110, Evans, Miss E, newsagent
112, Wilson, (Gillie, Bruce & Sons) chronometer makers
112, Gillie, (Wilson, Bruce & Sons) chronometer makers
112, Bruce, & Sons, (Wilson, Gillie) chronometer makers
114, Parsons, (& Ballantyne) outfitters
114, Ballantyne, (& Parsons) outfitters
116, Minett, Thos, restaurant

Alexandra Road met Watch House Parade at a T junction, and the Waterloo Hotel's address was Watch House Parade. In 1914 it was run by FT Ellis.

Johns' 1914 Newport Street Directory