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Newport Count Borough Fire Engine 1937

(Text and Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937) NEWPORT FIRE BRIGADE By the Secretary C. HALLETT. Up to the year 1884, the duties appertaining to the extinguishing of fires were carried out by the Police of the town. In that year, however, th...

Cordes Dos Works Newport 1937

(Text and Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937) NEWPORT'S OLDEST WORKS - CORDES (DOS) WORKS By Alderman F. W. RAIKES J.P Managing Director: Messrs. Cordes (Dos) Works, Ltd. The Dos Works, as far as our records go, commenced business in 1835 u...

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Arriving At Newport Station 1937

(Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Royal Visit 1837

The Royal couple leaving Newport Railway Station on way to the future site of the Civic Centre. Photo: "Newport Encyclopaedia. Coronation Year And Royal Visit Souvenir. 1937"

An Early Horse Drawn Omnibus

(Image from "Through Seven Reigns - A History Of Newport Police Force 1836 - 1959")

Railway Heading East Out Of Newport High Street Station

The level crossing was the main way out of Newport northwards via Thomas Street. The white arrow points to the old prison in Mill Street, known as the clock house. It took this name from the old Clock House which DID have a clock. Note Brunel's...

Newport Looking North

Shewing the upper part of Dock Street with the Market Hall and Buildings on the left, and the River Usk on the right with the Town Road Bridge, and a little farther on the fine bridge carrying the Great Western Railway main line, Newport to London. ...

Railway Station Approach

(Photo from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.)

View Of The River Usk From The Rowing Club Side

(Photo from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) The Railway bridge can just be seen top right of picture.

North Dock - East Side (for Imports and Exports other than Coal.)

The SS "Clumberhall" loading Ebbw Vale and Dowlais Rails (5635 tons) for India. (Photo and text from Johns's Newport Directory 1903.)