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The Offices Of The Star Of Gwent, Commercial Street

From 'Historic Newport' by James Matthews, 1910. The first 'Star Of Gwent' offices were at 41 Llanarth Street, 1852.

The Ragged School, Dock Street, Newport

From 'Historic Newport' by James Matthews, 1910. Used as a temporary free library in 1881-82. Text from 'Historic Newport': "The Ragged School, Newport, first originated with Mr. James Jones about the year 1856, who, being actuated by a nobl...

Old National Schools, Commercial Street

From 'Historic Newport' by James Matthews, 1910. The schools, opened in 1839, were opposite St. Paul's Church, Commercial Street.

Old Town Hall 1842 - 1883, Newport

From 'Historic Newport' by James Matthews, 1910. This was Newport's first town hall. It was situated in Commercial Street and accommodated the police station. Building work commenced in 1838, but the Home Office stopped construction work while the...

Commercial Street

From "Newport And District", published by G. Joyce, bookseller, Newport.

Commercial Street

From "Newport And District", published by G. Joyce, bookseller, Newport.

Commercial Street, Newport

Postcard view, by Harvey Barton & Son Ltd. Bristol, showing the junction of Commercial Street, Stow Hill, Bridge Street, High Street and (out of view) Skinner Street. Postmarked 1913. Wonder what the men in the striped jackets are pushing... ice c...

St. Joseph's Convent, Newport, Mon.

Numbers 81 to 89 Stow Hill - near the top, on the left going up. Nowadays the road level has been lowered resulting in the pavement being elevated. The premises was also a boarding and day school. Below is some information about the Sisters of Sai...

Reverend John Tinson Wrenford Vicar Of St. Paul's Church Newport 1855 - 1904

Text and image from "St. Paul's Parish Newport" by Rev. T. Parry Pryce, 1936. On January 29th, 1855, the Rev. John Tinson Wrenford, M.A., was instituted to the Benefice of St. Paul's. On January 22nd he received from the Lord Bishop of Llandaff...

Commercial Street Newport

Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. postcard. Two way traffic in the now pedestrianized area... but more people on the road than vehicles!