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WW1 Servicemen and Nurses Outside the Royal Gwent Hospital

While in hospital wounded soldiers wore the blue uniform seen in the picture above. We believe this photo was taken outside the Royal Gwent Hospital. It must have been cold waiting while the scene was arranged... note the figures viewing from t...

WW1 Convalescing Servicemen and Nurses outside The Friars Newport

A White House Studios Newport postcard. While in hospital wounded soldiers wore the blue uniform seen in the picture above. At the outset of the war it was arranged that the Royal Gwent Hospital would make space for 50 wounded servicemen and a ...

Newport From St Woolos - Early 1900s

Postcard view. Postmarked July 1905. Vicarage Lane running from the bottom left corner. Before Dewsland Park Road was constructed. In the centre of the picture is Clytha Square. The map below the photo shows the angle of view.

Joseph Gibbs, Mayor of Newport 1878-79

Two photos of Joseph Gibbs, kindly sent to us by his great grandson, Peter Gibbs. Joseph Gibbs was Mayor of Newport 1878-9. Peter also sent us the following information about his great grandfather: My great grandfather, Joseph, was born in a...

CJ Price, St. Julian's Bakery, Horses and Carts

The is probably taken at the time of the Horse Show and Parade at the Welsh National Agricultural Society Great Show at Gaer Fach, Stow Hill, Newport. "Two minutes' walk from the trams." Tues Wed & Thurs July 21, 22 & 23, 1914. The Bakery was situ...

H J Jones, Dairyman. Hose and Cart.

Henry James Jones, milkman, dairyman. 20A, Potter Street, Newport. The is probably taken at the Horse Show and Parade at the Welsh National Agricultural Society Great Show at Gaer Fach, Stow Hill, Newport. "Two minutes' walk from the trams." Tues ...

St Woolos Church Interior Newport Mon

Postcard from the private collection of Patrick White.

St Woolos Church Newport

The sign on the wall facing us says: "TO CYCLISTS THIS HILL IS DANGEROUS." Off to the extreme right is Severn Terrace. Notice the spelling... you will come across many different spellings of Saint Woolos! Postcard by The Misses Saunders. Pos...

St Woolos Church Newport

The Six Bells at the top of Stow Hill. Postcard from the private collection of Patrick White.

Newport Circuit Wesleyan Bazaar - In Old Japan,

Newport Circuit Wesleyan Bazaar "In Old Japan" November 1923. Held in the Drill Hall, Stow Hill. The bazaar ran for four days and raised over 700. From the private collection of Patrick White.