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High Street Viewed From The Top Of The Westgate Hotel

Great postcard view clearly showing the tram lines. At the top, an electric tram is just coming into sight following a Rolls Royce. A sign of things to come, a motor bus can be seen centre of picture. No traffic lights, a policeman is directing the t...

The Newport Canal

Postcard view of Bridge 2 and the Gwastad or Bottom Lock. This is the section of the canal which is now adjacent to the M4 Motorway shortly after the Brynglas Tunnel on the way towards Cardiff. The date on the postcard was 1952.

Canal Locks, Newport

Postcard view, posted in 1952. This section has now been restored - a project between Newport City Council and the Monmouthshire, Brecon and Abergavenny Canals Trust which has been funded by over a million pounds from the Heritage Lottery Fund and ot...

The Bottom Of Commercial Street Around 1900

A very early postcard with a 1902 postmark. The photo was probably taken in 1899. The old wooden signpost points the way to the Alexandra Dock, and behind it the dilapidated building (97 Commercial Street) is used to advertise events in the Lyceum...

J Edwards, Family Butcher

Postcard view by JE Thomas, 8 Crescent Road, Newport, Mon. Johns's directories have a J Edwards butchers shop at 177 Corporation Road 1905 to around 1910; by 1916 Reg Edwards is running the business.

Beechwood Park, Newport

Postcard produced by "The Misses Saunders, Newport".