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Swimming in the Canal

These swimmers are in the 'Pad' end of the section of the canal known as the 'Stone and Pad'. This was an area popular with those learning to swim. At the 'Stone' end diving from up near the lock gates was a popular pastime! Photo and information ki...

Atwell's Newsagency Stationery & Tobacco Depot

The billboards are announcing a visit by the king... The Daily Express: PROBABLE VISIT OF THE KING TO WALES... The Daily Mail: GREAT WELCOME TO THE KING. Our suspicion is that this is referring to the Royal visit to Cardiff in 1907, so the photo may ...

Too Busy To Write Owing To Pressing Engagement

Postcard. Postmarked 1908.

Much Too Busy To Write

Postcard. Postmarked 1909.

Newport High School for Girls. Mistresses' Room.

Postcard View.

Pardoeham Hall

A view of Pardoeham Hall from the south garden. Situated in Fields Park Road, this was the home of Captain Horace BB Fussell at the time the photo was taken (1970s?). The House was built for B. Pardoe-Thomas, a ship owner, some time around 1920.

The Tram Depot, Corporation Road

Nice view of the tram lines branching and leading into the sheds. Tram 10 can be seen centre picture with an advert for Barlows and tram 16, or maybe 18, to its right bearing an advert for Jones'.