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Mrs CH Bailey

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Bailey, Mrs. C. H. was born in Sunderland, and is the daughter of the late Captain James Buchanan. A brief period of her early life was spent at Sydney, Nova Scotia, but for the most part she live...

Sir Abraham Garrod Thomas

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Thomas, Sir Abraham Garrod was born at Panteryrod, near Aberayron, Cardiganshire, 5th October, 1853. Educated at Milford Haven, Edinburgh, Berlin and Vienna. Is M.D. (Edin.) member of the Court Un...

Annie Jane Wilson Jones

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Jones, Annie Jane Wilson was born at Newcastle-on-Tyne, and educated at Bedford College, London. Was married in 1898 to the late Alderman Thomas Jones, who was Mayor of Newport for the year 1892-3...

Robert Thomas Martin

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Martin, Robert Thomas was born in Gloucester, being the youngest son of the late John William Martin, of that city, and educated there at the Woodtield House Academy, London road. He commenced his...

Thomas Henry Howell, Mayor of Newport 1899 - 1900

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Howell, Thomas Henry was born at Liverpool in 1840, being a son of the late Captain Thomas Howell. He was educated at private schools in Newport. At the age of fourteen he entered the service of M...

New And County Hospital

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

Courtybella Level Crossing - Gates Opening

Looking from Mendalgief Road towards Cardiff Road. A wet December day 1959. The Royal Gwent Hospital rear right of photo. From an original set of photos by British Railways (Western Region) Chief Engineers Office Photographic Section. If anyone...

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 ...