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The Last Tram

Postcard. Photo taken in Westgate Square 10.50pm. on Sunday 5th September 1937 of the last tramcar, no 51, which left the Westgate for the depot. The tram, driven by ex-tramway inspector J. Evans, was overloaded with passengers, including many ...

Mountstuart Dry Docks & Shearmans Ltd., Western Dry Docks, Newport

Postcard view. Maker unknown. Good view of the Octopus Bridge.

Tram 34 Near The Dock Gates, Alexandra Road, Newport

Tram 34 bound for Caerleon at the terminus near the main entrance to Newport Docks. The police Station can be seen left of photo and beyond that the Waterloo Hotel. Notice the arrangement of the rails in the road ahead to enable the tram to change...

Message from Alexandra Dock Newport Regarding German Prisoners August 1914

The message on this letter card probably relates to the Prisoners from the German Liner Belgia, captured at the very outbreak of the First World War - 4th August 1914. The card is dated the 8th of August 1914, the same date as is on two postcards ...

Wm. Kerslake Merchant and Warehousing and Forwarding Agent

Having large warehouses situated on the Newport Docks, with railway accommodation direct to our own private Railway siding... Source: Johns's 1901 Newport Directory.

Grain Warehouse, Town Dock, Dock Side

From the Newport Year Book, 1903.

Mr John Macaulay, General Manager of the Alexandra Docks and Railway Company

From the Newport Year Book, 1903.

Thomas Goldsworthy, Mayor of Newport 1896 - 1897, Chairman of the Newport Harbour Commission.

ALDERMAN THOMAS GOLDSWORTHY, J.P., the chairman of the Newport Harbour Commission, although not a native of the town, has been conversant with its progress and growth for nearly forty years. When still a child his parents removed from Gwennap, Cambou...

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...