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Advert, Robert Wynn & Sons Haulage Contractors, 1920

Source: "Who's Who In Newport", The Williams Press Ltd. published 1921.

Robert Wynn

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Wynn, Robert was born in Newport in 1863, and was educated locally. His early life was spent in association with his father - a former servant of the Great Western Railway Company - who started in...

Road Junction High Street

Traffic directions being given at the Old Green Crossing by a policeman standing in the centre of a temporary roundabout. Trams pass through the centre of the roundabout. Many thanks to Alan George who dated the photo this way: "This is a particu...

The Top Of High Street, Early 1900s

Shaftesbury Street leads off to the extreme right and Dock Street to the left, ahead is High Street. The buildings in High Street on our right are: 69 Dutfield & Frost agricultural implement agents, Devon & Somerset Cider Co., Pitt T. shoeingsmith....

The End Wall Of 69 High Street Around 1905

This is the last property in High Street before it met Shaftesbury Street. The adverts for Phillips & Sons Ale & Stout catch the eye. But what is the purpose of the display behind the man striding out? The premises had been occupied by Dutfi...

T. Hardy, Cycle Agent, Advertising Postcard

T. Hardy, Cycle Agent, Shaftesbury Street, Newport, Mon. "The Coventry" chains for cycles and automobiles. I can't find any reference to a T Hardy cycle agent, however Frederick Walter Hardy is listed in the 1907 and 1911 Newport directories at...

High Street and Corn Exchange Newport Mon

WW&C postcard. (Williams and Curnuck) Smashing view of the top end of High Street.