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The War Memorial

Ernest T bush postcard.

The Castle Hotel and Old Green Crossing

This view appears to have been taken from the railway bridge. We are looking at the junction of Shaftesbury Street, High Street, Dock Street, Kingsway and Newport Bridge / Clarence Place.

The Old Green Crossing

Proposed New Technical Institute 1902

Illustration and text (below) from 'Newport Year Book 1902', published by the Newport Chamber Of Commerce. NEW TECHNICAL INSTITUTE. A view of the new Technical Institute to be erected on the Nursery Ground at the corner of Clarence Place and Rodn...

Visit of HRH the Prince of Wales to Newport June 6th 1907

The Prince was visiting the Bath And West of England Show which was held on St Julian's Hill 3rd June - 10th June 1907. Postcard view, maker unknown.

Mrs WM Blackburn

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Blackburn, Mrs. W. M. (nee Ada Tovey) was born in Bristol in 1872, and was educated locally. Her grandfather was the first to cultivate fuschias in this country, and was the pioneer in the introdu...

William Miles Blackburn, Mayor of Newport 1909 - 1910

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Blackburn, William Miles was born at Bassaleg, Mon., in 1854. He is the son of Mr. Edward James Blackburn, and in 1S75 commenced business on his own account as a builder and contractor. He has car...

Charles Frederick Ward

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Ward, Charles Frederick was born at West Bromwich, educated at Tettenhall College, Staffordshire, matric. London University, articled to Mr. William Henman. F.R.I.B.A., of Birmingham. He then had ...

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...

Trams 45 and 48.

Destination Clarence Place. Route: Docks - GWR Station - Post Office - Corporation Road. From the private collection of Anthony Halse.