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Newport Dock Disaster Memorial, St Woolos Cemetery

This impressive granite and bronze memorial can be found in Newport's St Woolos Cemetery. The names of the dead are poignant - some were known only by their surname recorded in the pay book. Some were not from the Newport area but men looking for w...

View Of Newport.

Probably taken from St Woolos Church. Postcard view, maker unknown. Early type where message had to be written on the same side as the picture - address only on the other side. From the private collection of Graham Jarvis.

Oliver James English

Oliver was killed in the Newport Dock Disaster, July 1909. Photo courtesy of M Hunter, Oliver's great-niece. He is named on the memorial in St Woolos Cemetery.

The Lych Gate And Approach To St Woolos Church (Pre-Cathedral) Newport Mon

Postcard view.

Aerial View West Newport

Belle Vue Park, Cardiff Road, Royal Gwent Hospital, The Friars, Belle Vue Lane, Friars Road and St Woollos Hospital.

Morning Milk For The School Children

From the South Wales Argus, October 13th 1934. "Newport school children are supplied with milk at school under a scheme. It costs the children only a halfpenny a day. Infants at St, Woolos School take their milk very seriously."

St Woolos School Photo 1949 / 1950

Chris Evans (third from left, front row) sent us this photo. What a happy group!

Day Trip In A Charabanc

Photo kindly sent to us by Chris Evans. He thinks it may be St Woolos Cathedral in the background. Can you supply any information about this picture?

St Woolos Cemetery - Grave Diggers 1

Malcolm Periam sent us this photo. He said: "The gentleman holding the cat was my Great-Grandfather Robert Periam (Snr). The gentleman on the right of the back row was my Grandfather Robert Periam (Jnr), the photo was taken in the early 1920s afte...

St Woolos Cemetery - Grave Diggers 2

Malcolm Periam sent us this photo. He told us: "The gentleman on right of the back row was my grandfather Robert Periam (Jnr). The photo was taken in the early 1920s sometime after he became superintendent at Christchurch Cemetery." (Date Unkno...