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Wartime Presentation by Newport Fire Service To Woolaston House

Jennifer Banks kindly sent us this photograph. Her father, Harry Knight, is standing to the left of the bookcase (as we look at it). He was a member of Newport Fire Service (NFS) during the Second World War. The picture had remained in its original f...

Norman Arch St Woolos Church

Max Ettlinger Postcard. Postmarked 1907.

The Tredegar Hall Stow Hill

'Monday Next: Richard Burton, Ruth Roman, Curt Jurgens in Bitter Victory'. Also 'Decision at Sundown' starring Randolph Scott. Probably late 1950s. Later to become "The Majestic Ballroom" or "the 'Stick". From a private collection.

Victoria Place

From a private collection

Plaque to Commemorate the Chartist Dead

Text on the plaque: On November 4th 1839 more than twenty supporters of the chartist movement, which sought to establish democratic rights for all men, died in an exchange of shots at the Westgate Hotel Newport. Ten were buried in this churchyard ...

Plaque to Commemorate the Chartist Dead

Text on the plaque: On November 4th 1839 more than twenty supporters of the chartist movement, which sought to establish democratic rights for all men, died in an exchange of shots at the Westgate Hotel Newport. Ten were buried in this churchyard ...

Carved Capital St Woolos Cathedral

The stone capital from the Norman/Romanesque arch, is of native workmanship, based on classical sculpture, and shows elements of both a Corinthian capital (with the overlapping leaves) and an Ionic capital with the two scrolls. The face with the arm...

The Interior Of Saint Woolos Cathedral

Twelfth century nave and modern chancel with mural by John Piper. From a private collection.

The Interior Of St Woolos Cathedral.

St Mary's Chapel looking west and the main entrance under the tower. From a private collection.

The Interior Of St Woolos Cathedral

The nave - Norman arches. From a private collection.