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Commercial Street Baptist Church Newport

Photo from "The Newport Pictorial 1906".

St Paul's Church Commercial Street Newport

Photo from "The Newport Pictorial 1906".

Old Motorbus

Notice that the lady (right) is dressed in the uniform of the First World War 'clippies', the female conductresses recruited to take the place of men who had been called to the colours. This suggests therefore a date of around 1915/16. The bus itself...

Commercial Street

Postcard view by Christophers & Sons, Newport Mon. Postmarked 1904. Horse drawn tram just visible. To the extreme right of picture is no. 53, G Bell, Commercial Street Post Office, printer, stationer. Then (as in the 1901 directory): 52, Bradbury'...

The Westgate Square and Commercial Street, Newport

From a private collection.

The Bottom Of Commercial Street, Newport, 1980s

The William IV to the right of picture. From a private collection.

Westgate Square

Buntings and flags out to celebrate the coronation of King George VI. From a private collection.

Commercial Street 1982

From a private collection.

Captain Hamilton - Newport Dock Disaster

Dr (Captain) Hamilton lead the St John Ambulance Brigade rescue team. A local GP from Commercial Street, he was the first Doctor to arrive at the scene of the disaster. Doctors Cook, Neville and Lloyd Davies arrived later. Dr Hamilton said, 'I wa...

The Arnott Memorial Medal Awarded To Doctor Hamilton

Dr (Captain) Hamilton, a local GP from Commercial Street, was the first Doctor to arrive at the scene of the Newport Dock Disaster. Doctors Cook, Neville and Lloyd Davies arrived later. Dr Hamilton, who lead the Saint John Ambulance Brigade, said,...