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South Wales Argus cutting. Mrs Kurak, of New Brunswick, who wrote home to Mr and Mrs Ernest Wood, of 3 St Johns Road, Newport, from her new home in New Brunswick, New Jersey, telling of the welcome she received in her husband's home town was forme...

Illinois Welcome

South Wales Argus Cutting. Mrs Fred McNeely (nee Miss Joan Jones), daughter of Mr and Mrs G E Jones, 21, Wood Street, Cwmbran, has joined her husband at Princeville, Illinois, USA. She travelled to America on HMS Holbrook...

In New York

South Wales Argus cutting. News has been received of the arrival in New York of Mr and Mrs Yves Legoff, who were married at Newport about a fortnight ago. Mrs Legoff was fromerly Miss Phyllis Powell, of 49 Hoskins Street, Newport, a conductress on...

German SS Waffenstillstand Armistice

Postcard. "German SS Waffenstillstand lying in Alexandra Dock Newport Mon. Handed over to the Allies." "Waffenstillstand" is written on the centre of the side of the ship with "Armistice" underneath. (Armistice is a straight translation of Waffens...

Newport National Shell Factory Operation 1, 2, 3. Dec. 1916.

Nurse and Patient?

Postcard. J. Williams (Newport) Ltd. Photographers, Fine Art and Antique Dealers. Tel 666. J. Williams Ltd. gilders and photographers are in RH Johns's Newport Directory - 82 Bridge Street. Nat. 666. This appears to be a First World War nursing...

Paddle Steamer Britannia at the Landing Stage

Brilliant postcard view. Postmarked June 30th 1909. Ironically the writer has included these words "... sorry to say it's not a good photo." Built in 1896, she spent much of her working life in the Bristol Channel. She saw service in both World...

A Bay of the Great National Cartridge and Box Repair Factory, 1920

Established at Newport during the (First World) War. It covered about 13 acres. Source: "Who's Who In Newport", The Williams Press Ltd. published 1920.

HM Hospital Ship Wandilla at Newport Docks During the (First World ) War

Source: "Who's Who In Newport", The Williams Press Ltd. published 1920.

HM Hospital Ship Araguaya (RMSP Co.) at Newport Docks

Source: "Who's Who In Newport", The Williams Press Ltd. published 1920.