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Cordes (Dos Works) Ltd

(Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937)

Cordes Dos Works Newport 1937

(Text and Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937) NEWPORT'S OLDEST WORKS - CORDES (DOS) WORKS By Alderman F. W. RAIKES J.P Managing Director: Messrs. Cordes (Dos) Works, Ltd. The Dos Works, as far as our records go, commenced business in 1835 u...

Malpas Church In Wales School 1968

MALPAS Church in Wales School was built by public subscription, but as the parish was sparsely populated in those days, it is quite obvious that it would never have been built but for the generosity of two benefactors. The site for the school was gi...

Cordes Dos Works Office Block

The only building of the original factory still standing and in use. Photograph Haydn Davis.

Canal Barge

Ernest Stephens has contacted us with the following information about this photo: The barge is on the Monmouthshire canal. On the left is Cordes Dos works. The railway system to the right of photograph was formally The Monmouthshire Railway headin...

Francis Walter Raikes

(Photo and text from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.) Raikes, Francis Walter was born at Carleton, Forehoe, Norfolk, and is the son of the late Rev. Francis Raikes, M. A., Rector of Barnham, Broom, Norfolk. He was educated at Haileybury College, in G...