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Newport Baths (Stow Hill Baths) 1937

(Text and Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937) NEWPORT BATHS by JAMES FORSYTH THE Newport Corporation Baths opened in 1890 were built on the site of an old waterworks. They consisted, at that date, of two Swimming ponds, Slipper Baths and a ...

Stow Park Circle Service Station 1937

Situated opposite the Handpost on Bassaleg Road. (Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937)

Horse Tram in Newport 1902

Three horses were used to take the tram up Stow Hill. The third was unharnessed at the "Six Bells" and sent down in the charge of a boy to assist the next tram. (Text and Image from "Through Seven Reigns - A History Of Newport Police Force 1836 - ...

Cromwell House, Stow Hill

This picturesque old dwelling-house with garden is said to have been the abode of Cromwell during his brief stay in the town after it had been suurendered to the Parliamentary Force. The Tredegar Hall now stands on the site. (Text and image from "...

Newport Looking North-West

Looking up Commercial Street towards its junction with High Street on the right and Bridge Street and Stow Hill on the left. The building in the mid-distance is that of one of the principal banks, and here is the chief town centre. In the background ...

Corporation Swimming Baths, Stow Hill.

(Photo from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.)

Saint Woolos Church

(Photo from "Who's Who In Newport" 1920.)

St. Woolos Elementary Schools, Stow Hill

Elementary education is carried out in 19 well-equipped schools; handicrafts, domestic, and other special training being catered for at various centres under competent instructors. (Photo and text from Johns's Newport Directory 1928)

Municipal Secondary Schools, Stow Hill

The Municipal Secondary School on Stow Hill, opened on July 7th, 1911, affords valuable facilities for scholars anxious to receive higher instruction. Three other Secondary Schools are also provided for the same purposes: Brynglas Central, Belle Vue ...

Looking From Gold Tops Towards St. Woolos - Before 1890

(From a private collection.)