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Newport Count Borough Fire Engine 1937

(Text and Image from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937) NEWPORT FIRE BRIGADE By the Secretary C. HALLETT. Up to the year 1884, the duties appertaining to the extinguishing of fires were carried out by the Police of the town. In that year, however, th...

The Friars 1937

The "Friars" with its beautiful grounds was given to the Royal Gwent Hospital by Viscount Tredegar in 1913. (Image and text from Newport Encyclopaedia 1937)

Lysaght's Orb Works Brass Band 1937

By Owen Davies, Band Secretary. The Band was formed under Bandmaster Jack Marsh when the men returned from the Great War, and the first parade was at the Re-union on Somerton Park in 1919. Mr. A. Leyshon (late of New Tredegar and Cwm Prize Bands)...

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 "...

C. Pullin Potato Merchant, 82 Commercial Road

Wholesale and retail potato merchant. Ships contracted for fresh meat, provisions, potatoes, vegetables, &c. 82 Commercial Road and Tredegar Hall Buildings. (Photo and text from Johns's Newport Directory 1903.)

The Alexandra Dock Hotel After Being Struck By A Bomb In 1940

(Text and Photo from "Through Seven Reigns, A History Of The Newport Police Force 1836 - 1959.") THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1939 - 1945 August, 1939, saw the police force energetically preparing to meet the threat of the second world war, which brok...

Corn Exchange, Post Office And Station Approach, High Street

Corn Exchange. Situate near the top of High Street, between the railway station and the bridge, and noticeable by its Clock Tower, was erected by public subscription in 1878 in memory of the first Lord Tredegar. Following the re-building of the Po...

St. Paul's National Schools, Commercial Street

These Schools were situated immediately opposite the Church on a plot of ground on which formerly stood the Poor House. This building was purchased by Sir Charles Morgan, Bart., for 500, with the object of converting it into Schools for boys and gir...

Tredegar House Newport Mon

Postcard - Valentine's Series 56764 JV.

Tredegar House Newport Mon

Postcard - W Jones Newport Mon. Postmarked 1908.