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  Newport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Newport is known for its many works of civic art, including the steel Wave on the banks of the Usk, and the mechanical clock in the city centre.
The Newport School of Art was one of the first Schools to be awarded degree status in 1963 and enjoyed a high reputation in Painting and Sculpture throughout the 1960s and 1970s.
Newport was the focal point of a major Chartist uprising in 1839, where John Frost and 3,000 others marched on the Westgate Hotel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Newport   (1090 words)

  
 Monmouthshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is both a principal area and a traditional county in south-east Wales.
The traditional county of Monmouthshire includes Newport, and borders Gloucestershire to the east, Herefordshire to the northeast, Brecknockshire to the north, and Glamorgan to the west.
Monmouthshire's Welsh status was ambiguous until the 1960s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monmouthshire   (395 words)

  
 MONMOUTHSHIRE - LoveToKnow Article on MONMOUTHSHIRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Crumlin Canal from the Ehbw Valley, and the Monmouthshire Canal from Pontypool converge upon Newport, which is the principal port in the county.
Monmouthshire is in the Oxford circuit, and assizes are held at Monmouth.
History.The district which is now Monmouthshire formed the Welsh kingdom of Gwent at the time of the Heptarchy, and, owing to the extraordinary courage of the Gwentians in resisting the repeated inroads of the Saxons, no permanent English settlement was effected in the district until close upon the middle of the 11th century.
1.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MO/MONMOUTHSHIRE.htm   (1967 words)

  
 NEWPORT (MONMOUTHSHIRE) - LoveToKnow Article on NEWPORT (MONMOUTHSHIRE)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Newport owes a rapid increase in importance to its situation on a deep and spacious tidal river, which renders it a convenient outlet for the trade of a rich mineral district.
In 1889 Maindee, a populous suburb on the left bank of the Usk, was incorporated with Newport, and constitutes one of its five wards.
Newport is not mentioned in the Domesday Survey, but at the time of the Conquest formed part of the manor of Edg-mond, which William I. gave with the rest of the county of Shropshire to Roger, earl of Shrewsbury.
85.1911encyclopedia.org /N/NE/NEWPORT_MONMOUTHSHIRE_.htm   (1446 words)

  
 Kelly's Directory for Monmouthshire - Newport
Newport in 1839 was the scene of a formidable Chartist riot, which took place on the morning of Monday, the 4th of November in that year, under the leadership of Mr.
Newport and Christchurch General Cemetery, on the Bassaleg road, opened in 1854, has an area of 32 acres, inclosed with a stone wall: there are three chapels for the Church of England, Catholics and Nonconformists respectively, and a mortuary.
The Newport and Monmouthshire Hospital, originally situated on Stow hill, was established as a dispensary in 1839, and an infirmary in 1867.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~familyalbum/knewpt1.htm   (3611 words)

  
 Newport, Monmouthshire
Standing on the banks of the river Usk, it is the cultural centre of the traditional county of Monmouthshire.
Newport also has a famous (association) football club, Newport County: although currently a non-league club, it has an enviable reputation in Welsh football, citing three internationals in its squad.
Newport also has a speedway track and is home to one of only two velodromes in Britain (the other being in Manchester).
www.ukpedia.com /n/newport-monmouthshire.html   (395 words)

  
 Monmouthshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is a traditional county and principal area in south-east Wales.
The ambiguity surrounding its status arose from its not being mentioned in the second 'Act of Union' between England and Wales in the 16th century.
For administrative reasons, the question was clarified in law by an Order in Council of 1968 and further clarified by the Local Government Act 1972.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Monmouthshire   (391 words)

  
 The Willmett Family - pafg01 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Julian Lloyd Thomas was born on 10 Jul 1947 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Jane Selina Evans was born in 1842 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Laura Willmett was born on 6 Sep 1875 in Newport, Monmouthshire.
www3.sympatico.ca /rupertlt/willmettf/pafg01.htm   (1356 words)

  
 The Blake Tree - pafg28 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Sarah Ann WAYGOOD was born Mar 1880 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Florence WAYGOOD was born Dec 1881 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Ernest George WAYGOOD was born Dec 1891 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
website.lineone.net /~steve-blake/pafg28.htm   (410 words)

  
 Record for one family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Recorded in the 1881 census for St Woollos, Monmouthshire at 17 Granville Street, with family, age 28, born Newport, Monmouthshire, and a haulier.
Notes: With family, age 5, born Newport, Monmouthshire, and a scholar according to the 1881 St Woollos, Monmouthshire census.
Notes: Listed with her family, age 1, and born Newport, Monmouthshire in the the 1881 St Woollos, Monmouthshire census.
www.labs.net /Attfield/Derricks/3773.HTM   (158 words)

  
 Newport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The county borough of Newport was granted city status in 2002 to mark the Golden Jubilee.
Newport is also a major railway junction between the Great Western line and a line direct to the north of England.
There are plans to centralise the university in a new £60m city centre campus as part of the riverside regeneration plans by the urban regeneration corporation Newport Unlimited.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/newport   (1073 words)

  
 Wales on the Web: Local history
The 'Newport Ship' is the remains of a medieval ship discovered on the banks of the River Usk in central Newport.
Newport Local History Society was founded in 1984 by a group of local people with the aim of encouraging interest in the town's history.
The Newport Survey is a collection of fl and white photographic images which document the town of Newport in the 1980s.
www.walesontheweb.org /cayw/index/en/942/991   (1051 words)

  
 Removals Wales - Monmouthshire - Removal companies - Removals Wales Monmouthshire - Free moving estimates by removal ...
It is interesting to note that the Administrative Headquarters for Monmouthshire are to be found in Cwmbran, which is no longer in the county, being instead in the neighbouring borough of Torfaen.
Wales is located in the south-west of Great Britain, and is bordered by England to the east, the Bristol Channel to the south, St George's Channel in the west, and the Irish Sea to the north.
The main population and industrial areas are in South Wales, consisting of the cities of Cardiff, Swansea and Newport and surrounding areas.
www.removalfirms.net /Wales/Monmouthshire.html   (518 words)

  
 PERKINS FAMILY HISTORY FORM DEVON ONWARDS - pafg25 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
SARAH ANN was born in 1868 in NEWPORT.
MARTHA JANE PERKIN was born in 1873 in NEWPORT.
AGNES MAUD PERKINS was born in 1876 in NEWPORT.
www.fortunecity.co.uk /picnicpark/meadowbank/26/pafg25.htm   (377 words)

  
 GENUKI: Genealogical research information for Monmouthshire, Wales
Monmouthshire Marriages - Mike John's site with a groom's surname index of Monmouthshire marriages, 1725-1812 - this is currently (4/2004) about 40% complete for the county.
Monmouthshire County election, August 1847 : the addresses of the candidates...together with the speeches of the members for the County of Monmouth.
The poll book of Monmouthshire : with the addresses of the candidates, the names and residences of the electors, incidents of the polling day, summary of the voting in each district, and the speeches at the declaration of the poll at the county election, November 24th, 1868.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/wal/MON   (5322 words)

  
 Newport Castle Monmouthshire Gwent Wales Welsh
Newport Castle is a 14th century stone rectangular courtyard fortress, founded by Hugh d'Audele.
In the 15th century, Humphrey Stafford strengthened the castle but sadly only the east front now survives.
Newport Castle is located in the city centre, off Clarence Place.
www.castleuk.net /castle_lists_wales/171/newportcastle.htm   (115 words)

  
 The National Archives | Exhibitions & Learning online | Citizenship | Struggle for democracy
He had been one of a number of leading Chartists held by police during rioting in Newport after the arrest of one of their leaders, Henry Vincent, in May 1839.
What is clear is that the Newport rising was not a spontaneous popular protest but an organised event, planned in advance.
The Newport rising was a turning point for the Chartist movement.
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk /pathways/citizenship/struggle_democracy/lovell.htm   (591 words)

  
 The Blake Tree - pafg29 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Stanley Augustus WAYGOOD [Parents] was born Sep 1888 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Reginald Thomas WAYGOOD [Parents] was born Dec 1889 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
John WAYGOOD [Parents] was born Dec 1900 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
website.lineone.net /~steve-blake/pafg29.htm   (208 words)

  
 GENUKI: Casnewydd / Newport, Monmouthshire
Jones, Keith B. The religious climate of the Chartist insurrection at Newport, Monmouthshire, 4th November, 1839 : expressions of evangelicalism.
Newport, Gwent : Newport County Borough Council, 1996.
Monmouthshire Family History - Mike John's site with an extract of Kelly's Name and Trade Directory for Newport in 1848.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/MON/StWoollos   (713 words)

  
 HALE Family History - MONMOUTHSHIRE - booklist
ISBN 0 9520009 4 6 There are 10 volumes in all, which are very detailed and form a picture of Monmouthshire from the 16th century to the 20th century.
Vol I 'Landowners in Monmouthshire in 1875 from the Usk Gleaner'.
Pub in Bristol in 1985 by Regional Publications Ltd ISBN 0 906570 18 2 A catalogue of pre-Victorian maps of the county from Saxton in 1577.
www.halefamily.net /monbooks.html   (3237 words)

  
 The Willmett Family - pafn01 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
"Willmett, Reginald Ernest was born in Newport in 1881, is a son of Mr.
Shipbuilder in the north-east (?) and in Newport, Monmouthshire.
The deceased gentleman was a native of Newport, Monmouthshire, South Wales, and was a son of Mr Wm Willmett, a shipbuilder.
www3.sympatico.ca /rupertlt/willmettf/pafn01.htm   (1539 words)

  
 William Druiff
Between 1871 and 1872, William Druiff lived at  41 Llanarth Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
As of 10 Jul 1872, Kate Druiff lived at  41 Llanarth Street, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Alan Tyler, "Druiff Family of Newport Monmouthshire"  Alan Tyler's wife was a Druiff descendant.
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 Newport Monmouthshire Gwent Wales UK A Chronology 1800 to 1900
Marriage of the Duke of Edinburgh, celebrations in Newport.
Joseph Emery of Newport crosses the Bristol Channel in a coracle.
Newport Operatic Society give concert in aid of Newport Association Football Club.
www.newportpast.com /nfs/chrono1850.htm   (1373 words)

  
 toogood - pafg12 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Florence Hodges [Parents] was born on 8 Oct 1897 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK.
Pillow cases were ironed inside out so that bits of fluff did not gather in the corners and that they were easy to replace on the pillows (by holding 2 corners of the pillowcase firmly against the corners of the pillow) which she taught us, and which I still do.
Lucy Hodges [Parents] was born on 21 Jun 1896 in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK.
toogood.org /toogood/pafg12.htm   (654 words)

  
 Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: Genealogy Report: Descendants of Charles Curran & Margaret Roche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
She was born 1833 in ???, and died 1891 in Newport, Monmouth..
Her marriage certificate states she is a widow when marrying James Wall who is also shown as a widower on the same certificate.
Whelton recalls hearing as a child of this Margaret's annual visits to Newport, when she brought money and gifts for her nephew and two nieces, the visits being fewer on death of her sister Ellen in 1889.
familytreemaker.genealogy.com /users/d/a/v/Patrick-Davitt/GENE2-0002.html   (770 words)

  
 Wye Valley hotels, Vale of Usk hotels, accommodation in Chepstow, Newport, Monmouthshire, South Wales. Hotels and bed ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Newport itself is one of the 'new towns' going for City status, and has many fine examples of modern architecture.
Newport attracts Speedway fans, and with Cardiff only 15 minutes away by train, fans of many other sports too.
Newport, Cwmbran and Pontypool are between ten and fifteen minutes drive and Cardiff just twenty-five minutes.
www.hotels-wales.co.uk /wye-usk.htm   (850 words)

  
 Chartist Uprising 1839 Newport Monmouthshire
Newport gave its honour to this knight of old.
We have John Frost square and also a commemorative sculpture by Chris Kelly outside the Newport West Gate Hotel.
The Museum at Newport is also a hive of informative material.
homepages.tesco.net /~victor.morgan/chartist-6.htm   (374 words)

  
 Lets Go There - A guide to Monmouthshire, Merthyr Tydfil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Monmouthshire has taken a long time to be officially recognised as Welsh.
Tucked away in the south east of the country, close to the English border, this area covering the Wye Valley has suffered years of being neither English nor Welsh.
Travelling 300 feet underground in the pit cage the miners would have travelled in, gives a vivid view of life as a miner.
www.letsgothere.co.uk /lgtnet/locations/3-120-3.aspx   (678 words)

  
 Celtic Manor Golf Club - Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
Home to three golf courses, Celtic Manor is different than the majority of other great golf courses in the United Kingdom in that its foundations don't lie somewhere in the 19th century.
Exiting the M4 at Junction 24, Celtic Manor is situated just off the A48 route to Newport, approximately 15 miles northeast of Cardiff.
An extensive menu including warm salad of fl pudding with bacon and apple crisps, pan-fried calves liver and Cajun seasoned seared halibut steak on a salsa of avocado, tomato and coriander.
www.golftravelengland.com /courses/Celtic_Manor.htm   (710 words)

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