Bassaleg, Gwent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bassaleg and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Bassaleg Grammar School

I would just like to point out that I attended this school from 1961 to 1965 and it was a grammar school and not a secondary school as stated.

A memory of Bassaleg

Bassaleg Grammar School

I was living at Michaelstone-y-Fedw and enrolled at Bassaleg Grammar School in 1949 having previously attended Barry County High school for about one term, The Head was a certain Rhys T Harry who used to take us occasionally in class, and he always preached "a rule" about success at cricket, whilst batting, it was, ...Read full memory

A memory of Bassaleg by Robert Bassett

Group News

I have in my possesion a monthly magazine called 'Group News', July1951. It was printed by Whitehad Iron & Steel Co Ltd. It refers to the Annual Sports Day and Gala Day on the above date. There are pictures of the war landings, but also in the magazine there are pictures of the following people: Mr S Whiting winning the 100 yards ...Read full memory

A memory of Bassaleg by Glyn Evans