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Chepstow, Gwent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Cottage Hospital

I hope I am not mistaken, but this building looks very much like the old Chepstow Cottage Hospital. I lived and worked at Sedbury in the 1970's and I am sure this is where we used to bring our youngsters (from SPS) to be treated.

A memory of Chepstow by Colin Pemberton

Bush Hotel

My great granduncle and aunt managed the Bush Hotel - certainly in 1901. He was James Price, born in Ifton (Ilton?) Monmouthshire c. 1862 and his wife, Mary Pearce born in the same place C 1865.

A memory of Chepstow by Margaret Chapman


My Grandfather, Reginald Cornish, is standing in front of the car (waiting to embark) in the centre of the photo. He was County Engineer for Monmouthshire. I still live in Chepstow and the buildings to the top and left were demolished after the Severn Bridge was built directly above the slip way.

A memory of Chepstow by Roger Cornish