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Caption for Cardiff, St John's Church Interior 1893: The tower contains a peal of ten bells and a clock, and is surmounted by four open stone lanterns richly ornamented with pinnacles and vanes. The interior continues the graceful theme with some fine stained glass. The cost was defrayed by Lady Ann Warwick, the wife of Richard, Earl of Gloucester, later to be King Richard III.

An extract from Cardiff Photographic Memories.

Memories of Cardiff

Our great grandfather was a stone mason named William Jones. His daughter, our grandmother, told us many years ago that her father was killed in a fall while working on the construction of the City Hall. It had to be after January 1900 as he was present at Grans' wedding in Jan 1900. I have been unable to confirm (...Read full memory)

The David Morgan Dept store left of picture was one of the few privately owned Dept Stores in the U.K. This store sadly closed down in 2006 and is now being refurbished and made into apartments and smaller shops.

My mother was from Newtown in Cardiff, near the docks. It was a community of very poor Irish immigrants. My great grandmother had a job cleaning the City Hall. She would walk through Cardiff in the early morning and do her work which included polishing the steps then walk all the way back home again, a good few (...Read full memory)

I like this photograph because it reminds me of when I used to travel in to Cardiff by train from Barry where I lived. I worked in the National Provincial Bank in St.Mary Street. I had some lovely friends and times

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