Old Maps of Newport

Historic Maps of Newport and the local area.

Memories of Newport

Read and share your memories of Newport itself or of a particular photo of Newport.

My nanny passed away two days ago and she went to Parkhurst School. I was wondering if there was anyone who knew the name of the prayer that school kids memorised at Parkhurst School and would recite in class. It would mean a lot to my family if we were able to recite this at her (...Read full memory)

Well, the story goes that there was a robbery from a jewellery shop in the town during the day, and in those days there were no mobile phones or walky talkies, only landline phones. My granddad was sent round to investgate, and on arrival was given a description of the man and was told (...Read full memory)