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I lived in Upper Bridge Street and remember a few of the shops in town, I think! On the corner of Upper Bridge Street and the Bell Pitch was Franketti's fish shop with an awesome Art Nouveau till and free chips if you took them newspapers for wrapping, and opposite was Cliff Powell's fruit & veg shop with (...Read full memory)
In 1891 my Great grandparents, Willam and Sophie Gunn were running a drapery business at 30 George Street.. They later resided on Osborne road. We visited Pontypool last year to research the family history, the staff in the museum were very helpful and made us feel very welcome. We hope to return soon to visit St Cadocs church