THE  NEWTONIAN

THE  JOURNAL  OF  NEWTOWN  LOCAL  HISTORY  GROUP

Copies of THE NEWTONIAN can be obtained in the following ways:-

  • From members of Newtown Local History Group, price £1.50
  • From Crafts and Co, The Market Hall
  • From Fuze, The Cross 
  • From Sugar & Spice, Severnside Centre, Short Bridge Street
  • From The Simmering Cauldron, 7 Short Bridge Street
  • From Costcutter, Lower Canal Road
  • By post, price £2.00 in the UK, £2.50 in the EU and £3.00 overseas
    from Rhoswen, Bryn Street, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2HW.
    Please make cheques payable to "Newtown Local History Group"
    Back numbers are available at the same rates.
HOW TO CONTACT US:
BY POST:
The Newtonian, Rhoswen, Bryn Street, Newtown, Powys, SY16 2HW
BY E-MAIL:
davidpugh05@aol.com

The cover and contents list of each issue can be seen on;
www.penmon.org/page94.htm

CONTRIBUTIONS:
We welcome contributions on any subject concerning Newtown and its history.
They can be submitted either in writing, typescript, CD, or by e-mail.
Photographs or documents submitted will be computer scanned and sent back to the sender by return of post.
COPYRIGHT:
Copyright of The Newtonian is held by its publisher, Newtown Local History Group.
No part of The Newtonian may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, electrostatic, magnetic tape, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without permission in writing from the publisher.

NEWTOWN LOCAL HISTORY GROUP

Newtown Local History Group meets at 2pm in All Saints Church, Commercial Street, Newtown, usually on the first Monday of each month. The meetings are open to anyone who has an interest in the history of Newtown.


VOLUME 56                SPRING 2014

CONTENTS
It's never been like this before
David Pugh

Newtown weather records

The "War Ag" Committee
Brian Poole

Morley Park: printer and publisher
David Pugh

New Publications:
CAERSWS THE CAMBRIAN RAILWAY VILLAGE
Brian Poole
THE BUILDINGS OF WALES: POWYS
Robert Scourfield & Richard Haslam

Views on the Free Library building
David Pugh

Reader's letter

Smallpox and the freedom of the press
David Pugh


Who are they?



VOLUME 55                WINTER 2013

CONTENTS
Alltyffynnon Farm and the Oliver plough
Ivor Davies

Nursing in post-war Newtown
Mari Jones

History Group honoured

David Powell Welsh International
Ken Davies

Readers' letters

The Field
Hubert Evans

Ned Turner, the Welsh Pugilist
David Pugh


Who are they?


VOLUME 54                AUTUMN 2013

CONTENTS
Memories of Newtown Gasworks
Brian Poole

Lewis & Son, Fellmongers and Tanners
Sally Rackham

Newtown Drivers
Brian Poole

New Publications;
THE MISSING ROOM
Brian Jarman

Take a historical walk through
NEWTOWN TOWN CENTRE
Newtown Local History Group

2014 CALENDAR
Newtown Local History Group

Reader's letter

The Cambrian Mills
David Pugh


Who are they?




VOLUME 53                SUMMER 2013

CONTENTS
Old Newtonians
David Pugh

The Long Bridge is too narrow
David Pugh

New Publications:
A CENTURY IN NEWTOWN
1901 - 2000
Newtown Local History Group

NEWTOWN AND LLANLLWCHAIARN
THE FALLEN IN WORLD WAR I
ADDITIONAL TO THOSE NAMED
ON THE TOWN CENOTAPH
Newtown History Group

Reader's letter

Dr Slyman and cholera in Newtown
Joy Hamer

That zealous pioneer
David Pugh

Who are they?


VOLUME 52                SPRING 2013

CONTENTS
Where we used to shop
Gina Rademan

Gwendolen Williams and the Robert Owen bust
Brian Poole

Dolforwyn and a "new town"
David Wilson

Unmapped places

David Pugh

Exploring Newtown

A heartfelt plea

The bus that didn't make it.

Newtown's military tribunals in the Great War
David Pugh

Who are they?

VOLUME 51                WINTER 2012

CONTENTS
Journey's End
Ken Davies

The Severn through Newtown
David Pugh

Recent Publication
Real Powys
by Mike Parker

Who are they

A hobby horse remounted

David Pugh

The Tan House
Gina Rademan

David W. Thomas Ltd
Brian Poole

Who are they?

VOLUME 50                AUTUMN 2012

CONTENTS
Boating on the river
David Pugh

Miss Medina
Sally Rackham

Our Little Angels
David Pugh

Jack and Brian

The Diamond Jubilee in Newtown

David Pugh

New publications
Newtown Carnival Queens
Newtown Calendar 2013

Reader's letter

The story of the stones
Gina Rademan

Jobs for ex-servicemen
David Pugh

Who are they?

 

VOLUME 49                SUMMER 2012

CONTENTS
How the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
was celebrated
David Pugh

A Newtown prisoner in the Great War
Brian Poole

Memories of the Cambrian Foundry
Ken Glover

New Publication
Geraint Goodwin, His Life and Works

by James Whetter

Readers' letters

Newtown's Welsh Senior Cup Finals
Ken Davies

Who are they?


 

VOLUME 48                SPRING 2012

CONTENTS
A facelift for the Warehouse
David Pugh

Dutch children in Newtown
Mary Oldham

What happened to our carpet ?
David Pugh

Question time

Gina Rademan

Coincidences and French horns
David Wilson

Readers' letters

Some notes of brickworks in Newtown
David Pugh

The Severn Engineering Company in Newtown
Brian Poole


Who are they?


 

VOLUME 47                WINTER 2011

CONTENTS
Our lost war memorial
David Pugh

Historic mediaeval treasure
saved for the town
Mary Oldham

Pryce-Jones documents deposited
David Pugh

The Bungalow - a notable Newtown House

David Pugh

Celebrating the jubilee
David Pugh

New Publication;
NEWTOWN  AND LLANLLWCHAIARN 
CENOTAPH

Readers' letters

Sir Pryce Pryce-Jones accused of
dodgy dealing
David Pugh


Who are they?


 

VOLUME 46                AUTUMN 2011

CONTENTS
A family business
The Phillips family of Newtown
David Pugh

Reminiscences
Ottoline Jones

Sundays as I remember them
Max Owen

New publication
Life Divine
Rob and Phil Edwards

Readers' letter

The three legged stool that bestrode the world 
From cowshed to Control Techniques
David Pugh


Who are they?



 

VOLUME 45                SUMMER 2011

CONTENTS
A big ladle
Gina Rademan 

Newtown History Fun Day
Mary Oldham

A new bus
Brian Poole

Something a little different
Eveline Lewis

The great cake riot of 1902

Readers' letter

My first days in Penygloddfa Infants' School 
David Jarman

A stroll down memory lane
Jean Lumsden

A royal puzzle

Newtown floods: December 1960
Gwen Stimpson

Who are they?



 

VOLUME 44                SPRING 2011

CONTENTS
A Pryce Jones mail order catalogue comes home
Mary Oldham 

The end of mail order
at the Royal Welsh Warehouse
David Pugh

Bring on the dancing girls!
David Wilson

Cilgwrgan Bridge
David Pugh

Reader's letter

Memories of the past
A.E Hughes

Just as I remember it
Glenys Hopkins

Online pictures of Newtown

In-house magazines

Who are they?



 

VOLUME 43                WINTER 2010

CONTENTS
Opportunity Knocks twice for Ken
David Pugh

Thomas Hughes Jones

Newtown Volunteer Fire Brigade
David Pugh

New Publication
(Double Death by Pryce Lewis)

A New Doomsday Book for Newtown
Mary Oldham

A Vanished Industry
Brian Poole
(Milking on local farms)

Our oldest local history library reopened

Who are they?

 

VOLUME 42                AUTUMN 2010

CONTENTS

When Newtown nearly died
David Pugh

Newtown's first carnival

The retailing of the little grey Fergie
Brian Poole

Readers' letters

Soldiers in Newtown
Maurice Glyn Jones

The Kymric Mill
Gina Rademan

Who are they?



 

 

 

VOLUME 41                SUMMER 2010

CONTENTS

When no men turned up:
The story of Hafren Ladies Choir
Rhian Davies

Milk-O!

The Olivers at war
Ross Jones

New Publication
Hamers and Hughes Families
Joy Hamer

Remember the floods?

Newtown's turnpike roads
David Pugh

Who are They?











 

VOLUME 40                SPRING 2010

CONTENTS

Memories of the Boys' Grammar School
Bill Hopkins

The Bear Hotel
Gina Rademan

Canal relics uncovered

Dysart Terrace
Monica Woosnam

Ten years of the Newtonian
David Pugh

Reader's letter

New publication
Montgomery's buses;
An empire of Independents
Brian Poole

Conserving our past
David Pugh

More on the secret factory
Brian Poole

Who are they?


 

VOLUME 39                WINTER 2009

CONTENTS
Hafren Road Club, 1947 - 1956
John Bennett

Walking to School
Gina Rademan

Remember Newtown's unique dialect
Noel Egerton

The Changing Face of Newtown:
The Crescent Chapel reopens

The History of Milford Hall
Sally Rackham

Reader's Letter

A Lad Porter reflects
Robert Lindsey Evans

Who Are They?

 

 

VOLUME 38                AUTUMN 2009

CONTENTS

Roman road revealed
David Pugh

The changing face of Newtown

730 years of street market trading
Gina Rademan

Newtown Bowling Club
the fortieth anniversary of their clubhouse
Trefor Davies

Readers' letters

Jottings
Max Owen

The Cenotaph project

The Little Theatre
David Pugh

Who are they?


 

VOLUME 37                SUMMER 2009

CONTENTS
 

The bells of St David's Church
Colin Potter

A Quiz
Max Owen

My first job
John Bennett

The Richard Christmas photographs

Readers' letters

The DBRW housing estates
Trefor Davies

The Gasworks
Gina Rademan

Who are they?


 

VOLUME 36                SPRING 2009

CONTENTS

The lion that came from the shadow
on his bicycle
Brian Poole

Memories from the corner of my mind
Jean Lumsden

Early Newtown photographers
David Pugh

A paper boy in 1945
Maurice Glyn Jones

Readers' letters

New publications

No more Pick and Mix
David Pugh

Pryce Lewis

Who are they?

 

 

VOLUME 35                WINTER 2008

CONTENTS

Plas Cae Crwn, Newtown's first care home
Gina Rademan

My time as a boxer
Les Bridge

The Pryce Monuments in St David's Church
Edward Parry

Readers' letters

Planning update

New publications
Newtown in 1901
Robert Owen of Newtown
DVD
Heyday In The Blood
Geraint Goodwin

George Hibbott, a brave bandsman
David Pugh

Who are they?

 









 

VOLUME 34                AUTUMN 2008

CONTENTS

From churches to theatre
Gina Rademan

A recent glimpse of local history

Newtown in 1901
Joy Hamer

St. David's Church
update

Newtown and the Bicycle
Brian Poole

Remembering the Armoury
David Wilson

Reader's letter

New Publications
The Venetian Dance Band
Bernard Hodgson
A Canal Walk

The Park

Remembering Robert Owen
David Pugh

Who are they?


 

VOLUME 33                SUMMER 2008

CONTENTS

Geraint Goodwin:
A forgotten novelist
Mary Oldham

Penstrowed Quarry
Brian Poole

Reader's letter

The Park update

Disappearing Newtown
David Pugh

New Publications
The Man who saved Vancouver
Daphne Sleigh
The Deadly Tablet
David Burkhill-Howarth

The Cemetery
Gina Rademan

Who are they?








 

VOLUME 32                SPRING 2008

CONTENTS

The Royal Train passes through Newtown
Brian Poole

A Newtown Stationmistress

The Cedewain Lodge of Freemasons
Gina Rademan

Newtown to the Middle East
Bernard Jones

Reader's letters

New publication
'Things of beauty'
What two sisters did for Wales
Edited by Oliver Fairclough

Dance band days (and nights!)
David Wilson

Remembrance Day
Ottoline Jones

A bypass for Newtown
David Pugh

More photographs by Stan Potter

Who are they?


 

VOLUME 31                WINTER 2007

CONTENTS

The Eagles Vaults and Brewery
Gina Rademan

A Nonconformists Seminary at Newtown
Stephen W Jones

A Boyhood in Stone Street
Royston Jarman

New Publication
The Life of Robert Owen
DVD
A Year in the Park
DVD

Reader's letters

The Dandy Fifth
David Pugh

Who Are They?


 

VOLUME 30                AUTUMN 2007

CONTENTS

Some Memories of the "County"
Wynn Morris

Old Memories of Market Street
Arnold Horton

The Story of Milford Road
Gina Rademan

Vivien Cutting
Mary Oldham

Readers' letters

Newtown High School 1957 - 2007
Joy Hamer

How the Park Became Public Property
David Pugh

Who Are They?


 

VOLUME 29                SUMMER 2007

CONTENTS

How two men's dream came true
David Pugh

Newtown Laundry
Maurice Glyn Jones

The changing face of Newtown
David Pugh

Newtown's forgotten all-rounder
David Wilson

Readers' letters

New publication
A Boyhood's Recall, 1937-1945:
Maesmawr Hall Caersws, Montgomeryshire
Michael Ellis-Jones

The job; The retirement of PS Morgan

Who are they?

 







 

VOLUME 28                SPRING 2007

CONTENTS

H. Nixon Oliver
1926 - 2007

Top of the Form Remembered
Elisabeth Williams

Newly Available Book
A History of Newtown
Maurice Richards

Something New in Market Street
David Pugh

The Polish Press in Newtown
David Pugh

Readers'Letters

London House
Gina Rademan

Our collection of photographs

School Days
Marjorie Lewis

Who are they?








 

VOLUME 27                WINTER 2006

CONTENTS
Newtown boy made good in New Zealand
Peter Williams

The Board School tablet
Heulwen Davies

The big day out
Derrick Llewelyn

Penygloddfa shopping in the 1930s
Edward Owen

October Fair Day : boyhood memories
Max Owen

Readers' letters

New publications
All-Round Genius:
The Unknown Story of Britain's Greatest Sportsman
Mick Collins
Pocket Images: Newtown
Newtown Local History Group

The changing face of Newtown?

Jones, Evans & Co
David Pugh

Who are they?


 

VOLUME 26                AUTUMN 2006

CONTENTS

Is the Montgomeryshire Canal
coming back to Newtown?
David Pugh

The Big Day Out

The story of a house
Gina Rademan

Caersws, the railway village
Brian Poole

Newtown Local History Group
Cenotaph project
Gina Rademan

Autograph book verses
Heulwen Davies

Readers' letters

What's to become of the Smithfield?
David Pugh

Who are they?



 

VOLUME 25                SUMMER 2006

CONTENTS

The Story of Cranford House
Gina Rademan

Farming Years Ago
Stan Wilson

Remembering the Fallen

How Will We Remember Them?

Disappearing Newtown

My Memories of New Road
Heulwen Davies

Who Are They?







 

VOLUME 24                SPRING 2006

CONTENTS

A Long Time Ago
Gordon Howells

The Great Chapel Building Contest
David Pugh

Pool Road Schooldays in the 1940s
Maurice Glyn Jones

Scholars onSevern Green

Reader's Letter

New Publication
Llanbrynmair in the Twentieth Century

Looking Back
Les Stott

The Gasworks and Other Delightfully Perfumed Places
Gina Rademan

Who Are They?



 

VOLUME 23                WINTER 2005

CONTENTS

A Newtown Eccentric
Gina Rademan

Looking After Newtown After Work
Idris Owen

The Old Street Names of Newtown
David Pugh

A Newtonian in Patagonia

Readers' Letters

Michaelmas Fair, 28th October 1930
Stan Wilson

New Publication
With Madog to the New World
J. Malcolm Pryce

More Wartime Memories of Newtown
Wynn Morris

Who Are They?


 

VOLUME 22                AUTUMN 2005

CONTENTS

The Second World War in Newtown
David Pugh

Childhood Wartime Memories
Malcolm Pryce

The Day War Broke Out

Farming During the War Years
Stan Wilson

Reader's Letter

My Childhood at Penygloddfa and
Happy Memories of Working on the
Great Western Railway
Eileen Collins

My Emrys Has Gone Home
Ken Davies

Who Are They?


 

VOLUME 21                SUMMER 2005

CONTENTS

Digging Around
Gina Rademan

Help Wanted!

Disastrous Fire at Newtown

Musical Memories
Robert Meddins

Readers' Letters

The Market Hall
David Pugh

More Help Wanted!

Newtown Win Welsh Senior Cup
Joy Hamer

Football Follow-Up

Who Are They? 







 

VOLUME 20                SPRING 2005

CONTENTS

The First Men to Fly in Newtown
David Pugh

What's Happened to Our Black Popular
David Pugh

Newtown's Triple Triump
David Pugh

Years Ago
Austin L Evans

The Williams Collection

Readers' Letters

Photographs

Newtown Greasy Band
"Maes y Gwasted"

New Publication
The Mawddwy, Van & Kerry Branches
Cozens, Kidner and Poole

The Perils of Picking Blackberries
Robert Morris

Who Are They?







 

VOLUME 19                WINTER 2004

CONTENTS

Some Memories of Frolic Street
Wynn Morris

The Little Theatricals
David Pugh

Education, Education, Education
Gina Rademan

Readers' Letters

Whiskey, Please, Landlord
Alan Williams

Newtown's Post Offices
David Pugh

New Publications
A History of Crescent Chapel
David Peate
Directories of Newtown
Elwyn V. Jones
Mishaps on the Cambrian Railways
and the Great Western Railways
(Cambrian Railways)
Elwyn V Jones

Who Are They?


 

VOLUME 18                AUTUMN 2004

CONTENTS

The Old Education Offices
Les Stott

The Battle for Severn Green
David Pugh

The Stationmaster's Hat
David Pugh

Readers' Letters

Bert Davie: An All Round Motorist
Trefor Davies

The Other Bus
Les Bridge

Who Are They?



 

VOLUME 17                SUMMER 2004

CONTENTS

Life in the square
Gina Radema

From cow to customer

Secondary Education in Newtown
David Pugh

Readers' Letters

An unusual gift to the town

New Publication
The Utopian Prince
Robert Owen and the Search for Millenium
by Floyd H Duncan

Newtown and District
Table Tennis League
Alan Oldham

Who Are They?









 

VOLUME 16                SPRING 2004

CONTENTS

Garden Terrace to Garth Owen
Joe Gibson

Newtown Textile Museum re-opens

A Montgomeryshire policeman
C I E Jones

The rag and bone men
Doreen Marsden

Mid Wales Motorways ; the early years
Brian Poole

The Vanner family of Crescent Street
Nixon Oliver

Readers' letters

It's that man again!

New publication
The Montgomeryshire Canal
and its Restoration
Harry Arnold

Newtown's top pop group
David Pugh

Who are they? 


 

VOLUME 15                WINTER 2003

CONTENTS

Impressions of Newtown
John Randall

Working Men

How the Pavillion came to Newtown
David Pugh

Memories of Wales
Margaret M. Thomas

Readers' Letters

New Publications
Transportation By Montgomeryshire Courts
1788 - 1868
Brian Owen
A Dragon in Agincourt
Malcolm Pryce

Electricity in Newtown

Who Are They?


 

VOLUME 14                AUTUMN 2003

CONTENTS
Looking after Newtown
Idris Owen

The local girl who became Mayor
Doreen Owen

New publications
A History of the Goodwin Family
Dr James Whetter
A Dragon to Agincourt
Malcolm Pryce

Newtonian quiz

Readers' letters

A tragic occurrence in Canal Road

Volume 13 quiz answers

Who Are They?








 

VOLUME 13                SUMMER 2003

CONTENTS

The Halfpenny Footbridge
H Nixon Oliver

An alarming accident

A station in my life
Freda Sanders

Baxter the Bryn
David Pugh

When was that?
Reminiscences of a young curate
Leonard Parry Jones

The Newtonian Quiz

Readers' Letters

100 years ago : early 1903

New publication:
1891 Census of Montgomeryshire

Max Woosnam 1892 - 1965;
Britain's greatest sportsman
Joy Hamer

Volume 12 quiz answers






 

VOLUME 12                SPRING 2003

CONTENTS

The Gro Bridge
H Nixon Oliver

More About Newtown
Richard Churchill

A Mystery Solved?

The Briscos of Newtown Hall
David Pugh

The Newtonian Quiz

Readers' letters

Broadcasting Comes To Newtown
David Pugh

New publications
Llandinam; A Glimpse of the Past
Jeremy Price
A Collection of Dolfor Memories
Dolfor Millenium Committee

Who Are They?

Volume 11 quiz answers



 

 

 

VOLUME 11                WINTER 2002

CONTENTS

I was a retained fireman
Elwyn V Jones

Newtown Home Guard
Idris Owen

The Long and Short Bridges
Nixon Oliver

Newtown 100 years ago

What's the time, Sarah?
David Pugh

Readers' letters

The Newtonian quiz

New publications
A Sunnyside Childhood
Doreen Marsden
Newtown
A Journey Through Time
A video by Video Dessign

The tank and guns:
a problematic gift
David Pugh

Volume 10 quiz answers 






 

VOLUME 10                AUTUMN 2002

CONTENTS

The Abermule and Kerry Blanch line
Brian Poole

The HSBC (Midland Bank) in Newtown
David Pugh

Old cobbles come to light

Wartime memories of Newtown during the war
with 23rd Field Training Regiment,
The Royal Artillery
J L Jennings

The 1887 Jubilee
David Pugh

The Newtonian Quiz

A Newtown Girl
Rene Gentle

New Publication
Mishaps on the Cambrian Railways
Elwyn V Jones

Volume 9 quiz answers












 

 

VOLUME 9                SUMMER 2002

CONTENTS

The Sheep Dip
Nixon Oliver

More Childhood Memories
George Davies

Bowen, Boots and All
Peter Garbett-Edwards

Newtown 100 Years Ago

Newtown Carnival
David Pugh

Newtown Carnival (and other) Queens

Some of the Queens of Newtown

The Newtonian Quiz

Readers' Letters

Up In The Roff
David Pugh

New Publication
Chronological History of Newtown
(including some from other places)
1265 - 1980
Elwyn V Jones

Anyone for Tennis?
Les Stott

Volume 8 Quiz Answers


 

VOLUME 8                SPRING 2002

CONTENTS

Newtown Textile Museum
Eva Bredsdorff

Worrall on the Wall of Death
David Pugh

Through the mists, brightly
Richard Churchill

The Newtown Co-operative Society
and its Branches

The Dinky Blues
Blaze Away

Readers' Letters

Old Publication
History of Newtown
B Bennett Rowlands

The Newtonian Quiz

Volume 7 Quiz answers








 

 

VOLUME 7                WINTER 2001

CONTENTS

The Byander and lands in Llanllwchaiarn
H Nixon Oliver

The Prisoner of War Camp on Dolfor Road
Jack Williams

The Suffragette campaign in Newtown in 1910
David Pugh

William Cooke
Eileen Collins

Lions Loose in Milford Road
David Pugh

The Newtonian quiz

Readers' letters

Skating on the Severn

New publication
Once Below a Time
Desley Moore

Purchase or cease
Allan Roberts

Volume 6 quiz answers





 

VOLUME 6                AUTUMN 2001

CONTENTS

Childhood and growing up in Newtown
George Davies

Reminiscences; Newtown Silver Band
David Wilson

The Montgomeryshire County Infirmary
H Nixon Oliver & David Pugh

Dolerw Hall
H Nixon Oliver

The Newtonian Quiz

Readers' letters

An American Mystery
David Pugh

New publication
Llanllwchaiarn - Church and Parish
H N Oliver

Badminton in the County Pavillion

Volume 5 quiz answers











 

 

 

VOLUME 5                SUMMER 2001

CONTENTS

Boyhood days around Coedyffridd
and Barnfields
Les Stott

Cwrt Plas yn Dre
David Pugh

Pryce Jones: pioneer of mail order
and parcel post
E V Jones

Newtown Fair 1894
"Rambler"

Billheads
David Pugh

A voice from the past
George Davies

The Newtonian Quiz

Readers' letters

New publications

Norton's Ride to Llynclys
David Pugh

The Royal Welsh Warehouse
Sports 1901
Allan Roberts

Volume 4 quiz answers
















 

 

 

VOLUME 4                SPRING 2001

CONTENTS

The Newtonian

Wartime in Milford Road
Joan Cooper

Garth Owen
David Pugh

More Newtown dialect
Noel Egerton

Down Forget-Me-Not-Lane:
George Black and the Regent Cinema
1937 - 1968
Mary Oldham

Penygloddfa schooldays
Mary Comer

The Newtonian quiz

Readers' letters

Two snippets of postal history
H N Oliver

More postal confusion
David Pugh

New publications
A History of Newtown
Maurice Richards
Montgomeryshire regiments of militia
Volunteers and Cavalrymen
Bryn Owen

The Egerton Cup

How the cup was made
Noel Egerton

Volume 3 quiz answers






 

VOLUME 3                WINTER 2000

CONTENTS

The Newtonian

The new Argos store

Syra, Lady Pryce-Jones

The wartime evacuation to Newtown

The evacuees tell their own stories

The Newtonian quiz

War Memorial gets rededicated

Readers' Letters

New publications
A Montgomeryshire Youth
A D W Owen
A Welcome in the Hillsides?
Jill Wallis

Harry R Hamer

Over a century of ladies hockey
in Newtown

Cardiff City autographs










 

VOLUME 2                AUTUMN 2000

CONTENTS

"Good Old Sarah"
The origins of the Town Clock

Verses, songs and games

A brief history of Frankwell Street

Map of old Frankwell Street

Home thoughts from abroad
My childhood in Frankwell Street

The Newtonian quiz

St Mary's Church restored

Readers' letters

New publications
Video - One Life
Brandy Balla and Sticky Bottoms
Miss Anita Taylor
The Llanwnog Millenium Book

More on dialect words and phrases

Sport - George Latham

Quiz answers

Our contributors 












 

VOLUME 1                SUMMER 2000

CONTENTS

Editorial

New Newtonians No 1; Mary Oldham

Newtownisms
Les Stott

The Corner Shop
Ann Owen

Held! Where do the names come from

Diary

Letters

Quiz corner

The Victoria Hall
June McColley

Sport: Newtown Golf Club

New publications
Wesley Methodist Church
Newtown
The First 200 Years
Glyn Tegai Hughes
Memories
Margaret Bernice Roberts

Quiz answers

About our contributors


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