Discussion in 'Cardiff City Forum' started by Travis Bickle, 19 Feb 2018.
The New Moon club, those were the days
Bute East Dock c1900
Interesting picture. Says this is outside the Cardiff Royal Infirmary in the 1920s, It was the King Edward vii hospital from 1911 and then converted to the CRI in 1923, so I guess this must be mid 1920's.Looks like it is a charity cart selling baskets for the Cardiff Institute for the Blind was founded in April 1865 by Frances Batty Shand the daughter of a Jamaican plantation owner.
After moving to Cardiff, Shand set up a small workshop employing five blind men to make baskets for coal ships.After employing ten more men, the workshop was relocated to Byron Street in Roath, later moving to Longcross Road - near the Institute's former home on Newport Road.
By 1900, around 100 blind men and women were employed making baskets, brushes and mats.
half of mulligan and o'hare on the right
Cardiff’s first double decker bus
The sign above the horse's head says King Edward Hospital, so the photo may be earlier.
Nice pic of the Wyndham pub, used to drink in there regularly in the mid seventies.
I was in and out of there all day,the day my daughter was born in in St David’s, I also used it when I lived in Talbot Street, the Foresters was my local
Queen Street 1955
An old , undated , pic of the Carpenters Arms in Rumney . Was built in 1872, so this is about turn of the century?
Duke St from the top of the Castle c 1950
Rhoose airport back in the day
Dutch cafe Queen St c1916