south wales echo
No new additions in years sort it out BNA stop pandering to the Irish and Scots
From the 1950’s please
Huge interest in the paper an important tool for researching the area
Would help us in S. Wales
Karen Murphy commented
More digital copies would be brilliant especially from 50/60’s upwards
Cardiff is still out of favour with the shetlands and Orkney’s grabbing all the limelight on here
Create more published dates please
More content is essential
Further enhancements to include the 1950s dates
More dates please team
Interested in hearing from anyone researching: Robert Lewis an oil and colour merchant living at 296 Newport Road, Roath, Cardiff in 1904, but born in Bitton, Bristol in 1854 approx.In 1911 found on census living at 306 Newport Road (aged 57 b. 1954) as a Decorator & Merchant, with wife Elizabeth (56 b. 1955), children Bessie Adeline Lewis (29), Matthew Lewis (21) a clerk at fathers business, Robert Theodore Lewis (21) a shopman, Archibald George Lewis (16) a book keeper, Augustus Reginald Lewis (13) at school & Ethel Mary Perkins (18) their servant. Class: RG14; Piece: 32087; Schedule Number: 43. Family have close associations with Williams family in S. Wales and Bristol - of whom I'm a descendant.
Anyone remember Top Rank or Smiley's, the Rank in Queen Street, where you could see five punk bands for three quid! Seditionaries or Paradise Garage, the only place to shop for clothes. Coffee in the 'posh' Howells cafe?Does Anyone remember the early eighties and the tenement Punksters who used to congregate in Queen Street on satuday afternoons. Or Chapter Arts(full of Farts)Centre in Canton. 'Doc' or Imelda Whelan, HMV just opening, the crowd from llanishen, & the Whitchurch lot? What are you all doing now? mail this 39-year old Punk Rocket
I am trying to get in touch with cousen that lived in Cardiff in the 50's
My fathers name was Angus Samuel Jackson Johnson,my cousen was named after my Dad if this means anything to you please let me know.
Also if any of these names strike a bell please contact me.
Stuart Johnson, was married to Ray and lived on Westville Rd. in a large corner house.
Roy Johnson, was married to Dorris
also looking for Pamala Moriaty (this is maiden name) would be about 54
Is there anyone out there who has any information on Francis and Louisa Cregan who lived in Maitland Street in the early 1900s. My Wife Enid was one of their daughters. I am trying to trace any relatives for the Family Tree. Any info would be appreciated
I am trying to trace anyone who knew Jill Marie Olver. She lived in the Splott area & died in 1999
Im looking for information on Top Rank in the 60s for a piece I'm writing. Anyone recall the period? Anyone see Alexis Korner there in the early 60s? Did the place have a revolving stage? Any of the DJs still around? And when did it stop calling itself Top Rank?
Please publish more
Mike perks commented
Looking for more info on the angel hotel in Cardiff in the 1970s
Cardiff needs this
Brendon Moore commented
Need info on the butetown riots