Pioneer of the first international mail order business, his name became a trademark of Newtown
The Romani Gypsy harpist was born in 1816 and famed as the country’s leading performer on the Welsh triple harp
This building was erected as a free public library in 1903 on a site gifted by Mrs Frances Arbuthnot-Brisco
A wooden footbridge was built across the river some yards upstream of the present bridge in the early nineteenth century
The museum gives visitors a chance to see how the handloom weavers of the mid-19th century lived and worked
The Cross Buildings stand at the end of the High Street link at its junction with Broad Street
The Newtown branch of WH Smith at 24 High Street is a unique surprise among the company’s many shops.
In the 13th century King Edward I granted a charter to Roger Mortimer of Wigmore Castle to establish a new town
From about the fourteenth century the river was crossed at this point by a wooden bridge.
Following the rapid rise of the handloom weaving industry in Newtown
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Many were not happy and the scene that followed was one of chaos with crowds shouting
St Mary’s church was built in the 13th century and was Newtown’s parish church for 500 years.
The area called the Horse Market extended from the far end of Market Street to where the Post Office now is
Newtown & Llanllwchaiarn Town Council wish to express our great sadness following the passing of
His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
On behalf of the people of Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn, we extend our heartfelt sympathy to
HM the Queen and The Royal family at this sad time.
Within the pages of this book, you are invited to share your thoughts and messages in remembrance
of HRH Prince Philip.
Dymuna Cyngor Tref y Drenewydd a Llanllwchaearn fynegi ei dristwch yn dilyn marwolaeth
Ei Uchelder Brenhinol Dug Caeredin.
Ar ran pobl y Drenewydd a Llanllwchaearn, rydym yn ymestyn ein
cydymdeimlad dwys i’w Huchelder Brenhinol y Frenhines a’r Teulu Brenhinol yn ystod y cyfnod trist hwn.
O fewn tudalennau’r llyfryn hwn, rydych yn cael eich gwahodd i rannu eich teimladau a negeseuon er
cof am Uchelder Brenhinol Tywysog Philip.
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