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CARDIFF YESTERDAY

EVENTS

(192 entries) Look here mainly under the words Coronation and VE Day (street parties etc.), and the three F's of Fire, Flood and Funeral. NB. This is an INDEX- the photographs themselves are not available for viewing here.

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Armistice Day in St.Mary Street, 1918, I-190 Assembly Hall of City Hall being Completed (Interior), 1904, XXXI-26
Basket Making at the Blind Institute in Longcross Street, 1918, XIX-170 Blenheim Bomber for 'Wings for Victory' being Towed to City Hall, 1941, XXIX-5/6/7/8
Blessing Foundation Stone of St.Patrick's Church Grangetown, 1929, V-150 Blessing of Cenotaph at Maindy Barracks, 1922, XXXI-141
Blizzard in Cardiff, 25 January 1945, VI-204/205/206/207 Bonfire at Penylan for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, 1887, XIX-186
Building of Clarence Bridge, c1890, I-51/52/53 Cambrian Airways Inaugural Flight Cardiff-Weston Service, 25 May 1948, XXXI-99
Cardiff City's FA Cup Triumph at Wembley, 23 April 1927, I-126/129/130, II-101-105 Castle Street Widening, 1928, XXXII-193
Christmas Party for Regulars of City Arms in Quay Street, 1980, XXXI-203 Christmas Party in Fairwater Hotel, 1970, XXVII-205
Civic Dinner for Victorious Cardiff FA Cup Team, 1927, I-132 Construction of Eastern Avenue, 1970, XXVI-30/31
Construction of Road Bridge Over Railway at Waterloo Road, 1936, VIII-133 Coronation Celebration in Redhouse Road and Redhouse Crescent, 1937, XXIV-211
Coronation Celebrations in Minny Street, 1937, IX-207 Coronation Celebrations in Pantmawr Road and Coryton Hill, 1937, XXV-209
Coronation Celebrations in Warwick Street, 1937, IX-204/205 Coronation Fancy Dress at Marlborough Road School, 1953, VIII-114
Coronation Party at West End Social Club in Ely, 1953, XI-211/212 Coronation Party in Avon Street, 1953, VI-213
Coronation Party in Birchgrove Road, 1953, VI-210 Coronation Party in Grosvenor Street, 1953, VI-209
Coronation Party in Keppoch Street, 1953, XXI-200 Coronation Party in Mostyn Road, 1953, VI-215
Coronation Party in Pentre Gardens and Hafod Street, 1953, XIV-208/209 Coronation Party in St.Fagans Road, 1937, XVII-204
Coronation Party in Summerfield Place, 1937, XI-203 Coronation Party in Wilson Street, 1953, XIV-210/211
Coronation Street Party in Bertram Street, 1937, IV-233 Coronation Street Party in Burnaby Street, 1937, XVI-203/204/205
Coronation Street Party in Carmarthen Street, 1937, XVI-206 Coronation Street Party in Connaught Road, 1953, XXX-199
Coronation Street Party in Ferry Road, 1953, XVI-210 Coronation Street Party in Harold Street, 1937, XXIII-191
Coronation Street Party in Hewell Street, 1937, XXIII-192/193 Coronation Street Party in Llanmaes Street, 1952, XII-213/214
Coronation Street Party in Menelaus Street, 1953, XXXI-200 Coronation Street Party in Milton Street, 1937, V-211
Coronation Street Party in Monmouth Street and Court Road, 1937, XXVI-206 Coronation Street Party in Penhevad Street, 1953, XXIX-204
Coronation Street Party in Picton Place, 1937, VI-212 Coronation Street Party in Portmanmoor Road, 1953, XVI-209
Coronation Street Party in Sturminster Road, 1953, XXIX-209 Coronation Street Party in Tenby Street, 1937, XIII-206
Coronation Street Party in Theodora Street, 1937, XXIII-190 Coronation Street Party in Treherbert Street / Merthyr Street, 1937, XVII-209
Coronation Street Party in Woodville Road, 1953, VI-211 Corpus Christi Procession, 1911, I-102/103/104
Council Meeting after Installation of J.W.Courtis as Mayor, 1911, XXVII-184 Covering of Dock Feeder to Construct Churchill way, June 1948, XXXI-23
Cubitt Family Wedding at Rumney Church, 1914, III-195 Decorations for Wedding of 3rd Marquess of Bute, May 1872, V-197/198/201
Demolition of Law Courts Hotel for Duke Street Widening, 1923, VI-9 Docks and Railway Strike, 1890, III-19
Dowlais Steelworkers Holding Meeting in Splott During Strike, 1911, V-205 Duke Street Widening, 1924, VII-6/7
Duke Street Widening, 1924, XXXI-15 Emigrants Waiting to Board SS Montrose for Canada, May 1929, VI-216
Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff, 1958, XXXIV-155/156/157/158 Empire Day at Roath Park School, 1909, VII-99
Excavation of Castle Bank near Kingsway, 1922, XXXI-18 Excavation of Roman Foundations of Castle (looking east), December 1922, XXXI-17
Excavation of Roman Foundations of Castle (looking west), December 1922, XXXI-16 Excavation of Town Wall, January 1924, XXXI-20, XXXI-21
FA Cup Winning Side Cheered by 250,000 Crowd, 25 May 1927, VII-144 Fancy Dress Party at St.Vincent's Mission Church Canton, c1900, XV-138
Festival of Britain Celebrations in Dalton Street, 1951, XXI-199 Festival of Britain Street Party in Egerton Street, 1951, XXX-203
Fire at Cardiff Steam Joinery Company in Pearl Street, 1898, XIII-80/81 Fire at Colonial Buildings, 23 Feb 1926, XV-8
Fire at Hancock's Brewery, 4 March 1911, I-175 Fire at Market Buildings in St.Mary Street, 27 June 1885, I-173
Fire at William Nell's Eagle Brewery in St.John Street, December 1907, IV-113 and XIX-176 Fire in the Hayes Building, 15-16 August 1958, XVI-212
Fire in the Hayes Building (Close-up), 15-16 August 1958, XVI-212 Floods at Cowbridge Road East, 4 Dec 1960, XV-24
Floods at Fairfield Avenue Ely, 2 Nov 1927, XV-23 Floods at Victoria Park Road West, November 1927, XIX-20
Floods by Ely Paper Works, 3 November 1927, XXIV-1 Floods in Canton, 4-6 December 1960, XXIII-188/189
Floods in Cowbridge Road East, December 1960, XXIV-216 Floods in Sophia Gardens and Cardiff Arms Park, December 1960, XXXIV-29/30
Formal Opening of National Museum of Wales by George V, 21 April 1927, IV-1 Funeral of 'Peerless' Jim Driscoll, February 1925, IV-217
Funeral of John White with Hearse Drawn by Traction Engine, 1910, X-215 Funeral of Sergeant Webb of Police Fire Brigade, c1922, XXII-164
Funeral of Tom and Dai Jenkins in Senghennydd Pit Disaster, 22 November 1913, II-212 Funeral of Will Davie of 27 Frederick Street, July 1921, XXIV-203
General Election, 7 July 1892, XXXI-193 to 197 Glamorgan Winning County Championship, 1969, XXIV-69
Harvest in Castle Grounds at Blackweir, 1941, XXVI-20/21/23 Harvest Thanksgiving at Hannah Street Congregational Church, 1945, VIII-86
Heathfield House Sports Day at Blackweir, 1934, XVII-131/132/133 Industrial and Fine Art Exhibition at Cathays Park, 1896, XIX-193/194
Installation of A.E.Gough as Mayor, 9 November 1933, XIII-200 Installation of W.H.Pethybridge as Lord Mayor, November 1924, XXV-206
Jubilee Street Party in Eisteddfod Street, 1935, XIV-206/207 Junior Christian Endeavour Rally at Wood Street Congregational Chapel, 1908, XV-134
Laying Foundation Stone of Herbert Thompson School, 6 July 1925, II-100 Lloyds Dairy Horse and Cart during Snow Storm in Cyncoed, 25 January 1945, XI-207
Marathon Race at Empire Games in Cardiff, July 1958, XXI-71 Meet of Tredegar and Pentyrch Hounds at St.Mellons, 1914, IX-201
National Eisteddfod in Cardiff, 1959, XXX-204/205 National pageant of Wales, 1909, XXXVI-182-186
O'Neill Family Reunion (Descendants of John & Ellen O'Neill), 1984, XXVIII-204 Oddfellows Parade Passing City Hall, 1934, VII-94
Opening of Clarence Bridge, 17 Sep 1890, XV-2 and XXVIII-198 Opening of Festival of Wales, 3 May 1958, XIX-182
Opening of James Howell's Sports Department, Autumn 1931, XV-75 Opening of John Cory Workmen's Institute in Wellington Street Canton, 3 July 1909, III-138
Opening of New Clarence Bridge, 9 April 1976, XXXIV-207 Opening of New Laboratory at Canton Secondary School, 1909, VI-84
Opening of New Trinity Sunday School in Cowbridge Road / Theobald Road, 1934, VII-88 Opening of Queen Alexandra Dock, July 1907, I-44/45
Opening of Saltmead Presbyterian Hall, April 1901, XIX-116 Opening of Tram Route to Splott, 29 May 1903, VIII-136
Opening of Wiggins Teape Ely Paper Mills, 5 June 1986, XXXVI-62/63 Paddle Steamer Escorting 'Terra Nova' at Start of Scott's Voyage to Antarctic, 15 June 1910, IX-34
Penylan v Grange Albion Baseball Game at Roath Park, 1953, II-143 Presentation of Freedom of the City to Lloyd George, 24 January 1908, XX-199
Putting Vane on St.James' Church in Newport Road, 27 November 1893, I-101 Queen's Hotel Glass Canopy Smashed by Lorry, February 1977, XXXVI-10
Radnor Road School Prize Day, 1921-22, VII-104 Rag Procession in Queen Street, c1930, IV-18
Re-dedication of St.Mellons Congregational Church, 28 September 1955, XXI-148 Return of the Terra Nova, 1913, XXVII-208/209
Rhiwbina's First Carnival Fete, 11 June 1949, XII-212 Royal Charter for City Status, 28 October 1905, II-206
Ships Damaged by Gale of 'Unbelievable Ferocity', 1882, XVI-196/197/198 Silver Jubilee Celebration in Merthyr Street, 1935, XXI-198
Silver Jubilee Decorations in Stoughton Street, 1935, XXI-197 Silver Jubilee Party in Louisa Street, 1935, XVII-208
Silver Jubilee Street Party in Oakley Street, 1935, XX-195 Snow in Cardiff, January 1945, XXXIII-144/145/146/147
Southern End of St.Mary Street Decorated for Visit of Prince & Princess of Wales, June 1896, VIII-1 St.Luke's Garden Party at Sophia Gardens, 1908, XV-137
St.Mary Street during Visit of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, 1907, I-25 Street Party in Minny Street for Prince Charles' Investiture, 1969, IX-212
Taff Swim, 1924, XXIX-102 Triumphal Arch and Flags in St.Mary Street for Wedding of 3rd Marquess of Bute, May 1872, I-2/3
VE Day 50th Anniversary Street Party in Russell Street, 1995, XXXVI-204-207 VE Day Celebration in Inglefield Avenue, 1945, XXI-192
VE Day Groups from Redlaver Street, 1945, XX-193/197 VE Day Street Party in Amroth Road, 1945, XXVII-203
VE Day Street Party in Arabella Street, 1945, V-214 VE Day Street Party in Avon Street (formerly Halket Street), 1945, XII-209
VE Day Street Party in Caerphilly Street, 1945, XXIV-209 VE Day Street Party in Clas Illtyd, 1945, XXIV-210
VE Day Street Party in Compton Street, 1945, XXIII-194 VE Day Street Party in Cosmeston Street, 1945, XII-211
VE Day Street Party in Court Road, 1945, XXX-199 VE Day Street Party in Donald Street, 1945, XI-204
VE Day Street Party in Dorset Street, 1945, XXX-198 VE Day Street Party in Dunsmuir Road, 1945, IV-229
VE Day Street Party in Egham Street, 1945, XXIX-210 VE Day Street Party in Elaine Street Splott, 1945, II-215
VE Day Street Party in Florentia Street, 1945, XXXI-199 VE Day Street Party in Forge Place Ely, 1945, X-213
VE Day Street Party in Gelligaer Street, 1945, IV-230 VE Day Street Party in Harrowby Street, 1945, VI-208
VE Day Street Party in Heol Booker, 1945, XXIV-207/208 VE Day Street Party in Keppoch Street, 1945, XXXIV-209
VE Day Street Party in Llanelly Street, 1945, II-214 VE Day Street Party in Malefant Street and Clun Terrace, 1945, XXV-210
VE Day Street Party in Margam Road, 1945, XIII-208 VE Day Street Party in Monmouth Street, 1945, XXII-200/201
VE Day Street Party in Oakley Street, 1945, XXVIII-202 VE Day Street Party in Pantmawr Road, 1945, XXVII-204
VE Day Street Party in Plasnewydd Road, 1945, XXXVI-194 VE Day Street Party in Portmanmoor Road, 1945, XVI-208
VE Day Street Party in Railway Street Splott, 1945, XXVII-202 VE Day Street Party in Russell Street, 1945, X-207
VE Day Street Party in Stephenson Street, 1945, XXXI-201 VE Day Street Party in Treherbert Street, 1945, XXXII-208
VE Day Street Party in Union Street, 1945, V-212 VE Day Street Party in Windway Road, 1945, XX-194
VE Day Street Party in Wyndham Crescent, 1945, XXXI-198 Victory Celebrations in Springfield Place, c1946, XVI-207
Visit of George VI & Queen Elizabeth to Tremorfa, 14 November 1945, V-87 Visit of King George V and Queen Mary on Coronation Tour, June 1912, XXXV-59/60/61/62
Visit of Prince of Wales, 28 June 1905, IV-213 Visit of Winston Churchill, 1941, XXXIV-201/202
VJ Day Street Party in Camrose Road / Amroth Road, 1945, IX-209 VJ Day Street Party in Compton Street, 1946, XXIII-195
VJ Day Street Party in Ludlow Street, 1945, IV-231 War Damage after the Blitz, 1941, Volume XXX
Welch Regiment band on Riverside Station with 'Taffy' the Goat, 1916, XVII-193 Whitsun Treat Procession in North Church Street, 1930s, X-89
  [Last Updated : 24 Sept 2002 Gareth Hicks]