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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

 

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