ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - Royal visit to Alexandra Docks
4:51pm Tuesday 10th June 2014 in News
The Chamber of Commerce wrote to Newport town council asking them to take the appropriate action to give his Royal Highness Prince Arthur of Connaught, a fitting welcome on his forthcoming visit to open the new lock of the Alexandra Docks.
A number of labourers laying the new Post Office cable at Alexandra Dock came out on strike demanding a wage increase from 6d to 6.5d an hour.
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