ARGUS ARCHIVE: 100 years ago - Newport chauffeur summoned after speeding

An inquest was held at Abertillery into the death of a local man who was found with a bullet wound to his head on a Western Valley train at Llanhilleth.

Over 2000 men employed at Waunllwyd colliery attented an emergency meeting called to discuss the issue of a minimum wage.

A Newport chauffeur was summoned to court after a local constable witnessed him speeding.

A Newport butcher was charged with animal cruelty after allowing his horse to work whilst lame.


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