Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .
Volume Nine - Pre-Victorian to the present day - even more aspects - The Work of Martin J. Ridley - Photographer . . .

Windsor Road, Penarth - An animated view of Windsor Road showing many small shops and lots of pedestrians c.1905. This glass plate negative has suffered significant emulsion deterioration damage but still yields some interesting details.

The premises of Cash & Co. of Glebe Street are listed as Boot and Shoe Makers within the 1907 Cope's Trade Directory and signs in each window states 'All Roads Lead to Cash & Cos.' On the right of the image and listed under Refreshment Rooms, the signage for the Premier Restaurant, Billiards, Windsor Road can be seen. Contact H. R. Williams to make a reservation! [697]

The premises of L. K. Gronberg, Wholesale and Retail Tobacconist and Cigar Importer would undoubtedly have be a regular shop for the wealthy coal and shipping monied of Penarth. Their specialitites included :

LKG Special Cigars   7 for 1'-
"Litorsia"   9 for 1'-
"Cassandra"   6 for 1'-
Flora Villa al Verts   6 for 1'-
Flor Aromatica - Imported Havana   4' & 6' each

A digital record from the archive of the National Library of Wales of the work of Martin J. Ridley, photographer during the years 1900 to 1910. The archive record is a black and white, glass dry-plate negative. [439] [Preferred citation : Ridley 2201]

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