A step back in time – Powys pictures from the past century

AS WE enter a new year it is an opportune time to look back on years gone by.

The County Times has delved into the archives and the David Pugh Collection to share some images from yesteryear.

Share your thoughts, perhaps you are in the pictures or recognise a familiar face,

If you would like to contribute pictures from days gone by to the County Times, email news@countytimes.co.uk.

A Sunday School outing

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A Sunday School outing in Forden in 1963.

The Thin Red Line of Rhayader

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The Rhayader Town side which enjoyed success in the 1950s.

Carnival time in Bishop’s Castle

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Bishop’s Castle Carnival in the 1940s.

Horse and cart in Newtown

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A family snap from Newtown which is likely to have been taken more than a century ago. Picture: David Pugh Collection.

A Garthowen kick about

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No date but by the looks of the picture it was taken during the war years and captures soldiers with youths in Newtown’s Garthowen estate. Picture: David Pugh Collection.

Laundry day in Newtown

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Once a familar sight in Newtown, the Pool Road Laundry car and staff. Picture: David Pugh Collection.

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