Some of dignitaries present at the opening of Cefn Ila as a maternity hospital.

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From the 'South Wales Argus'

Unfortunately the individual names of those in the photo weren't recorded in the newspaper but they may well have included some of the following :-

Myra Gustard, Mr. Norman Ball, Matron H. Lyons (Matron of Cefn Ila), Captain Geoffrey Crawshay, (Chairman of the Welsh Board of Health), Mr. C.H. Newman (Chairman of the Pontypool and District Hospital's Cefn Ila committee), Dr. J.P.J Jenkins, Alderman William George, Mr. George H. Hoare, Miss P.A. Ebdon (Matron of Pontypool and District Hospital),