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In the 19th century, the St George Society of Newport (a group largely consisting of English settlers and businessmen) asserted that the town was part of England.It was at a meeting in Newport, attended by future Prime Minister David Lloyd George, that the Cymru Fydd movement received its death blow in 1896 when politician Robert Bird stated “You will find, from Swansea to Newport, a cosmopolitan population who will not submit to the domination of Welsh ideas! In 1922 Lloyd George was to suffer a further blow in Newport, when the South Wales Liberal Federation, led by David Alfred Thomas, an industrialist and Liberal politician, and Robert Bird moved that Lloyd George "be not heard" in the 1895 General Election.Newport was the site of the last large-scale armed insurrection in Britain, the Newport Rising of 1839 led by the Chartists. The City of Newport, which includes some surrounding rural areas as well as the built up area, is governed by Newport City Council.During the 20th century, when the docks declined in importance, Newport remained an important manufacturing and engineering centre. Bronze Age fishermen settled around the fertile estuary of the River Usk and later the Celtic Silures built hillforts overlooking it.
He returned to Britain (but not to Newport) later in his life.At the 2011 census it is the third largest city in Wales, with a city population of 145,700 and an urban population of 306,844.The city forms part of the Cardiff-Newport metropolitan area with a population of 1,097,000."Austin Friars" also remains a street name in the city.During the Welsh Revolt in 1402 Rhys Gethin, General for Owain Glyndŵr, forcibly took Newport Castle together with those at Cardiff, Llandaff, Abergavenny, Caerphilly, Caerleon and Usk.