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Aberbargoed, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Aberbargoed and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Life In The Prefabs Of Aberbargoed

My family moved in to their new prefab in 1946when i was 5. I lived in no 5 James Street there.In 1947 i remember the very bad winter when we saw roofs of some of the prefabs being blown off, aand the snow was so thick.The prefabs were so modern though, and had all mod cons compared with where we first ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberbargoed by lakeside_66

Childhood Memories

I also have wonderful childhood memories of Aberbargoed. My parents lived in Bristol, and I used to stay with my grandparents in Pant Street. My grandfather, Bob Roberts, was the caretaker of the Dug out in Pant Street, and I had a lot of lovely friends. Edna Williams, Gordon and Gwyneth and Jean Adams, whose ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberbargoed by Pa Morgan

Lovely Memories

I was born on Bedwellty Road, I went to the secondary modern school. My memories are of going whimberry picking on the Graig and walking on a Sunday to my gran's - she lived in Church St. I spent many happy evenings at the dance in the church hall, bopping the night away. The house I was born in is no longer there, ...Read full memory