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.

1970 1980

Loved the youth club on Pant Street .  Also the gym with boxing, weights, football, judo etc.   The snooker hall was great and the famous cafe Aserattis Gattis with the pinball, wurlittzer, bottles of coke and the steamed pies.  And the annual Balfour Barry trips.  What a life.

School And Dances

Hi, my memory is from around 1953- 1956. My name is Edna Hardie (Williams) born 1941. I lived in Pant Street, had 3 sisters, Mary 1947, Pam 1944, Connie 1934. I remember the dug-out ( the youth club ) in my street. I remember the buckets of course. I remember the dances in Brithdir and Bargoed. I went to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberbargoed by Edna Hardie

Haydn The Milk

I have fond memories of Haydn Williams having been brought up in Coedymoeth Road and my parents taking Co-op milk. A ride to the end of the road in his van was a treat. I left Aber in 1971 to work at Rolls-Royce in Filton near Bristol and regularly returned to see my mother. On one visit she asked me to "pop down the road ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberbargoed by Brian Jones