Aberbeeg, Gwent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Webbs Brewery Six Bells Colliery

I grew up in Aberbeeg as Pat Howells. Everyone knew the Howells as my dad, Doug, was one of 8 children. My uncle worked in the brewery for many years and I grew up in Woodland Terrace and had to pass the brewery at the end of the road every day to go to school. I also remember the old stables on the square ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberbeeg by Pat Addison

Webbs Brewery Hanbury Hotel

My husband worked at Webbs brewery from 1953-1956 as chief engineer. We lived at 3 Brewery Terrace (opposite the brewery). We often used the Hanbury Hotel and my husband knew Howard Collins I remember he was a very nice man and his wife also. My husband had an apprentice who lived in Aberbeeg but I can't remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberbeeg by Marina Davis

Kibby Grocers

My Grandfather was Harry Kibby the Stores, Aberbeeg Bakers & Grocers. I remember visiting as a child every Saturday and sweeping the yard, my reward was a bottle of Coca Cola, unknown in those days. I collected my Beano from Lou Poole's shop over the little bridge and got a haircut at Mr Jones the Barber where there was a lttle ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberbeeg by Glyn Davies