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 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

Ivorites

My gran was born in the Ivorites 1897. Her parents ran it (Bill & Margaret Moore) & later her sister Margaret who married Henry James. Bill Moore was a bare knuckle fighter on the mountain ... illegal! There were 7 children of which my gran was the youngest - her mum died following the birth. Her sister Mgt Ann was the oldest. 2 ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberbeeg by Rita Tait