Abercraf, Powys
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Fullers Mead Childhood

We moved to Fullers Mead in 1953/4 just after I was born, to the house on the right hand side with the lamp post outside (just down from the bus stop) my brother was born in the house in 1955. Dad still lives there, bless him. It was a great place to grow up. Lots of friends to play with and ...Read full memory

The White Horse

I was born in the "White Horse" on 7th October 1937. Mrs Woolard helped in the pub and looked after me when my Mum and Dad were busy. Mrs Woolard and her husband Alf lived on the other side of the Green. There were lots of her relatives in the village and everyone was very friendly. We moved to Hare Street, Great ...Read full memory

Perry Spring

I lived at 106 Perry Spring until 1968. This photo was taken at the bottom of that street, where the steps are. Like Graham Nash I remember Potter Street as a great place to grow up in the 1960's. Shame Brays Grove school has now gone. To add insult to injury they call the new building Stewards. What did Brays Grove do to ...Read full memory