Abercwmboi, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Young Years In Abercwmboi

The first time I saw the photo it brought back very old memorys, because when I got up from bed in the mornings and opened my curtains the first thing I saw was the smoke from the Phurnacite Plant, as we lived in Park View Terrace which was not more than a few hundred yards from the site. The pond in the ...Read full memory

Can Someone Help?

My grandmother had cousins who live in Abercwmboi, and my Uncle Bill Jackson visited there in WW2 and he told me that he had stayed with my grandma's relations -- he was called " Owen's the Post" -- and that is all I know -- can anyone help??? I would love to have contact and did write to "the postmaster" but got no reply. ...Read full memory

A memory of Abercwmboi by wsm250142

Old Detached Lodge/ Gatehouse Abercwmboi

I was wondering of anyone who lives, lived or knows anything about Abercwmboi, would be able to give me some information on the old lodge house/ gate house? It is just before the Fern Hill Estate on the left hand side? I would love any information or memory of it. The age of the house, if it was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Abercwmboi by Sophie Hill