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.

Childhood Memories

By accident i have just come across this site- shame there are no memories already entered for abercwmboi- As a child I remember looking out of my Grandfathers front door or his bedroom window at the wonderful array of lights coming from the phurnacite plant opposite- also teh smells! In those days (50/60's ) no one ...Read full memory

Abercwmboi Lodge/ Gatehouse? Herbert Hill? Or The Hill Family?

I was wondering if 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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Abercwmboi by Sophie Hill

My Childhood Holidays In Abercwmboi

I was born in 9 Graig Terrace, Abercwmboi at my grandparent's house; Charles William and Elizabeth Mary Davies. My mother was Christabel Viola Davies, (married name Mills). We moved to Penwaun when I was 6 months old, and from 1952 moved to Chute village in Wiltshire. I spent Christmas and many a ...Read full memory