Aberdare, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Walks In Aberdare Park

I remember Aberdare Park. When our daughter was a baby my husband Ian and I use to walk round the park pushing the pram on a Sunday afternoon. In the 1950s that was the venue for walks with my parents, also on a Sunday afternoon. My father use to take me out on the boating lake. Fond memories. I left Gladstone Street, ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberdare

Days Of Grandeur

What can I say about the Boot Hotel? This hotel and the Black Lion Hotel were the best hotels in the area. You would not be served in The Boot without a tie on. The one time I went there on a Saturday night I can remember the landlord there, quite a nice old chap, getting abuse from some yobs. I intervened and ended up on ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberdare by Michael Smith

Family Business

My families old place shame 2 c it so run dwn was bouncing wen we had it

A memory of Aberdare by lostmyedd2