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.

Fond Memories

I used to stay in Aberdare back in the 1960's when I was driving long distance trucks.I'm pretty sure that the pub I used to stay in was called"The Eagle"? I remember that the sheep used to be in the High Street most nights after 9pm! I have some fond memories of Aberdare and being taught some Welsh language sentences

A memory of Aberdare by Paul Overton

When Aberdare Really Was Queen Of The Hills

going back too the late 50s too late 60 s aberdare was a thriving place to live there was no need to go to another town to buy anything we had it all here the demize of the town was when the old co.operative shut where whatever you needed you could get from a drawing pin to a tuxedo what ever you can ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberdare by alan

Teenager In The Late 50s

i remember when i was eighteen on a saturday night going out with a pound note beer was 1shilling and one pence a pint the pound would buy eighteen pints 2 pints was my max into the black and the boot [collar and tie] rum and black 2 shillings and 6 pence the rum made me ill last time i tasded rum was 58 years ago ...Read full memory

A memory of Aberdare by alan