Aberdare, Cardiff Street c.1955
Memories of Aberdare, Cardiff Street c1955
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 never again now for the highlight of the night into carpaninnis for home made pie and chips tea and bread and butter 2 shillings and 6 pence sunday night remember the monkey parade where the girls would go anti clock wise around the block and the boys clock wise all hopimg for a date no drinking sunday 6 day licence the only allternative tea in the caffs those were the better days ...Read full memory
Memories of Aberdare
My families old place shame 2 c it so run dwn was bouncing wen we had it
Please can anyone remember the Toogoods that lived in Aberdare, please can you let me know, thank you.
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
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