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Bargoed, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


My memories of Bargoed are going to the farm now known as the rafa club and shooing the cows across the road from the barns which are where the new police houses are opposite bargoed institute and getting a pint of milk from the farm straight from the stone sill which contained the milk churn cost 3 pence old money one half pence ...Read full memory

A memory of Bargoed by Gareth Sloggett

Gladstone Villa, Bargoed.

I was born in Caerphilly Miners Hospital in August 1969 but I grew up in a property called Gladstone Villa with my mother and my grandparents. The property was a council one and it was split into four flats; we lived above the Thomas's at 1a. Mr Beer lived on the other side and would have his motorbike parked on the ...Read full memory

A memory of Bargoed by Andrew Dexter

Early Days In Bargoed

I was born, in 1945, in the front room of my parent's rented house in Bristol Terrace, Bargoed. Open the front and you were on the pavement!!. We had no central heating, no double glazing, no indoor bathroom (tin bath hanging on a nail outside), no running water and we used the tepid water from the hotwater bottles on ...Read full memory

A memory of Bargoed by Brian Clark