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.

The Y Graig Junior School Bargoed

I attended the Y Graig Junior School that was in Llancayo Street in Bargoed from September 1976 to July 1980. The head master at that time was Mr Borrot. I started off in Mrs Williams class and I can still remember the pupils in my class! I can also still remember Mr Nicholas, Mr Tim Jones, Mr Ashton, Mrs ...Read full memory

A memory of Bargoed by Andrew Dexter

The Cameo Cinema Bargoed

I grew up in the Bargoed area, in Cardiff Road to be precise! It was Gladestone Villa which is now known as the Parc Hotel or Reds. My parents were divorced and my mam and I lived with my grandparents there. Every Saturday my father used to come to see me and take me out to places, one of them was the Cameo Cinema at ...Read full memory

A memory of Bargoed by Andrew Dexter

A Child Was Born In Bargoed

Born on the 15th April 1950 in my grandparents front room in Bristol Terrace I didn't realize until now what we had in those " good old days". I am a self made millionaire but I would trade all what I have now for those wonderful days of living in the Rhymney valley . Memories you ask for and here are just some of ...Read full memory

A memory of Bargoed by rthomas