Bedwas, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

John And Joan Morris

Hi I'm one of those family tree nuts, and I'm trying to find a photo of 41 Church Cottage and 77 Bedwas Church (maybe Church Cottage again). My great great great grandparents Joan and John Morris (he was a carpenter) are listed in the 1851 and 1861 census as living in these places. I'm having trouble find John and Joan's ...Read full memory

A memory of Bedwas by felsing

School Holidays

My grandparents and my mother come from Llanbradach Plasturtwyn Terr; I spent every school holiday and Christmas there. I remember my nan sending me to Snook's shop for a couple slices of ham and putting it on the book to pay Friday. Also, going to see Mr Crow the blacksmith in the old school putting new shoes on the pit ...Read full memory

A memory of Bedwas

Jazz Band

Found some photos of the Novellettes jazz band through the jazz band facebook page that Dave Paget's daughter set up - brilliant some fab memories.

A memory of Bedwas by Annette Murphy