My grandmother ran a pub called the Machen Forge in Blackweir and my mother has told me about when she was a young girl growing up there. The canel ran along the side of the pub. I would love to know if there are any photos of it.
I'm starting to track my father's family history. I believe an aunt and uncle of mine lived at the rear of the Machen Forge. My father's family lived in Blackweir and several were employed on the Glamorganshire canal as lock keepers and weighbridge operators.
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