Memories of Blaenavon

My Family

CAN ANYONE HELP ME IM TRYING TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT A FAMILY CALLED EVANS IVOR AND KATE THEY DAUGHTER CALLED PAM AND SON MERTON THEY LIVED IN THE DINGLE THEN HEATHER COTTAGE IN WAENAVON IVOR WAS KNOWN AS CHINER ALSO A FAMILY CALLED WATKINS SARAH THEY HAD TWO SHOPS A SWEET SHOP AND A HAIR DRESSERS. I WAS TOLD THAT THE ...Read full memory

A memory of Blaenavon by julian222

Great Grandfather Was Born In Blaenavon In 1865

I have been doing research on my family tree and found my greatgrandfather William G. Godfrey, was born 1865 in Blaenavon and lived on 48 King Street, in the 1880's. He was a minor and immigrated to the USA in 1889 with his dad John and mother Sarah. They had a lot of kids. Just wondering if there is still family over there.

A memory of Blaenavon by John Godfrey

The David Family

I have lovely memories of visiting my mothers family in blaenavon in the 70,s has a small child ,my mothers family seemed huge the were the David family it was a lovely place all so friendly ,my mothers family lived at elgam avenue originally ,I know that my grandmother was killed in a bus crash and my grandfather passed ...Read full memory

St Felix School

i was born in 1945 and also went to st felix school

A memory of Blaenavon by Mary Jones

Blaenavon Memories

I was born in 1946 and lived in Blaenavon until 1968. I went to St Felix Catholic School, and then to Park St S.M. I played rugby for Blaenavon Youth, Blaenavon R.F.C. and Forge Side R.F.C. I married Gaynor who was from Abergavenny. We then moved to Cwmbran where we had our two children. I worked for Girlings in ...Read full memory

A memory of Blaenavon by Chris Simms

Trying To Find Out About My Grandad Horace Belcher

My grandad Horace Belcher was born in Blaenavon in 1910, from what I have found he came from a large family, his father's name was John and his mother was Ceiwen. If anybody has any info on the Belchers in Blaenavon please mail me at: sarahvige.cmss@hotmail.co.uk Thanks, any info would be great!

A memory of Blaenavon by Sarah Vige

Jordan's Buses

LOOKING FOR ANYONE WITH MEMORIES OF JORDAN'S BUSES IN THE 1950S, PICS OF THE FLEET WOULD BY MOST WELCOME.

A memory of Blaenavon by Anthony Lloyd

Bellis Cafe

I was born in 5 Lower New Rank, Blaenavon in 1950 and went to the Garn School and left Blaenavon in 1962 for Kent. My dad was born there, Tommy David, does anyone remember us? I used to go to Bellis Cafe at the bottom of town, we though it was real cool.

A memory of Blaenavon by Michael David

Aidas Top Bellis And Bert Belli

Was top Belli's family related to Bert Belli, funny how we called it top Belli's when it was only a few doors from Berts. Did Aida from the Lion St. cafe, and the Belli family all come from Bardi? Has anyone read the poem by Henry Trew, We'll alll go back to Belli's? If anyone has a copy please copy it, I would love to read it. Thanks Mal

A memory of Blaenavon by Maldwyn Lewis

Bellis Cafe

The hot summer of 1976 - I was 16 and studying for my O levels in between minding the shop for my adopted parents Bert and Mary Belli. Our cafe was one of two Belli cafes in the town, but of course I always thought ours was superior and served the best steamed pasties and pies. That summer was also eventful because of the huge ...Read full memory

A memory of Blaenavon by Stephen Belli

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