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Blaengwynfi, West Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Vicar Of Blaengwynfi

In the summer of 1966, I (an American) was driving around the UK with a close English friend. In Wales, we found ourselves on a virtually impassable fog-covered road filled with sheep, and drove downhill at 1 mile per hour into the town of Blaengwynfi. Someone directed us to the vicarage, where we were put up by ...Read full memory

A memory of Blaengwynfi by akors

Terrified By White Masses

Hi I was taken to the upper Rhondda valley (Tynewydd) by my mother in 1940 , I was some 9 yrs old. I went to school both primary and secondary (Treherbert boys school). I had lots of cousins. Myself and my cousin walked through the rail tunnel from Blaenrondda to Blaengwynfi to see our uncle. We really got into ...Read full memory

A memory of Blaengwynfi by Ray Paget

Pylon Electrocution

HI PHILLIP DO YOU REMEMBER A BOY CLIMBED A PYLON AND TOUCHED THE LIVE WIRE WAS BURNT LIVED I THINK ABOVE BLAENGWYNFI ON COUNCIL ESTATE WAS RELATIVE OF MY STEPDAD SAM BISHOP OF WYNDHAM OGMORE VALE THIS WAS IN THE 1960,S ISH NONONE TO ASK DETAILS OF NOW REGARDS DAVE WATERFIELD DW012J2561@BLUEYONDER.CO.UK ALL LOWER CASE