1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Working As A Conductor

I remember in 1960 working as a conductor on the 'Western Welsh. My driver was Dai Williams, and my uncle, Danny Evans, was a driver, along with Ernie Sharrott. We had the best Solo card school in town, and I can say now at the age of 69, it was the best, happiest job, in my whole life. I live in Bristol now, but as ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgend by Terry Evans

Going Home For Lunch

I am on this photo. I am one of the three girls in Grammar School uniform. The time on the clock, I believe, is 12.40 so we must have been going home for lunch. Not many people used to go home for lunch but we used to walk together. Hazel Jones (in the middle of the group) was about to cross the road to go over the old ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgend by Marilyn Jones

The Good Old Days

I remember as a child going to Litchard school, it was a good school, it even had a swimming pool. I had some good friends and I always remember going to the shops for sweets, loads of shops there then. I lived in Litchard Park. I remember them building Wildmill, it was a nice place, state of the art whatever happened? We ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgend by Gary Hankins