Memories of Bridgend

My House In 'The Saints'

I have lived in a part of Bridgend called The Saints since April 3rd 2013 with my two small children. It wasn't until the middle of May I noticed we were not alone in the house, the house has spirits. Believe it or not I am Psychic. I have see many spirits in my home and some are earth bound. My son who has Autism ...Read full memory

Fond Memories Of Bridgend

My name is Gareth Davis, and I now live in Australia. I fondly remember travelling the No 7 bus to Nantymoel to my home in Bryncethin. My best friend Lewis Lee, who I have now lost touch with and have tried to find, was a bus mechanic with Western Welsh for many years at the Bridgend Bus Station. It was from here ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgend by Gareth Davis

Mid Glamorgan Hospital, Bridgend.

Hello there. I was born in the above hospital in 1943.Does anyone have any photos or memories of the place? Thank you.

A memory of Bridgend

The Old House On The Bridge

I remember the lady who lived in the mediaeaval house to the right of the picture. She had white hair in a bun and a long black skirt. Her garden at the front, which was a strip bordering the pavement, always had a giant sunflower in it each year.

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My Grandmother Jennie

25th January 1932 - the day my grandmother died at Parc Gwyllt Hospital. A very sad story for her family but thank you for posting this photgraph - it does help. Fortunately the world has changed somewhat and also people's attitides to mental health. Living in Australia it was lovely for me to have a place to go with ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgend by Jenny Field

Glanrhyd Hospital

I worked in Glanrhyd (formerly known as Angleton) for 5 years between 1969 and 1974. It was here I met my wife Carol who worked in Penyfai Hospital. In 1974 I transferred to Bridgend General Hospital . Most of the old hospital buildings have sadly gone but the lodge in this picture still remains. The stores where I worked ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgend by David Rule


I remember the Wyndham, boy did we have some good times there. The bar was very dark so we could get away with underage drinking as the staff couldn't see you properly! Friday nights were the best. I had my wedding 'breakfast' there when I married for the 2nd time in 1991 and it was fab. It's a shame things have to change ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgend by Dale Avery

Wyndham Hotel

My first dinner-dance! My boyfriend,Ted, became my husband and remained so until his death 3 years ago.


I certainly remember Stuchbery's and went there once a year for the new school uniform with its felt hat and navy knickers. A great institution. Then I married the son of the owner and we called our second child Robin Stuchbery Turner. Please note correct spelling of this tricky name, I have nineteenth century business cards & ...Read full memory

A memory of Bridgend by Rita Tait

Memories Of Caroline Street

I started work in Masters Men's Outfitters in 1967 straight from school. It was situated at 17-19 Caroline Street. I worked there till October 1969. Next door was Olivers the shoe shop and also in the same row was Stokes Men's Outfitters. This area of Bridgend brings back many happy memories.

A memory of Bridgend by David Rule

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