My husband Alan went to Brongest to work in the woods cutting timber out of Rhyd Lewis. Having lived in Yorkshire and never been to Wales it was quite an eye opener. On arrival he was picked up by Mr Jones, the butcher, who took him home and gave him breakfast before taking him to lodgings with a Mrs Jones who had a ...Read full memory
My great uncle Daniel Davies, son of Elizabeth and John Davies lived and died in Brongest. Daniel's wife was Hettie (Esther). They had three children-L G Davies, Elizabeth Davies, Daniel Owen Davies. Daniel I believe served in the Royal Horse Artillery during 19/14. He died and was buried in ...Read full memory
My memory of living in Brongest, I lived on farm called Blaenarthen, my most memory living there was hot summers we used to have, and hay making, when everyone would help with getting the hay in. I also had grandparents living on farm near by at Pengelli Brongest, it was great having grandparents living by. I used go ...Read full memory
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