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Brynamman, Dyfed
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Revisiting After 66 Years

I was sent by train to Neath (from London during the Blitz) for collection by my grandparents, Richard & Priscilla Phillips. Being only 2 or 3 at the time, I remember the house being to one side of a shop on Mountain Road. I intend to return mid March to revive old memories. I was there for 9 months. Dad (Dewi) ...Read full memory


Spent 4 years in Brynamman as an evacuee. Does anyone remember us? My sister and I stayed with the Pughs in Fairfield house and Thomas' - forgotten address. Would love to hear from anyone. I was then Margaret Grieve. I can remember the lovely school being burnt, the one and only bomb being dropped. Mr and MRS Mountford our ...Read full memory


I remember every summer visting my grandmother and family on my father's side, going up on the mountain and just having fun up there. To me it is a special place and always will be, even now as a grown women still visting family I still have to go to the mountains.

A memory of Brynamman by Heather Jones