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.
I lived in Tairgwaith in the early 1980s. I was married to Richard Carlyle Evans, the son of Richard and Lilian Evans. I was born in Cyprus and married to Richard while he was posted with the Air Force to Cyprus. While we were married for a brief time we had a son, he is now 30 years old and we would like to get information ...Read full memory
This used to be owned by my grandfather.
I used to spend my summer holidays in Brynamman and used to go with my two cousins swimming here. In 1955 I was 13 years old. I remember, even though the day might be very warm, the water was always cold.
This is where the Jones family is buried, Grandad,Grandma and aunts.
I'm doing some research into my Family History and am trying to trace the place my Grandfather was born in 1892. His Name was William Thomas (Willie Tom) Born in June 1892 to Evan Evans & Mary Evans formerly Jones. He was Born at Penybont, Brynamman, Quarter Bach. When I last visited the area no one could tell me ...Read full memory
This is a photo of Aelwyd Amanw, Brynaman. Brynaman was the first place in Wales to have its own building for running a branch of Urdd Gobaith Cymru. Although a branch of Urdd Gobaith Cymru had been established in the village since 1928, the Aelwyd was officially opened on Saturday, May 6th 1939 by Syr Ifan ab Owen Edwards who ...Read full memory
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