Memories of Caerau
Does anyone know of the family of Mary Walters, died late 1930s. Her children were: John Walters, Christmas Walters, Gwenllian (Gwendoline) Walters and Charlie Walters. Gwenllian was my grand-mother and she lived with my mother, Ivy in Dunraven Place (The Monkey), Mary also had 2 children from her second marriage to Francis Augustus; these were Augustus and Elwa.
My father Emlyn was born in October 1899 in Solva, Pembrookshire. I'm not too sure when they moved to Caerau, but I was the 4th (born 1929) of 5 (4 of whom are still living) children who were all born in Carmen Street, Caerau, to Elsie who was my mother. We moved to Abingdon in 1932, where I still live. My first memory of ...Read full memory
My Grandad Jones purchased 141 Caerau Rd from 2 ladies following WWII - it cost him a grand total of 450pounds. The ladies stayed on and rented a back room for a while before Grandad had his father Oliver, his father's mistress Martha and his brother Glyndwr move in. It was a reasonably large house compared to that which he'd ...Read full memory
I'm Glynne Lewis. I was born in Co. Durham but the Lewis family lived at 26, Gelli St. for many years. We visited the family during the 1950s and 60s although several of the sisters had moved to other parts of the UK by then. My father, Stanley Lewis, was born in no. 26 in 1916 and went to school in Caerau before attending ...Read full memory