Caerau, Caerau Road c.1955

Caerau, Caerau Road c.1955

Neg. C387010

Memories of Caerau

Childhood In The 1950s In Caerau

I was born at 87 Victoria Street in 1945. My father was a miner and worked all his life in Caerau colliery. My mother came from London with her brothers and sisters, they were evacuated to Caerau after their ...Read full memory

A memory of Caerau by Colin Evans

Maesteg Market

I can also remember the market in Maesteg, Saturday mornings, Terry and me used to cycle to the market from 30 George Street in Caerau to fetch faggots and peas. Of course, it was easy going there, all down hill so to speak, ...Read full memory

A memory of Caerau by Colin Cornwell

Joseph Parkinson Baker Confectioner

In Kelly's directory, 1923, it shows a Joseph Parkinson as a confectioner, living at 123 Caerau Road, Caerau. I think this may be my Grandad who previously lived in Swansea where my father and aunt were ...Read full memory

A memory of Caerau

Coinant Collary

Always when my gran (Cath Hatton) was working in the canteen I would go up and have a drink and a piece of cake, and she would shout at me for bringing my friends up. On a couple of occasions a man used to show me a trick by moving ...Read full memory

A memory of Caerau by Paul Hatton

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