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Cymmer, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Going To School

I lived in Croeserw in the 1950/60's and walking to Cymmer Afan school and stoping at the shop to buy some sweets/chocolates. On holidays we would come to the station and go to Aberavon or Pontypridd.

A memory of Cymmer by James Bunn

Cymmer Station

This photo brings back many fond memories for me as my grandfather Arthur Stanley Walker, was the foreman on Cymmer station right up to the time it closed in the early years of the 1970's. My uncle, Thomas John Walker was the local shunter. I couldn't wait until the school holidays came around as I always spent them with my ...Read full memory

A memory of Cymmer by David Watkins

Childhood Memories

My dad was born in Cymmer & he lived in Heol y Glyn. My dad's name was Clifford White and my grandparents were Tom & Maud White. I have many happy memories of Cymmer and I remember catching the train to Cymmer from Treorchy & going through the tunnel in Abergwynfi.

A memory of Cymmer by Helen Kitson