Ebbw Vale, Gwent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Recollections Of St Gorran School

I attended in the late 1950's. I understood it to be mainly for children whose parents were abroad. There were 2 teachers - one I cannot remember the name of and the other was Miss KR who always wore ...Read full memory

A memory of Manaccan by Penny Poole

St. Gorran's School

I went to school here at this house, Machan. It was used as a school from the early fifties to the middle sixties. The house itself was built in the art deco style, possibly in the years immediately before the war, or at ...Read full memory

A memory of Manaccan by Peter Wickens


I do not have any memories of Manaccan, but my gt gt grandmother Mary Glasson was living there when she married my gt gt grandfather in 1825. Sadly I have not been able to trace her parents or their origins. Mary died in 1844 from ...Read full memory