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.

No 7 6th Row

I remember visiting my Uncle Martin who lived in this house that my Gran Hannah and Robert Scanlon formerly lived in, they had 10 children, although they were not all in the house at the same time, things must have been pretty tight. Two bedrooms upstairs, main room, with a fire etc for cooking and my grandparents room ...Read full memory

I Was Born In The Rookery

I was born in Ebbw Vale in 1953, my family name is Price. I remember being on holiday at my grandfather's and grandmother's house - it was called The Slate House in New Town, I believe. My grandfather's nickname was Dinkey; he was a blacksmith at the marine pit where my father worked and 3 of his brothers. We ...Read full memory

A memory of Ebbw Vale by Robert Price

The Arch

I used to live just around the corner from where this photo was taken in a place called The Crescent. Next door lived Stan Bowen on one side and Billy Comer (the fruit shop owner) on the other. Tommy Lloyd and Mr Rosser (can't remember his first name) both butchers in Ebbw Vale also lived in the same street. My art teacher from ...Read full memory

A memory of Ebbw Vale by David Isaac