Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, West Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Ty Mawr Farm

Ty Mawr Farm is situated on the breast of the Betws  Mountain overlooking the village of Gwaun Cae Gurwen.  The well known Welsh actress Sian Phillips was born there in 1933.  In the 1950s and 60s it was occupied by the Campbell Family who were related to me on my father's side.  When I was in my ...Read full memory

Wartime Evacuee

I lived with a lovely Welsh family in a cottage, on the road down to the viaduct, I have forgotten the road name. The Gwaun-cae- Gurwen Juniors School was nearby; I attended that school ,my foster sister Esther Mary Davies also went there, a year or two later below my age in classes. What great memories of kind people, ...Read full memory