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

National Oil Refinery

I started work at the laboratory in the Llandarcy Oil Refinery in 1942 for the great weekly wage of one pound, one shilling and ninepence, when I was 16. Mostly women worked in the lab but once the war was over the company only employed men. They did keep the women already employed there. The village of Llandarcy was ...Read full memory

A memory of Llandarcy

A Village Boy

I was born and raised in Llandarcy, where as for all the people whom lived there was a safe and friendly environment. I now live and work in Thailand as a teacher, but I still have found memories of my beloved Llandarcy. School holidays: When we used to camp-out on the mountains. Winter: When sometimes the snow was over two ...Read full memory

A memory of Llandarcy by Keith Evans

Police Station Coed Ffranc Road

My grandfather Ernest Andrews was the Police Sergent at Llandarcy Police Station during the 1920s which was situated in Coed-Ffranc Road. My Uncle Bob (Robert) was born there in 1921 but sadly died in early 1940 after being shot down in his aeroplane. My mother was born in 1929 in the police station. Sadly ...Read full memory

A memory of Llandarcy by Tony Russell