Llanhilleth, Gwent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Nathan Hughes

Does anyone have any information about a Nathan Hughes who married someone called Jane Evans? I understand that he was from this area. He had a son named David Charles Hughes who was born in 1832. I am trying to track some ...Read full memory


I was born in my aunt's [Ciss Smith] house in Caefelin Street, Llanhilleth, during late 1944, early in the morning.  At the same time a girl named Angela [Simpkins] was born in the house opposite at the same time.  My ...Read full memory

Staying In Trinant

I am 46 and my nan lived in Trinant. Me and my sister used to visit her throughout the year but every summer for 2 week we stayed with her in her flat. We had working parents and to have a stay-at-home adult was bliss. ...Read full memory