Llwynypia, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Proud To Live In Llwynypia

I was born in 1963 in Glyncornel Hospital, LLwynypia to Gwyn and Christine Jones. My parents set up home in what was called apartments in Treherbert until I was 3 then we moved to Brynivor, Llwynypia to look after my gran who was ill. I remember going to Ynyscynon Nursery where I met friends, some of which I have ...Read full memory

A memory of Llwynypia by janetholmes39

My Memoires

Dear readers, My name's Steve Hopkins and I was born in Llwynypia hospital in late 1957. My mother's a Liverpudlian evacuated during wartime to Malpas in Cheshire and my father’s from Rhydfelin near Pontypridd. I was readmitted to the hospital when I had tonsillitis at the tender age of three. I remember my parents bringing ...Read full memory

Llwynypia General

I lived with my parents in two rooms in a house on Church Street near Partridge Square.  I had a small mongrel dog called Spot who used to go down to the bus shelter and wait for the bus to Porth, get on it and ride to Porth and back.  My father was a miner and my mother worked in Llwynypia hospital and was there ...Read full memory

A memory of Llwynypia