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Abercynon, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Empress Ballroom, Workmans Hall, Melba Jaynes Troupe

I was 3 years old when I was in Melba's Troupe. I was the smallest and Betty (Jones) Lane was the youngest, the only boy was Len Gair. I am still ...Read full memory

Rememberance Sundays

Many Rememberance Sundays were spend at the Abercynon Clock by members of the Abercynon branch of the Glamorgan Army Cadet Force .

A memory of Abercynon by Dai Boyce

The Mining Industry Abercynon Colliery

I worked under ground at Abercynon Colliery from 1951 until 1953. I worked on the coal face in the "S" district, a five foot coal seam which was about 100 ...Read full memory

A memory of Abercynon by Royden Jones