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

John And Alice Griffiths

In 1911 Census my relative John Jerman Griffiths ( a Stone Mason ) and wife Alice Gwenllian (nee Evans) lived at 50 Glancynon Street, Abercynon with Alice's sister ...Read full memory

Visiting Abercynon As 8 Yr Old

I remember visiting Abercynon as a small child. Taken there by my mother to the house of Uncle Benjamin Jones. Having just turned 70 and lived in New Zealand for ...Read full memory

A memory of Abercynon by Taffy Davies