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Abertillery, Gwent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Hill Street Penybont

I used to visit my grandmother - who lived on the aptly named Hill Street - throughout my childhood. My Gran was Ruth Robbins (nee James) who lived all her life in Hill ...Read full memory

A memory of Abertillery by Monica Wakefield

Lavender Family

My Nan was Elsie Lavender and she lived in Glendwr Street. Elsie was born in 1921 to parents Ethel and Bill (William) Lavender. She had an older sister called Connie who passed ...Read full memory

A memory of Abertillery by Claire Franklin

Landons Newspaper And Toy Shop

A close relative, Charles Passey, was in the police force in Abertillery. He married Doll Landon whose parents kept a shop there and I spent many a happy holiday ...Read full memory

A memory of Abertillery by Noelle Southam