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Ebbw Vale, Gwent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Pontygof Boys School

My family lived in Post Office Row, Newtown, until 1939 then we left to travel to Derbyshire to find work. I was 14 years old. I started work at Langwith Colliery. Until the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ebbw Vale by Idris Bowen

The Birth Of My Welsh Pride

My memories as a son of a daughter of the valleys are: Rugby allowed in for free a half time Trains, lying in bed hearing the clang of the wagons moving coal and ...Read full memory

A memory of Ebbw Vale by Bob Morgan

I Was Born In The Rookery

I was born in Ebbw Vale in 1953, my family name is Price. I remember being on holiday at my grandfather's and grandmother's house - it was called The Slate House in New ...Read full memory

A memory of Ebbw Vale