Pontycymer, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Post Office

This photograph has changed little I think apart from the demolishing of the public toilets on the right. The wooden notice board on the railings advertised the weekly films featured in ...Read full memory

A memory of Pontycymer by David Jones

Tymeinor School

I was born and brought up in the Avenue and was a Totterdale before marriage. Do you remember Tymeinor School? I went there from 1959 until it closed in 1966. It was a nice place to ...Read full memory

A memory of Pontycymer by Susan Poole

Richard Street

I was born at 18 Richard Street, Pontycymer. My mother was Mary and my father was Brynley, a coal miner. I went to the Welsh School at Bridgend Road and then to Garw Grammar School. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Pontycymer by David Harris

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