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.

Down The Valley

I guess this photograph is looking down the valley with the photographer standing near The Square. I can't quite remember the name of the hill (Alexandra Road?) just out of shot on the front left of the photo. It had a pub halfway up on the left, and a doctor's clinic if I recall correctly. Paul

A memory of Pontycymer by Paul John

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

How The Times Have Changed.

I'm still living here today, a few streets have now disappeared, Wood Street and a lot of Bridgend Road as well as some local landmarks like the Ambulance Hall (The rink) ...Read full memory

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