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.

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 ...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 ...Read full memory

Victoria Street, Pontycymer.

I was born in Victoria Street (no;146) my father was a "Garw" boy his name was Alan Fudge and married my mum Hilary around 1960-62, we lived in Victoria st, until ...Read full memory

A memory of Pontycymer by Alison Wyatt