Penarth, South Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Church In Stanwell Road Opposite The Conservative Club

The land that the flats are built on, next to the church there was once a house that Joshua Morris built.

Being There

I was there that day, standing with the crowd at the pier end. Quite right, the pebbles flew around when I think back on that day..it was quite dangerous, but fun. Always remember that day.

A memory of Penarth by Colin Carpenter

The Hovercraft

I remember being on the beach the day of the hovercraft coming to Penarth. I was there with a couple of my friends, I would have been nearly 16. We were really excited as we watched it approach then suddenly when it came on to ...Read full memory

A memory of Penarth