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.


I was born at Yew Tree Cottage Lower Eythorne, opposite the White Horse pub in 1945, and left the village when I was 21. I remember the fresh fish van, the cricket pitch behind the pub in Upper Eythorne, steamrollers, bubbles in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Eythorne by Gordon Eyles

Family History 17thc

Have been looking at my family history and it seems my great grandfather 8 times removed, John Mullett, was born 22.4.1627, married Elizabeth and died in Eythorne in 1701. His son Edward, then moved to the Midlands where ...Read full memory

The Burley Family On Sandwich Road

My great x3 grandparents George and Maria Burley lived on Sandwich Rd in the 1880's and 1890's. Maria (maiden name Andrews) was born in Eythorne in 1837. If anyone has any information about what Eythorne, or specifically Sandwich Rd was like at this sort of time I'd love to hear from you. Elissa