Penygraig, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Grandfather

Evans the grocer previously mentioned was my grandfather, William Henry Evans who had a grocery shop at 50 Mikado St Penygraig. He delivered groceries all over Penygraig with the horse and cart. I can remember in the late 50's riding on the cart with him. He had several horses over the years but the one I remember was "Dandy" ...Read full memory

A memory of Penygraig by bobnsian

Childhood In Penygraig

I was born at Llwynypia Hospital on June 10th 1947, lived at 6 Bishop Street, Penygraig, went to school at Penygraig Infants in 1950 and Hendrecafn Juniors, Tai Juniors, Craig-yr-eos Juniors and Seniors. Bishop Street is right opposite Craig-yr-eos School so I didn't have far to go, and always went home for lunch. ...Read full memory

Can Anyone Remember Penycraig In 1940 ?

Searching for a Nantymoel soldier of the 8th Btn Sherwood Foresters who fought the Germans in Norway in April 1940 as part of the ill-fated Norwegian campaign of the "Sickleforce" /148th Infantry Brigade (Territorials). I just found in Swedish Archives that a Pte Clifford Nicholas of 28 Wyndham Str. ...Read full memory

A memory of Penygraig by S N Johansen