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.

Photographers Shop In Pen Y Craig

My father, who is still alive, was born in Trealaw in 1917. He remembers the miner's strike and his father digging into the slag heaps to get coal. He remembers going to the soup kitchen and the strikers ...Read full memory

A memory of Penygraig by Phil Razey

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 ...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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Penygraig by S N Johansen