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

Can Anyone Remember

Can anyone remember Peglers Stores or Evans the grocer - with his horse and cart?

A memory of Penygraig by Brian Brown

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 walking to London and coming back disheartened. His best friend was killed down the pit the first week ...Read full memory

A memory of Penygraig by Phil Razey