Pontycymer, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Welsh School, Bridgend Road

It is great to see a photo of the Welsh School that I attended from 1959 to 1963. (Bottom right hand corner). Miss Winnie Bisset was the Headmistress and I remember her teaching three classes of kids at once. ...Read full memory

A memory of Pontycymer by David Jones

Kathryn Trevelyan Nee Bennett.

I remember the houses opposite St.Theodore's as my cousin Veronica (Non) lived in one and the "Turners" (Pat, Shirley, Roy and others) lived next door. These houses had front doors in Higher Church St, while the ...Read full memory

Post Office

This photograph has changed little I think apart from the demolishing of the public toilets on the right. The wooden notice board on the railings advertised the weekly films featured in the "Mem" and always drew my attention as I ...Read full memory

A memory of Pontycymer by David Jones