Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Ponty Park

I have fond memories of Dante Fair where I used to meet my old mates and the gorgeous Christine Harris. Every time I listen to 'The Carnival is over' reminds me of her. The 60's in the Park we would swim through a break in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Pontypridd by Byron Baljak

Home

My memory goes back to the time my mother and father lived in Ponti and it was a very happy time. My father passed away in 1956, killed in Bristol and my father asked my mother to marry him in the bandstand in Ponti Park and they had a ...Read full memory

Swimming?

It was approximately 1960 that whilst bathing in the 'pool' as a child of about 3, I held onto the rail at the edge of the 'boardwalk' and became stuck as my legs were pulled underneath where the water poured in (not being strong ...Read full memory

A memory of Pontypridd by Alvine Guard