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.

Working In Wollies

Whilst still at school I had a job on Saturday's at Woolworths, earning 16s11d for working 9am to 6pm. We had to serve the customers,(no checkouts then). My first day was on the fruit and veg counter and had to learn to ...Read full memory

My Courting Days

I lived in Mountain Ash and my husband to be lived in Cardiff, we both used to travel on the bus to Pontypridd to meet up. From there we would walk up to the monument for a kiss and a cuddle. We spent many happy hours up here ...Read full memory

A memory of Pontypridd by Joy Lewis

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