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

Birth

i dont have a clear memory of pontypridd, i was a baby of 14 months, a twin when our mother died giveing birth to a baby, her name was margret olwyn birch,nee owen, we were all put in the childrens homes, and my twin and i was ...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