Trealaw, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

First School

I remember starting school there, and also remember the teacher, her name was Miss Martin. Also, we had a nap in the afternoon on a camp bed. The Headmistress was Miss Jenkins. My mother worked in the kitchen - also her ...Read full memory

Gifford Family.

I am researching the family of James Gifford and Selina [Francis], married 1882 in Pontypridd, They had a son, William [Willy], born 1887 in Tonypandy. Their address in the 1911 census was, 55, Brithweunydd Road, Trealaw. ...Read full memory

A memory of Trealaw by Ken Evans

Walking The Dogs

During the 1960's as a youth, I walked my two Great Dane dogs at Garth Park, Trealaw almost every day. The park-keeper in the 60's was called "Jock" a Scotsman with a very broad accent. I also played football every Saturday ...Read full memory