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.

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. William Gifford's address in the 1911 census was, 3, Rhys Street, Trealaw. His wife's name was Rhoda ...Read full memory

A memory of Trealaw by Ken Evans

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 sister Cilla. I lived in no 3 Charles Street across the road, fond memorys for me.

Stopping Off At The Shop On The Way Home

I remember home time came my father would be waiting for me by the gates I pelt.doen the steps howni didn't break my neck ill never know he'd grab my hand and.wrnwould walk down the road past sunshine.corner and stop in a shop my dad.cslled it.ankses I wad allowed.a.quarter of sweets normally ...Read full memory

A memory of Trealaw by demonwheels44