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This Anglican church was built at a cost of £3,000 in the early 1860s. Sir George Elliott, who funded most of the cost, held a sumptuous banquet to mark its opening. Its attractive Victorian design provided plenty of room for the growing congregation of a developing town.

Memories of Aberaman, St Margaret's Church c1964

I read the memories of Aberaman and Miss Venables with great interest and a bit of a tear in my eye. My grandparents emigrated from Aberdare, New Tredegar area in 1912, two weeks after the Titanic went down. The fares were cheap. I grew up in the 1950's in Welland, Ontario Canada next door to my dear Granma, Alice Stallard Venables. My grandfather, Albert Venables, of Aberdare, died a few weeks after my birth ...see more

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