Aberbargoed, Mid Glamorgan

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Aberbargoed, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Aberbargoed

Historic Maps of Aberbargoed and the local area.

I was born in William St, Fleur-de-Lys in 1950. My mother Mavis Mason and father Ivor Jones were both from Commercial Street Aberbargoed. Dad started work in Bargoed Colliery in 1936, after leaving Lewis school Pengam, where his father William Henry Jones and one of his bothers Emlyn (later group manager for NCB) had also (...Read full memory)

My family moved in to their new prefab in 1946when i was 5. I lived in no 5 James Street there.In 1947 i remember the very bad winter when we saw roofs of some of the prefabs being blown off, aand the snow was so thick.The prefabs were so modern though, and had all mod cons compared with where we first (...Read full memory)