Aberbargoed, c.1960

Photo ref: A296007

Memories of Aberbargoed


i went to aberbargoed secondary modern school with a few of the names mentioned by gareth williams i was in the same class as kieth davies ,tony gallent ,dai davies,lindon gingell,i remember going to school walking underneath the conveyer belt and the buckets that used to go over carrying the coal (...Read full memory)

I was born on Bedwellty Road, I went to the secondary modern school. My memories are of going whimberry picking on the Graig and walking on a Sunday to my gran's - she lived in Church St. I spent many happy evenings at the dance in the church hall, bopping the night away. The house I was born in is no longer there, (...Read full memory)

I lived in Aberbargoed from 1956 until I got married in 1980. I loved the youth club on Pant Street. Started going when I was 12. We had some great dances there which usually ended up in a massive fight! I often wonder what happened to some of the people I went to school with. I can remember the buckets going (...Read full memory)

My parents (Eirwen & Haydn Williams) moved to Aberbargoed from Gilfach to take over the newsagents in 1967 next to the New Duffryn pub when I was 11. Being a Bargoed lad I was very apprehensive about moving over to "the other side" and we lived above the shop for many years. When we moved in the September I (...Read full memory)

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