Aberbeeg, Christchurch From Llanhilleth c.1960

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Memories of Aberbeeg


My husband worked at Webbs brewery from 1953-1956 as chief engineer. We lived at 3 Brewery Terrace (opposite the brewery). We often used the Hanbury Hotel and my husband knew Howard Collins I remember he was a very nice man and his wife also. My husband had an apprentice who lived in Aberbeeg but I can't (...Read full memory)

My Grandfather was Harry Kibby the Stores, Aberbeeg Bakers & Grocers. I remember visiting as a child every Saturday and sweeping the yard, my reward was a bottle of Coca Cola, unknown in those days. I collected my Beano from Lou Poole's shop over the little bridge and got a haircut at Mr Jones the Barber where there was a (...Read full memory)

I moved to Aberbeeg with my parents, Ron and Edith Burnett, in1957. We lived there for 5 years. We lived up on the hill across from the church in the Foresters House. Dr. Edwards was our next door neighbour. My years there were relatively happy except for the fact that my brother, Michael, was killed at Six Bells. He was 17 years (...Read full memory)

I lived on Commercial Road, Aberbeeg with my mam, dad, three brothers and sister a stones throw from Aberbeeg School which I attended when Mr Talbot was headmaster. My local chapel was in Glandawr and has been demolished. I belonged to a Christian group there called The Campainers. Our family never went out of Aberbeeg for (...Read full memory)

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