Abercynon, Mid Glamorgan

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Abercynon, 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 Abercynon

Historic Maps of Abercynon and the local area.

Old map of Abercynon in 1898
Map of Abercynon in 1898
Old map of Abercynon in 1898
Old map of Abercynon in 1923
Map of Abercynon in 1923
Old map of Abercynon in 1923
Old map of Abercynon in 1947
Map of Abercynon in 1947
Old map of Abercynon in 1947
Old map of Abercynon in 1898

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Abercynon from other years.

I worked under ground at Abercynon Colliery from 1951 until 1953. I worked on the coal face in the "S" district, a five foot coal seam which was about 100 yards in length and which had a slight gradient. I also worked on the roadway in the "F" district constructing the roadway which followed up (...Read full memory)

I was 3 years old when I was in Melba's Troupe. I was the smallest and Betty (Jones) Lane was the youngest, the only boy was Len Gair. I am still looking for photos of us. I was taken by my mother when I was 4/5 to the Empress, as my father was afternoons in the pit. My sister Phyllis (...Read full memory)