Aberdare, Commercial Street c.1965

Memories of Aberdare


going back too the late 50s too late 60 s aberdare was a thriving place to live there was no need to go to another town to buy anything we had it all here the demize of the town was when the old co.operative shut where whatever you needed you could get from a drawing pin to a tuxedo what ever you (...Read full memory)

I remember Aberdare Park. When our daughter was a baby my husband Ian and I use to walk round the park pushing the pram on a Sunday afternoon. In the 1950s that was the venue for walks with my parents, also on a Sunday afternoon. My father use to take me out on the boating lake. Fond memories. I left Gladstone (...Read full memory)

My families old place shame 2 c it so run dwn was bouncing wen we had it

There used to red squirrels in the park. Stan, my husband, went to a children's home nearby, he went boating and they used to have motor bike racing there in August. He is now 68.

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