Aberdare, The Lake c.1955

Memories of Aberdare


What can I say about the Boot Hotel? This hotel and the Black Lion Hotel were the best hotels in the area. You would not be served in The Boot without a tie on. The one time I went there on a Saturday night I can remember the landlord there, quite a nice old chap, getting abuse from some yobs. I intervened and ended up on (...Read full memory)

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)

My late wife and I spent lovely times in Aberdare Park. We both lived in Aberaman, me in the Oaklands Lodge, Cardiff Road, and Margaret in Cynon Street. Every Sunday we would walk up to the park and savour the beauty of the flowers and trees. These were lovely times I will remember all my life.

I used to love going to the indoor market there every weekend shopping for my mum.. I remember also pughs the lingerie shop I think it was . As had to go there to buy my mums underwear for her( I was always so embarrassed as I was only 11 at the time.. lol p.s does anyone remember a Carl kenna on here from penywaun.. would love to get in touch with old friends and schoolmates...

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