Old Maps of Abergorlech

Historic Maps of Abergorlech and the local area.

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

Memories of Abergorlech

Read and share your memories of Abergorlech itself or of a particular photo of Abergorlech.

I moved with my parents, Ron and Edith Burnett, to Abergorlech in 1952 when I was 10 years old. My father worked for the Forestry Commission, and we lived in the Forestry House about a mile west of the village. In those days it was called Dysgwylfa. I went to school at the two room primary school, Mr. Phillips was my (...Read full memory)

My parents, Joan & Roger Graham, bought the Black Lion pub in 1963/4? and concentrated on building the business up and making it a large part of village life. With the full co-operation and hard work of my parents and the villagers, Abergorlech won the 'Best Kept Village in Wales' from 1964-1966. I have a photo of them (...Read full memory)