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Memories of Abertillery

After moving from birmingham to abertillery to live with my grandparents in chapel street we lived over the fire station the front of the station being in the street below.My grandfather a miner would give me a penny on Friday on his way home from work I would go around to the street below and next door to the fire station was a (...Read full memory)

I used to visit my grandmother - who lived on the aptly named Hill Street - throughout my childhood. My Gran was Ruth Robbins (nee James) who lived all her life in Hill Street, two of her daughters and their families also lived in the street so my brother and I always had someone to play with. My dad was Archie (...Read full memory)

A close relative, Charles Passey, was in the police force in Abertillery. He married Doll Landon whose parents kept a shop there and I spent many a happy holiday with them in Abertillery in the mid 1930s.  The shop was fascinating to me, a small girl at the time.  Not only was it a tobacconist and (...Read full memory)

If Tony Landon/Passey or someone who knows him is interested he might like to know that he has a half brother and 2 half sisters who would like to hear of him. Please get in touch with noelle.southam@btinternet.com

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