Bargoed, Hanbury Road 1951

Memories of Bargoed


Although I was born and raised in Bristol, my dad was born in Bargoed, but not of Welsh parentage as grandparents moved there from Bristol in about 1909. Their 4 youngest children were born there, Dad being the youngest. So, I spent about 2 weeks there during school holidays at my uncle & aunt's house on Park (...Read full memory)

I hope this doesn´t distress anyone - that is not my intention, but does anyone recall the name of the young boy from east view who shot himself ? The reason I ask is, that for many years I lived and played there and hung out with him now and again down Bridge Street, but I never remember his name for the life of (...Read full memory)

I lived at Gilfach Street during the 70s+80s and remember all the fun + games we had. Some of the most happiest days of my life and I met a very good friend Biily Macauliffe from New Tredegar. I wonder where he is these days and would love to hear any details of where I may find him now that I am back livng in Cardiff area. Well Taffs Well to be precise.

I attended the Y Graig Junior School that was in Llancayo Street in Bargoed from September 1976 to July 1980. The head master at that time was Mr Borrot. I started off in Mrs Williams class and I can still remember the pupils in my class! I can also still remember Mr Nicholas, Mr Tim Jones, Mr Ashton, Mrs (...Read full memory)

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