Memories of Caerau

Caerau...Nantyfyllon My Grandmother Annie Amos/ Townley married William Winn Bateson and we are trying to trace his family for the family you have any knowledge of him? When they married he was living in Station Road, Nantyfyllon and moved to Caerau. My Grandmother eventually married Will Evans and they are buried in Maesteg.

My Grandad Jones purchased 141 Caerau Rd from 2 ladies following WWII - it cost him a grand total of 450pounds. The ladies stayed on and rented a back room for a while before Grandad had his father Oliver, his father's mistress Martha and his brother Glyndwr move in. It was a reasonably large house compared to that which (...Read full memory)

My dad worked in the colleries so come Christmas we went to a party at Caerau Library,you had good presents. There were church revivals there also, you had a good sing. There was a lot going on, my husband Stan went dancing and boxing there, it was quite a busy place, so big.

I well remember Bryn Gearge ,when we were younger he lived across the back lane from our house. He raced pigeons and often we had to go and look for my father at dinner time as he would be talking to Bryn about pigeon racing.

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