Old Maps of Ebbw Vale

Historic Maps of Ebbw Vale and the local area.

My family lived in Post Office Row, Newtown, until 1939 then we left to travel to Derbyshire to find work. I was 14 years old. I started work at Langwith Colliery. Until the war started I was working on the surface, then ordered to work underground. When the war was on we had the first 1000 bombers forming up over (...Read full memory)

I was born in Ebbw Vale in 1953, my family name is Price. I remember being on holiday at my grandfather's and grandmother's house - it was called The Slate House in New Town, I believe. My grandfather's nickname was Dinkey; he was a blacksmith at the marine pit where my father worked and 3 of his brothers. We (...Read full memory)