Monmouth, Monnow Mill 1914

Memories of Monmouth


My Grandfather owned a butchers shop in Agincourt Square around this time and I wonder if that is him stood outside with the long apron on. My father was also born there in 1913. The surname was Davies

My dad Albert Joseph Harris and mum Brenda Mary used the mill as a machine shop, manufacturing small parts for Morris, Frances Barnett, Triumph, Norton and others. We lived in Redbrook in the now guest house on the corner of Coleford Hill and the A466, the house's name was/is Inglewood, the date above is aproximate. (...Read full memory)

My husband Stan went to Hendre, it is now a golf course. He told us he went to school in a mansion house owned by Rolls Royce family. Fab grounds etc. My son William took us to see it. Stan went there because he would not go to school. Going from Caerau to there would have been a culture shock.

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