Mountain Ash, The Station 1953
Memories of Mountain Ash
We moved to Mount 1962, I started school at Darran Las Infant School. Then moved on to the Comprehensive. How big it looked and the kids where so grown up. The grounds where just beautiful and the old house was incredible. The rooms where so filled with atmosphere. My imagination went wild. Staying behind use to scare (...Read full memory)
Does anyone remember a Doctor Joy McGregor? I think her practice was in Mountain Ash, she is my cousin once removed. Is she still alive? My grandfather Fred Elms was born in Llanwonno; are there any Elms' still in the area?
The water was not just cold, but freezing! A few of us always wanted to go for a swim before school (very brave of us) but we never did. I never went off the stages, they were too high for me. Living in Cefnpennar we spent most of the time swimming in the warm reservoir even in the winter. Did you see the photo I put in the Cynon Valley Leader? Most of the time we swam in the buff.
I remember the swimming baths very well. My name is Peter Weeks and I used to live on Llanwoanno Road. I swam at this baths at every opportunity during the summer. I used to dive from the diving board on the right hand side as you look at the picture, coming up at the steps in middle of the pool. (...Read full memory)