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Memories of Penarth, Christchurch, Stanwell Road 1947

My husband was born in Albert Road, Penarth 1943 and used to speak of loads of old tanks left to rot away in fields. Also some sort of tunnel that was later blocked off. He left there for the Midlands when he was 7 years old and had learned to count to 10 in Welsh. He came to the Black Country and could hardly understand a word of what people said.

I have put 1950 because I don't know when the flats were built by the Baptist church. The house that was pulled down for the flats I am told my great grandfather Joshua Morris built. He also is supposed to have built the Cefn Mably hotel on the junction of Redlands Road. Joshua came from Eglwyswrw to build (...Read full memory)

The land that the flats are built on, next to the church there was once a house that Joshua Morris built.

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