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Lets start by someone sending a good Ynysboeth photo jeff

My great grandfather Evan Griffiths lived at 54 Kennard Street, Ynysboeth. He died on March 26th 1905 aged 47 years and is buried in Mountain Ash Cemetry. He was married to Elizabeth Griffiths who emigrated to Australia about 1915 with her family. She died 26 October 1944 in Sydney. Their children were John, Mary, Thomas (...Read full memory)

I am looking for photographs of the Ynysboeth hotel and Avondale street before the Bryncynon club was built Are there any out there ? Age is not important Please email ynysboeth@gmail.com

Number 69 almost opposite number 68 Mr.and Mrs.Mason's house. Number 69....Mr.and Mrs.Isaac children if any, not known. Number 71....Mr.and Mrs.Jones. children son Lewis,daughter Kitty Number 73....Mr.and Mrs.Webber.children Renie daughter,sons Brian and Jackie (...Read full memory)

In 1946 The occupiers of Avondale Street from 68 to 102 numbers were as follows 68 Avondale Street,adjacent to Battenberg Street were Mr. and Mrs Mason who had three children namely,daughter June the eldest,sons Gordon,and Mansel. No.70....Mr. and Mrs.Evans.Kenneth and Gerald No.72....Mr.and (...Read full memory)

My cousin Edna and her husband Walter, lived in 53 Avondale.

Year 1955, who can name all the family occupants from number 1 to 102 Avondale Street? at # 1 Rosser       2 Dyer       3  Courtney       4  Davies       5 Thomas       6   Fields       7   Smith        8  Owen       9   Evans       10  Jones       11  Caple       12  Bowen       13  Parfit       14  Thorn    (...Read full memory)

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Slogger, as you call him, was my father Gwilym Jones. His shop was at 86, Avondale Street, Ynysboeth. Back in his younger days, before I was born, he was a professional boxer and fought mostly in London. He had a shop at that address before the second world war and closed it down in 1939 when he signed on (...Read full memory)

I was born at 86 Avondale Street, Ynysboeth, and my memories of growing up in this close knit community are very vivid indeed. The land, prior to the construction of AB metal products and the carpet factory, was meadow pasture farmland used for grazing cattle, owned by (...Read full memory)