Frith photos prompt happy memories of our personal history, so enjoy this trip down memory lane with our old photos, historic maps, local history books, and memories of Abercynon. Refresh & enjoy your personal memories, or find some that family & friends will love as gifts.

It's free to browse our vintage and retro photographs of Abercynon, but if some spark good memories they are available to buy in a wide range of products, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers, customised calendars. Don't miss other visitors' Memories and maybe connect with those who have shared their memories - you may even know the names, or learn more about the locality.

Old Maps of Abercynon

Historic Maps of Abercynon and the local area.

Old map of Abercynon in 1898
Map of Abercynon in 1898
Old map of Abercynon in 1898
Old map of Abercynon in 1923
Map of Abercynon in 1923
Old map of Abercynon in 1923
Old map of Abercynon in 1947
Map of Abercynon in 1947
Old map of Abercynon in 1947
Old map of Abercynon in 1898

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Abercynon from other years.

Sheet Maps of Abercynon

Historic Folded Sheet Maps of Abercynon and the local area, matching current OS Landranger Sheet Maps.

I worked under ground at Abercynon Colliery from 1951 until 1953. I worked on the coal face in the "S" district, a five foot coal seam which was about 100 yards in length and which had a slight gradient. I also worked on the roadway in the "F" district constructing the roadway which followed up with the coal seam. My Buddy who I worked with on the road construction in the"F" district ...see more
I was 3 years old when I was in Melba's Troupe. I was the smallest and Betty (Jones) Lane was the youngest, the only boy was Len Gair. I am still looking for photos of us. I was taken by my mother when I was 4/5 to the Empress, as my father was afternoons in the pit. My sister Phyllis was learning to dance by my mother (who could do any dance) so there was no baysitter for me, ...see more

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