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 Abergarw. 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 Abergarw, 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 Abergarw

Historic Maps of Abergarw and the local area.

Old map of Abergarw in 1897
Map of Abergarw in 1897
Old map of Abergarw in 1897
Old map of Abergarw in 1922
Map of Abergarw in 1922
Old map of Abergarw in 1922
Old map of Abergarw in 1947
Map of Abergarw in 1947
Old map of Abergarw in 1947
Old map of Abergarw in 1897

More maps coming!

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

Sheet Maps of Abergarw

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

I lived in the hostels from 1956 to 1965, firstly in 5 Ty Draw Square (around the back of the nursery school), and later in 17 Heol-y-Ynys, right next to the square (where we played football, cricket and kick the tin). As well as the shops owned by the Fords, Priddles and the chip shop, I remember the jazz band (Mr Heggety?), and the carnivals. The carnivals often drove through the hostels and ended up near the ...see more
My name is David Strutt and I moved with my parents to 5 Heol yr Ynys when I was only 6 months old, in 1941, having been bombed out in London. I have often wondered what happened to folk that lived there. We seemed to know lots of people. I remember Jimmy Sadd, Billy Ward who lived at Riverside, Mervyn Priddle, Mary Glasson who married Bob Ford (they had the grocer's shop), Joan Goodman, Cedric ...see more

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