Abergarw, Mid Glamorgan

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Abergarw, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

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.

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 (...Read full memory)

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 (...Read full memory)