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 Gileston. 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 Gileston, 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 Gileston

Historic Maps of Gileston and the local area.

Sheet Maps of Gileston

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

Memories of Gileston
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Read and share your memories of Gileston itself or of a particular photo of Gileston.

I remember LLantwit with love, having spent many happy holidays there. I still recall the warm summer days spent playing with the local children and snowy winters, snug in my Nan's house celebrating Christmas with family and friends. In about 1939 My granddad, Henry Darey,was stationed in Llantwit as coastguard. He and my Nan later moved to Barons Close. Whenever I visited I was always made welcome by their friends and ...see more
I was born in Gileston Manor Cottage. My father was chauffeur to the manor residents, Mr and Mrs Clay. I had grandparents living in West Aberthaw and Sea View Farm, Batsleys. We then moved to Glyndwrtthan where I lived until I was married in St Athan methodist chapel which is now Chapel surgery. I am proud that my dad Cyril Harry was the first chairman of the parish council and was presented with the chain of office made ...see more

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