Hirwaun, Mid Glamorgan

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Hirwaun, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Hirwaun

Historic Maps of Hirwaun and the local area.

i started work on September 15th 1965 as an oiler and greaser in Hirwaun / Hirwaun Pond, although the station was closed i knew the stationmaster Jack Boulton, he was a great character, happy days! i went on to work in Cardiff and Swansea areas as bases, but later covered the whole country in a different role but still railway based.

The very first name belongs to my great grandfather, John Ashley. Died 27/02/1917 serving his country and is buried Salonika Memorial Cemetry. Formerly married to Edith Ashley, 3 Cottage Lodge, Penderyn Road, Hirwaun.