Happy Days - a Memory of Markham.
My name was Moira Davies and I lived at number 6 Bryn Crescent , I went to Markham Mixed School until 1957 when I was 15, Miss Jones was the teacher of the babies class , I remember Mrs Powell and Duncan Pembry and also Mr Morgan who taught the boys . My best friend was Wendy ,I can't remember her last name but she lived at the top of Argoed , she had a sister Christine .
There was a lot of us in school Josephine Morgan , Valerie Parks ,Lynn Davies Michael Edwards ,Riley Gray to name just a few .
My Father and Brother worked in the Pit at Markham my father for51 years and my Brother 30 years
We had a carnival in Markham I think it was 1952 or 1953 I should remember I had the honour of being chose as a court lady Stephen Rose that lived next door to me was a page boy.
I got Married in the Methodist Chapel in Markham it was like two house knocked together in the middle of the street . Betty Nash was the suprintendant of the Chapel and she also worked at the Co op
. I left South Wales in 1976 when my Husband and I and our three children emigrated to South Africa .
where we are still living now in 2017 .
If anyone reads this and remembers me I would love to be in touch , my married name is Elms
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