Merthyr Vale, Mid Glamorgan

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Merthyr Vale, 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 Merthyr Vale

Historic Maps of Merthyr Vale and the local area.

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

My grandmother was Evelyn Foster, nee Morris, and her 2 brothers were Tom and Charles. My grandmother moved to England but her brothers stayed in Wales and both lived in Merthyr Vale; Tom in Crescent St and Charles in Taff Street. Charles died in the 60's and as children we often used to go and stay with his (...Read full memory)

I am trying to create the memories that I don't have of my mother Ethel Lewis who was born in 1924 and lived at 58 Mount Pleasant, Merthyr Vale.  I know she attended the primary school which is a couple of minutes' walk away. If anyone has any information or memories of this era I would be really interested.