Pencoed, Mid Glamorgan
Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Pencoed, 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.
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Born in lletai avenue, the street our playground, bottle of water and jam sandwiches were our picnic to take up to Penylan mountain in school holidays. No watches but we always seemed to know when to come home, out all day but parents not worried. Because we were safe! Bonfire behind Trinity vestry (no health and (...Read full memory)
I remember the Monument as we used to call this area (not the Square) very well. We used to catch the bus to Ogmore Grammar School as it then was, at the small car parking area to the right of the pub in the picture. The white shop to the left of the pub was Mr Workman the butchers shop and you can see him in his (...Read full memory)