Old Maps of Pontnewynydd

Historic Maps of Pontnewynydd and the local area.

Memories of Pontnewynydd

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My Mum was born in Pontnewyndd in 1911 her mothers name was Gladys Jones. In 1913 my mum was handed over ( or adopted as we would say now ) by James Thomas. I wondered if anyone would have any information that could help me find any relatives. I would be very grateful.

Does anyone remember Llanover Row in Pontnewynydd? I believe the row of cottages were adjacent to Hanbury Road and the Forgehammer Inn. Apparently they were knocked down in the early 1970s and the site is now grass land. My great-grandparents, surname Morgan, lived in No. 2, and I remember a boy named (...Read full memory)