my name is selwyn i lved in bargoed all my life and know live in blackpool i lived in heolddu grove no 34 i would like to here from any one from 1950 on wards my last name is gardiner my farther was called harold and worket in bargoed pit
Hi All, trying to find detais of a glove factory in/around Caerphilly circa 1945. Anyone know where it was and if possible are there any company records left and where they are likely to be?
Does anyone have any memories of the Lapping family from Bargoed?
I loved reading the comments about my home town of Bargoed and reading peoples comments and memories.
Just came back to the site after a couple of years. Great to see the old photos and people's comments. I lived at 12 Woodland Road, Pontlanfraith, until I was 15 in 1964.
Does anyone rember the Bevan family who ran the Pantyresk in the late fifties
My Grandparents Samuel Robbins and wife Louisa brought up a large family at 4 Railway Terrace,my father Windsor was the youngest b 1909would like to obtain old photos of that street.My late brother Brian was born in that house alsocan you help. regards Michael
I lived in Bargoed as a child as my Dad was a miner in the local pit. We lived with my uncle, Michael Walsh, who had a large field and kept goats. He died as a result of anthrax sometime in the 1950s. Does anyone know anything of him or any of his family? I believe his wife's name was Amy.
Can you believe that there is now a very real risk that Lady Llanover's lovely little Welsh Church (Currently used by the congregation of St. Luke's Church in Wales) will be closed in January 2012? Doesn't it feel like another part of our heritage is being sidelined yet again?
Being an ex pont boy it was great to see the old pics. Thanks for the memories its been a long time since i've seen some of those pictures. ( 20 Woodand Road)
If anyone has any photos of West-End school from about 1962 to around 1969 and can send them to me via e.mail it would be soooooooooooooo appreciated. Ta.
The person looking for copies of the Argus, you could try Bargoed library,they have a very good family history records or the archives down in Cwmbran they have loads of loads info down there.
I dare you all to not remember Skippy, he was the most regular pupil at Cwmcarn for many years, yes I talk of Skippy the Dog from the top of Llanfach, do credit to him he did more sentence in Cwmcarn than the rest of us did, most of us younger ones actually thought he was Ian Cockers dog..... comments
Does anyone know about William Henry Sweete who was born around 1926 and lived in Bargoed? He was in the RAF during the war and in 1954 was living in Bournemouth. If you do know of him, could you please e-mail me. Thanks.
Does anyone know of the whereabouts of DEMYL CHAPEL Newbridge? My grandparents were married there in 1905. Are there any surviving records of the chapel?
Trying to find details of Richard Thomas Sharp, b. 1898 Warwickshire, moved to Blackwood around 1960.
Can any one assist with details of
Herbert Joseph Lewis in Abercarn Tin Plate works cicrca 1929?
John Lewis of Fron Haul nr Newbridge abt 1929.
Florence Paxford nee Lewis of Abercarn Mineral water works abt 1907
John Powell Lockkepper in abt 1911?
I would like to thank John for the pic on 'Abercarn 2' page of West End school 1951 - 52
Thanks very much
Thank you Mike of Motortec in Pontllanfraith for the pics he emailed to me, they are up on the site, see if you recognise anyone, if so, leave a message.
Apparently this was THE paper to have in the early 1900s. Do you know if any copies remain arcived anywhere? Trying to trace anything about family in the area.
i am trying to trace my family history and i belive my grandfather could have been born here in Bargoed. this is on a copy of his borth cirtificate but i am unable to confirm this. his name was william richard harte born 9 audg1919.his father i believe was called Michael and he also had a brother with the same name. would be greatful for any help, even if it you can put me in the right direction.thank you Mariea Harte
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