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My Brother and I wre evacuated in 1939 and lived at 33 St Ivers Road with Mr and Mrs Francis That treated us with great kindness I wolud love to hear from any relative.
Tel 01793 534211
They had two sons both in the RAF Were
Hi Gillian, was that the Fergusions?
igrew up in sir ivors road
i remember maureen and marion and their mother
Its also where Neil Kinnock lived. He had a shiny, red front door! And Julian Hodge a prominent banker
I would like to thank the person who helped connect me to my long lost Cousins Marion and Maureen via this website. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
Patrick Lawlor from Australia.
my grandmother was born at number 14 sir ivors road on 27th june 1911 and the cadwalladar family lived there
Looking for ANY information about Sir Ivors Road mainly the semi detached houses just up from the dentist - The Hollies/Arvon Villa. Does anyone have any history, details of past occupants etc....
Looking for my Cousins Marion and Maureen Lawler (in 1956) who's Father Patrick died on 1st Jan 1956 - The Family and Mother Margaret were living at 35 Sir Ivors Road - email@example.com - many thanks.
This is the street where James Dean Bradfield of the Manic Street Preachers lived.
The monumental inscriptions for the older graves are at Gwent Archives in Ebbw Vale but the register for the 1800's is lost. There is a booklet about the history of the chapel at Gwent Archives.The log book of the school at New Bethel is also at Gwent Archives.
Have you tried the Gwent Archives in Ebbw Vale ? They have lots of local records that you can look at
Does anyone have info on where the chapel records are kept. I'm researching the Parry family that lived near New Bethel Chapel in the 1800s. Thomas Parry born 1796 died 1876 and is buried by the entrance to the Chapel. He was a deacon there. Any information gratefully received.
I am now approaching 84 and wqill always be grateful to this man who also operated on my late wife following an unsuccessful operation by a fellow surgeon, acning at the headquarters of the Magic Circle of which I was a MEMBER,
I am trying to find where David Beddoe was buried. He was born in 1843 and died in 1911. He lived in a cottage near to the Ivor Arms. He was married to Ann Morgan.
Please contact me re Davies/Jenkins Ocherwyth
I am trying to trace davies jenkins family of pontymister ocwyth risca is it true there are sveral buried in this church if so where are the records kept
A lot of my Davies and Jenkins ancestors are buried here. Just wondering if anyone knows where the registers are?
Thanks Reg, Very interesting.
Sir Clement Price Thomas, surgeon to King George vi, is buried at New Bethel Chapel cemetery.
Was taken down in about 1921 and re-erected at Oakdale. Demolished in the last 5 years. Known as TIN TABERNACLES
The church area is now a housing estate! The farm on the left is still there.
is this church still there and if so where by
yes I remember him well Mr Muslewhite, he learned me to swimm in the 50s by throwing me in the pool haha. I went there regularly due to living in Pembrey Gardens.
can anyone remember the year that the swimming baths closed please
I had a pink summer season ticket . Went most days in the summer even though i am not the best swimmer ?? dont know what happened there loved it though lots of lovely memories
Spent a lot of good days at the baths with Mr Musslewhite watching on.
(ex woodland road now Australia)
My uncle, Clive Read, was a lifeguard there many years ago. My parents met and fell in love at Pont Baths and I spent many happy (sunny and rainy) Summer days there. Legendary place.
what times we had in the 60's 70's
I was born just up the road from there at no 14 woodland road
What memories spent many a warm summers evening straight after school in here. Remember Mr Musslewhite he kept us all in order
My Father-in-law Bill Porter did guard duty here during the war. There were no guns available so he was given a broom handle. "Halt who goes there " he said several times on hearing footsteps in the darkness. As the person approached he stuck the broom handle in his bulging midriff. It was Dr. Evans, who replied "Get out the way you silly fool"
My grandfathers house is just across the road, prob where the photographer is standing
Thanks for answering my question
These falls are close to where the weir is now located, behind the petrol station and Ford garage, at the end of Tram Rd. At the top of the banking is the old railway line. This banking was removed when the railway line was removed, so these falls are close to where the footbridge is now located
I was born and grew up in Newbridge but I cant remember The Falls. Where in Pont was it? Pont. was
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