Capten the Pit Pony: a children’s story   

‘Capten’s  the cob with the white star on his forehead’, said Morgan. ‘He’s Bryn’s horse.’ Morgan’s older brother, Bryn, was a haulier in the pit. It was his job to lead the horse, hitch him up to a dram full of coal or timber, and bring him back and forth all day.

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Pontycymer Child’s Fall

On Thursday of last week little Willie Clifford Hawkins, aged five,son of Mr. and Mrs. D.J. Hawkins, Oxford St, Pontycymmer, met with serious accident. Whilst playing on the side of the hill which lies between Thornton Crescent and the Public Baths, Pantygog, the little fellow rolled down the banking and into the river, the fall…

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2014 A.G.M. News

2/7/2014 saw the 6th A.G.M. of our society, and as our membersare often asked what we do apart from collect old photos and memorabilia, here is a summary of the year’s more interesting events and projects we were involved with.

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