Cyril “BUNNY” Eddington

Bunny was a well-known sportsman in the Garw Valley in the 1930s and 40s. He was a miner, a good rugby player and a very hard and determined middleweight boxer. Bunny never got knocked out or stopped in the ring. Bunny fought Billy Thomas for the Welsh Middleweight Title in 1935 but lost a hard…

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1927 School Pupil’s Poem, “River”

Here is a poem by Ffaldau School pupil written in 1927 about the Garw River. Edna Pritchard was in Form 1VB. Oh! List, thou black and sluggish stream, When now I think of thee I scream Can any call thee “River ” ? Daily to the sea thou crawlest, And my low’ring heart thou gallest Can…

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