Another event for your diaries – please share! Saturday 21st September – 10-4pm Tabernacle chapel in Pontycymer will be hosting an exhibition on the social, cultural, industrial and mining history of the Garw Valley. Photographs, stories, pictures and artefacts will all be on display, and a non-stop projector showing many aspects of the last 100…
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About the years 1860-64, a Mr. Plowden, of Trefenty. Nr Llanfihangel, permitted a local shepherd to keep two cows on his land; the milk they gave enabled the shepherd to make some cheese which he sold on to supplement his wages.
On June 16th 1884 immense swarms of caterpillars were reported to have made their appearance in the mountains of east Glamorgan, especially between the Rhondda Valley and Maesteg.