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Merthyr Tydfil

Bridgefield Terrace. In the 60's

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Bridgefield Terrace - January 1979


Penry Street in the snow of 1982, a council snow plough clearing the road.

(Photograph Courtesy of Glyn Bowen)

A 1970's view of Aberdare Road and the Colliers Arms.

(Now the site of the Vets)

Pine End view of the Colliers Arms

(Photograph Courtesy of Dr. Holley)

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The Colliers Arms from the the other direction.


Aberdare Road, the point where the brook Cwm-Pant-Bach enters the culvert that carries it to the Taff

can be seen in the centre of the photograph. On the right is the weighbridge that belonged to the Coal

Trading Company.

(Photograph is courtesy of Brian Wall)


Georgetown - Coal Trading's Weighbridge

(Photograph from the Merthyr Express)

Aberdare Road - Pulman's Yard.

Coal Trading Company (PullmansYard ) - 1970s.

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Bethel Street in the 1960s

Looking up Bethel Street, with the old 

Catholic church on the Left.

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Festival of Britain street party, Bethel Street. 1951

(Photograph courtesy of Michael Donovan)



Bethal Street after a flood in the 1960's.

(Photograph courtesy of Colin Markham)


Bethel Chapel 1972. An exterior and interior view.

(Copyright photograph by permission of Howard Denner).

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Bethel Chapel


Bethal Street, Georgetown

Photograph courtesy of the Cyfarthfa Castle Musuem & Art Gallery)


Georgetown, Bethal Chapel and Bethal Street 1973.

(Photograph Courtesy of the David Thomas Collection)


George Street

Georgetown roundabout in the distance

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Hill House. Top of George Street, One of the largest houses in Georgetown, occupied by the Williams family for several generations. The Williams' were Grocers and Bakers, with several shops, in Merthyr.

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Hill House C1898. Three generations of the Williams Dynasty.

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George Street in the late 60's


George Street. Georgetown Boys, In the 1960's, spending their Pocket Money wisely:-

                                                                   Black Jacks and Fruit Salad -    4 for a Penny

                                                                   Honeycomb Bar                       -    Thruppence

                                                                   Swizzle Lolly                             -    Tuppence

                                                                   Flying Saucers                         -     2 for a Penny

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George Street and the Old Ship Vaults

(Photograph taken from the roundabout.)



George Street - V.E. Day Party


Georgetown. V.E. Day party June 8th 1945

(Photograph courtesy of Michael Donovan)




The Old Ship Vaults, George Street

Landlord Leslie Price and Landlady Kitty Price (both deceased), on the last night of trading, 31st July 1973, (detail kindly provided by their daughter Mrs Valerie Edwards)

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Cross Keys - George Street, Georgetown

Accident at George Street 1965. Lorry sheds its load

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