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St. Illtyd's R.C. Church

Dowlais

 
St. Illtyd's R.C. Church

 
St Illtyd's Church Interior.

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St Illtyd's R.F.C - 1906 - 1907

Back Row L-R :- J. Keating, P. Mahoney, T. Quinn, E. Brain, C. Donovan, P. Toomey

3rd Row L-R :- T. Hughes, J. O' Brian, C. Walsh, P. Donovan, M. Walsh, D. Stokes, R. Power, J. Keane, C. Sullivan

2nd Row L-R :- Father Wray Chaplain, J. Connolly, A. Keating (Captain), C. Donovan, T. Cowhig

Sitting L-R :- P. Healy, D. M. Connell, J. Neill

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 
St Illtyd's Football Team

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 

C.Y.M.S. (Catholic Young Men's Society) St. Illtyd's Football Team, probably taken on an away game, in the 1930s

Footballers L - R  Albert Wilson, Owen Thomas, Bill Beynon, Ken Pike, Stan Jones, Eddie Foley, Joe Foley (my Dad), Islwyn James,

Ken Prosser, Roger Foley, Les Barlow

(Photograph courtesy of Kathy Atkins, Eddie Foley's niece and Joe Foley's daughter)

 

 

Hodges Street residents and good friends, Elaine McDonald & Josephine Alfieri.

The photo was taken at the Grotto outside St Illtydís Church.

(Photograph courtesy of Alma Saxton (Nee Alfieri))

 

St Illtyd's Boys School - 1922

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 
St Illtyd's St Patricks Day - 1928

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 
St Illtyd's Priests and Servers - 1930

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 
St Illtyd's Church Priests - 1930

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 

St Illtyds Church - Catholic Young Mens Society - 1930

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 

St Illtyd's Church - Catholic Young Men's Society - 1930

(Photograph Courtesy of Mark Moran)

 

St Illtyd's Church - Confirmation Class - 1930-1931

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 

CORPUS CHRISTI  PROCESSIONS

Corpus Christi 1963

Crossing the Bont towards St Illtyd's. There's a few faces that are instantly recognised.

   
 
St Illtyd's - Canon James - 1950's

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 

St Illtyd's Church - Corupschristi on the Rocky Road - 1950's

(Photograph Courtesy of Mark Moran)

 

Corpus Christi 1959-60.

In the front : Bernard Ring, Alan Thomas, Arfon Williams, Michael O'Leary, Danny Casey, Geoff Griffiths,

                  Colin Sullivan .

In the back : Brian Power, John O'Keefe, Michael Lynch, Gregory Jones, Gerald Mahoney, Christopher

                  Ward, Michael McCarthy and holding the baby Mr Hancock PE teacher.

(Photograph courtesy Michael McCarthy)

 

 

Corpus Christi Procession 1959

Flower Girls. Amongst the girls are, Katherine Donegan, Alma Alfieri, Mary Morris, Theresa Coleman & Anne Ramage .

(Photograph courtesy of Alma Saxton (Nee Alfieri))

 
St Illtyd's Alter Servers - 1960's

(Photograph courtesy of Mark Moran)

 

 

Corpus Christi Procession 1960ís.

The little lady in the centre is Anna Alfieri.

(Photograph courtesy of Alma Saxton (Nee Alfieri))

 

 

Children of Mary at the Corpus Christi Procession, 1960ís.

The girl carrying the banner was called Felicity. Behind her are Josephine Alfieri & Elizabeth Barbara, with Susan Power & Anne Franklin behind

them. The smiling girl behind them is Bernadette Guest & right at the back is Christine Donovan.

(Photograph courtesy of Alma Saxton (Nee Alfieri))

 

Corpus Christi Procession early 1960ís.

Amongst those in the photo are Mary Wachowich (apologies for spelling), Marilyn Clifford, Margaret McDonald, Mary McCarthy,

Josephine Alfieri, Angela Tomaset and Alison OíConnor.

(Photograph courtesy of Alma Saxton (Nee Alfieri))

 

 

St Illtyd's Church at Lourdes, Easter 1973

(Photograph Courtesy of Mark Moran)

 

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