Mari Kelso tells us “My
Aunt is on this picture of the residents at the back on the
right. Her name is Janet Simons was Jones and she is celebrating
her 100th birthday this week (12th February 2015). She now lives
She was brought up in The Huts along with my mother, Morfydd,
who also lived to be 100, and her 3 brothers, their parents were
Charlie and Mary Ann Jones.
Their grandfather was William Jones who was a Check Weigher in
the colliery (William Jones Check), he was quite a prominent
member of Treharris life 100 years ago being a Councillor and
deacon in Brynhyfryd Chapel. He died in 1928. The family later
moved to Bargoed Terrace and they all left the area except for
Tom the youngest who lived in Trelewis.
My mother was a District Nurse in Bedlinog in the late 1930s,
during the time of Dr De Souza.
The boy in the second row from the back, 3rd from the right (cap
) is my Uncle Tom who lived in Caiach Terrace, Trelewis.”