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Dowlais People

Life in Dowlais over the years


Sandra Thomas sent us these photographs and said,

An American man came to Dowlais, stayed with his sister Mrs White in East Street, took local children in his Studebaker for rides back and forth across the common

and to Rhymney Bridge. He also gave them money.



Charlotte Street Dowlais with the Market Street gang of children.

Back row L-R :- David Hutton, ?, Doris Hutton, Tom Hutton, Gwynfor Hutton.

Middle Row L-R:- ?, ?, ?, ?, ?

Front Row L-R :- ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?


(Photograph courtesy of Sandra Thomas)


Rhymney Common


Back Row L-R :- ?, Doris Hutton, Elfys Hutton,?

Front Row L-R :- ?, Tom Hutton, ?, ?, ?, ?, David Hutton, Gwynfor Hutton


(Photograph courtesy of Sandra Thomas)





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