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Nantygwenith Street. 

In the early 1980's. Just prior to demolition.

(Photograph Courtesy of Mr Clive Bevan.)

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The Barley Mow, Nantygwenith Street.





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Georgetown Roundabout in the 1970s

(Photograph courtesy of Clive Thomas)

Georgetown Post Office

Georgetown Roundabout in the 1960s

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Georgetown Roundabout in the 1970ís

(courtesy of Tony Hyde)

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Bethesda Street in the 1960's.

Merthyr Hide & Skin Company (The Skin Yard) on the left-hand side, the Drill Hall on the right.

Merthyr Hide & Skin Company Lorry - Early 40's/50's

Showing driver Phil Wakeham of Jowet Avenue, Keir Hardy Estate.

(Photograph Courtesy of Peter Wakeham)

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Jackson's Bridge - 1962

(Photograph Taken by Dennis Quinlan, Courtesy of June Quinlan)

Dynevor Street in the 1960's


Dynevor Street.


Dynevor Street, Old GayDay Pop factory.

(Photograph Courtesy of Dr. Holley)

The Golden Lion, Dynevor Street. (Now site of Georgetown Boys Club)



GeorgeTown Boys Club Football Team early 1970s

Back Row:- ?, A Owens, ?, Mark Walters, Paul S. Thomas, Arwel Williams, Mark Chamberlain, Andrew Reynolds.

Front Row:- Wayne Sears, ? Jones, Mark Hagerty, Martin Dorricot, ?, Andrew Aris.

(Photo Merthyr Express Courtesy of Allan Owens)




Besley's Builders Merchants, Dynevor Street. The Old Kirkhouse Hall now Coolers.


The Three Horse Shoes, and the Kirkhouse

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The Same Scene in 1991

(Photograph Courtesy of Dale Miles)



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(At the end of the street is Merthyr's first Catholic Church)


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Aerial Shot centred on Tramroadside, showing the Catholic Church

and Bethel Chapel on the extreme left.

Georgetown St. Mary's Catholic Church. Once  it became obsolete it was convert into apartments (Sectioned Housing) as lodgings for spanish immigrant workers and in its final days was used as a council store.

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Georgetown St. Mary's Catholic Church.
    From the Leo Davies Collection  




Complete with the tramroad, looking towards the Ynysfach Ironworks.

Tramroadside, Georgetown


The Hollybush, Tramroadside, Georgetown.

(Photograph courtesy of the Ken Gunter Collection)

John Street.

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John street in 1979-80.

(Photograph Courtesy of Brian Wall)

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John Street in 1979-80.

(Photograph Courtesy of Brian Wall)

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22 John Street - Georgetown

Mari Williams on the right, and

Yvonne Egan is on the left.

(Photograph Courtesy of Mari

Sloman nee Williams)


Upper John Street 1960ís.


1953 Coronation, street party in Bethel Street .

Brian Wall tells us that in the photograph are, Bessie Mac (sitting at the table to the right, with glasses on), Mrs Mullins who lived at no 6, sitting

at the table to the left with glasses on.

(Photograph Courtesy of Michael Donovan)

White Row from John Street.  (Photograph courtesy of Dr T.F.Holly)

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This Picture shows Chapel Row, birthplace of the composer Joseph Parry,

with the chapel still intact, also Caepantywyll, Brecon Road area, Dowlais Ironworks, and the Whitey.

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Ynysfach Houses in 1979. 

(Photograph courtesy of Dr T.F.Holly)

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Ynysfach Row

In the first photograph, the house with the nice garden was number 22 and belonged to Trevor and Beryl Steed. In the second photograph, the house on the end - number 17 belonged to Graham Rees.

(Information Courtesy of Graham Rees)

Penry Street, The Heathcock Inn


Iron Bridge Garage

(Photograph Courtesy of K.M. McDonald)


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