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From The Bont to Troedyrhiw


A series of photographs taken for insurance purposes by the Whitlocks Camera Club,

Birmingham, covering the route of the 1946 New Trunk Sewer







This group of photographs cover the High Street, from Pontmorlais to the Parish Church (St Tydfil's).





Ye Old Express, now (2011) the Orient Express

The Anchor Inn


The Vulcan Inn

F. Williams - Opticians and A.V. Humpreys - Ironmongers



Central cafe, now Hing Hong.

M. Shatz - Wholesale Warehouseman



Merthyr Electric Theatre

Maldwyn Thomas



Empty plot now occupied by Manettes.



D. Price - Wallpaper & Paints - No. 83



Now Hairport

R. L. Morgan - High Class Fishmongers



Castle Cinema, demolished 2011.

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Town Hall


Johnson Brothers the Dyers - Opposite the Castle Cinema.

Now (2011) demolished.

Town Hall


Manchester House

Now (2011) The Dic Penderyn Wetherspoons Public House

Carnegie Library



J. Baker & Sons - Baker's Boots





Hodges & Sons





The Peter Pan Cafe.





H. & I. Isaacs Dispensing Chemists





Wallpaper Stores Ltd.







Queen's Cafe





W.M. Theophilus Ltd

Until recently, this was the Halifax.

St. David's Church



R. Williams - Shoe Shop




Midland Bank Limited





H. Samuel Jeweller





Belle Vue Hotel