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Glamorgan, Rhondda, Ynyshir 1900's
Glamorgan, Rhondda, Ynyshir 1950's
Glamorgan, Rhondda, Ynyshir Boys School
Glamorgan, Rhondda, Ynyshir Cooperative Shop
Glamorgan, Rhondda, Ynyshir, Heath Terrace
Glamorgan, Rhondda, Ynyshir General View
Glamorgan, Rhondda, Ynyshir Road
Photos of Ynyshir (Page 1) in the Rhondda Valleys, Glamorgan
/ Sir Morgannwg, South Wales, United Kingdom of Great Britain.
Photos of Ynyshir in the Rhondda Valleys in Glamorgan, South
Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir General View circa 1950's
is the place where this webmaster was brought up, living in Upper
Gynor Place. The village never existed until coal mining started
in the Rhondda Valleys. The Lady Lewis, The Standard, Jones Navigational
- all of the coal mines once stood on the valley floor of the
village. The last of the coal mines have all now closed.
If memory serves me right the average population of Ynyshir was
a little over 6,000 people.
Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Infants School Photo circa
The above school photograph includes 'Little' Miss Davies and
Mrs Isaacs (Headmistress). Children include Jane Evans (24, Upper
Gynor), Geraldine Peake (29, Gynor Place),
? Oliver (22, Whitting
Street). - Can you identify anyone else.
those of you who remember Dr Bill Maxwell - who emigrated to
New Zealand in the early 1960's
- please do take a look at Ynyshir Page 2 where you can see
photographs from the family collection of Penny Manning - nee
those with an interest in football, Mansell Kettley has shared
some of his collection with us on Ynyshir Page 3.
for the places where your ancestors spent their lives can be interesting and rewarding, and I hope you will return time and time again to
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Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir, Lady Lewis Colliery
Glamorgan, Ynyshir, Boys School, Circa 1958
Glamorgan, Ynyshir, Boys School, Circa 1959
Glamorgan, Ynyshir, Boys School, Circa 1960
Glamorgan, Rhondda, Ynyshir, Lady Lewis Colliery
looking towards Aldergrove
Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Ynyshir Girls School 1964-5