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High Resolution Old Photos of Pontygwaith in the Rhondda
Valleys, Glamorgan, South Wales.

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith Communal Kitchen Staff 1926

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith Communal Kitchen Staff 1926

The photo above is of Pontygwaith Soup Kitchens in 1926 at the Communal Hall, known locally as the 'Shack'. The little boy in the very front is Albert Jones, and his father - Alfred Jones is second from the right in the back row (inner). Photo courtesy of Thelma Lloyd nee Jones (Born in Fenwick Street, now living in Yorkshire) - daughter of Albert Jones who is aged 85 in 2007. Albert went on to work in the Fernvale Brewery. The board holds the words immortalised in a song by David Alexander - "Not a minute on the day - Not a penny off the pay". Click on any photo to view in high resolution.

 

Rhondda Valleys - a general view of Pontygwaith

Rhondda Valleys - a general view of Pontygwaith

Pontygwaith Bridge 1907

Pontygwaith Bridge 1907

Glamorgan, Rhondda, Pontygwaith General View

Glamorgan, Rhondda, Pontygwaith General View

Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith, Llewellyn Street

Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith, Llewellyn Street

Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith, Llewellyn Street

Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith, Llewellyn Street

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith, Fernvalle Brewery 1965

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith, Fernvalle Brewery 1965

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith and Stanleytown, General View

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith and Stanleytown, General View

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith, Llewellyn Street - contemporary view

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith, Llewellyn Street - contemporary view

Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith from Penrhys road

Rhondda Valleys, Pontygwaith from Penrhys road

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