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High Resolution School Photographs of Porth Schools in the Rhondda Valleys, Glamorgan, South Wales.

This page is dedicated to school photographs relating to Porth in the Rhondda Valleys.

Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Mary Street Junior School Photo -  c1955

Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Mary Street Junior School Photo - c1955 - courtesy of Christine Crosby nee Densley

Back Row - Trevor Howells, John Williams, Roger Rees, John Griffiths, David Chapman, David Rees, Paul Watson, Michael Andrews, Dilwyn Jones.

Middle Row - Pat Southcombe, Vernon Berryman, Danny Jones, Marsden Evans, Alan Roberts, Alan Picton, Gareth Rogers, Raymond Woodliffe, Fred Arthur, Jeffrey Williams, Yvonne Foster.

Front Row: June Searle, Carole Wilce, Christine Densley, Gaynor Rees, June Bastaple, Helena Mitchell, Anne Pennell, Sandra Bacchetta, Christine Venting, Elaine Cutter.

Headmaster - Mr Lloyd

Teacher - Miss Pauline

 

These school photos relate to Islwyn School in Mount Pleasant, which served the communities of Mount Pleasant and the surrounding areas. It was later destroyed by fire.

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Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Islwyn School

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Islwyn School

The first school photograph was taken in 1950, and was sent courtesy of Mike and Jean Reekes. Photographs include Mike Reekes as a lad.

Glamorganshire, Rhondda, Porth, Islwyn School c1950

Glamorgan, Rhondda, Porth, Islwyn School c1950


This school photograph is courtesy of Christine Crosby (nee Densley), originally from Timber Yard, Porth - now living in Plymouth:-

Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Islwyn School Photo - pupils born c1950

Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Islwyn School Photo - pupils born c1950

Back Row - l/r: ?,?,Graham Viner, Stuart Rice, ?,?,?,?, Terry Phillips
Middle Row, l/r: Wendy Daley, Stephanie Huber, Graham (Fred) Evans,?, Philip Masters, Robert Tyler, Gabby Towell,?,?.
Front Row, l/r: ?, Susan Miles, ?, Christina Price, Helen..., Jennifer Dobbs, ?, Gillian Simons, Shirley Densley, Jeffrey Thomas


Another from Christine Crosby is of Mary Street Infants School from about 1978:-

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Mary Street Infants School c1978

Glamorgan, Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Mary Street Infants School c1978

Back Row: Barry Jones, Ceri Bryer, Neil Davie, Dean Southcombe, Ceri Thomas, Neil Jones, Michael Owen, Ryan Sucheski, Ian ?,

Middle Row: Paul Rea, Darren Crosby, Craig Haycock, Wayne Evans, Jeremy Watson, Simon Williams, Philip Williams, Julian Hope.

Front Row: Lisa Bembroke, Sheila ?, Julie ?, Sarah ?, Alexandra Prosser, Lisa (Morgan?), Nicola Conroy, Patricia Bond, Karen Meredith.

Additional Names filled in by Paul Rea


Islwyn School Photo 1946 - courtesy of Janet Collier (nee Isaacs).

Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Islwyn School Photo 1946 (born 1936-7)

Rhondda Valleys, Porth, Islwyn School Photo 1946 (born 1936-7)

Back Row: Norman Challenger, Mair Hughes, Raymond Cheney, Myrna Watts, Wyndham Johnson, Marian Follet, Gwyn Roberts.

2nd Row: Brian Williams, Peter Williams, Michael Stephens, Alun House, Conway Jones, Ken Moon, Brian Rabbits, Robert McLeish.

3rd Row: Gill Morgan, Michael Isaacs, Olga Stone, Miss Thomas, Gwenda Smart, John Matthews, Mair Savage.

Front Row: Josephine Owen, Ivor Roberts, Ann Griffiths, Derek Williams, Barbara Williams, Martyn Lewis, Gwladys Smith.

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If you have any old Rhondda family photos or pictures of the towns and villages please scan them in at least 1280 pixels width and email them here.

 

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