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High Resolution Photographs of Ynysybwl in the Clydach Valley, Glamorgan. South Wales.

Ynysybwl is not in the Rhondda Valley, it is in the Clydach Valley - but nevertheless it is closely associated with the Rhondda, and was still in the Parish of Llanwonno. The Lady Windsor colliery provided employment locally.

Ynysybwl, Lady Windsor Pit Ponies being brought up for Miners Holidays, Alan Hopkins Centre 1972

Lady Windsor Pit Ponies being brought up for the miners holidays in 1972. Centre is Alan Hopkins. Photo courtesy of John Hopkins.

 

Ynysybwl, Picking Coal On Darren DduTip, Great Strike 1912

During the great strike of 1912 poverty called for measures such as these men and a boy foraging for coal on
Daren Ddu Tip
Photo courtesy of Alan George of www.oldmerthyrtydfil.com

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