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VOICES OF RHONDDA (Rhondda Voices)
Written by Sean James Cameron
Published July 2002
ISBN-10: 0752426257 / ISBN-13: 978-0752426259

This enthralling collection of memories records life in the Rhondda valleys from the late nineteenth century onwards. Drawn from a wide variety of sources, it includes the often humorous anecdotes of everyday life from local people, notes from the diary of a surveyor prospecting for coal, and extracts from a log book from the National School. All combine to create a unique picture of how life used to be.

Accompanied by over 100 old photographs, experiences are recalled vividly; from work in the mines to celebrations and life in the valley duing wartime. A chance to reminisce for many, this valuable record of local history will offer newcomers an opportunity to understand how modern Rhondda has been shaped.

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Written by Sean James Cameron

Published May 2001
ISBN-10: 0752420607 / ISBN-13: 978-07524206

This book is part of the Then & Now series, which matches old photographs with modern ones taken from the same camera locations, to demonstrate the changes that have occurred over the years. The images include streets, buildings, people, and social activities in each local area.

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