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November, 1880

  • 27 November

    Alleged Attempted Murder at Pontypridd

    On Wednesday, at the police-court, Edward Evans, Penyrenglyn, Treherbert, on remand charged with attempting to murder a young woman named Lawes, Wood-road, by cutting her throat, was further remanded till that day week. It appeared that there is some doubt as to whether the prisoner was in his right mind …

July, 1880

  • 8 July

    Boy dead from drowning

    About half-past ten on Saturday morning three boys named Daniel Thomas Jones, aged eight years, son of John Jones, of Treherbert, and Thomas Whymer and Richard Griffiths, were playing near the River Rhondda at Penyrenglyn, on a plank which had been placed across the river for the convenience of colliers. …

May, 1880

  • 15 May

    Fatal Accident

    A little girl named Eleanor Henry was run over and killed on Saturday by a waggon at Penyrenglyn, belonging to Messrs. Pegler and Son, grocers, Treorky. It seems that the driver saw the child on the road, but was unable to pull up in time to save bar.