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June, 1904

  • 4 June

    Decomposed Body found on a Mountain

    Gruesome Find near Treherbert. Decomposed Body found on a Mountain. The decomposed body of an unknown man was found on the mountain, about three miles from Treherbert. The discovery was made by W. Phillips, a shepherd, who, when following his avocation, espied what he thought to be a man sleeping …

June, 1892

  • 24 June

    Blaenrhondda Sudden Death

    TREHERBERT. SUDDEN DEATH. On Thursday morning, a woman named Margaret Evans, 58 years of age, residing at 26 Brook Street, Blaenrhondda, was found dead in bed by Mrs Alice Grey, landlady of the house. An inquest on the body was held in the Tynewydd Hotel in the afternoon, and after …

September, 1872

  • 21 September

    Gun Accident

    A serious gun accident happened near Blaenrhondda, on Tuesday. It seems that a man named William Evans went out with a gun for the purpose of shooting birds. In loading the gun, either through inexperience or neglect, he charged it too heavy, so that in letting it off the gun …