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January, 1900

  • 1 January

    Ynysfeio Bridge

    The left hand side wall remains there today. The stones from the right hand side of the bridge were taken away, with some being put into a large garden at the top of Eleanor Street, Penyrenglyn.

June, 1899

  • 24 June

    Throws Clock at his Wife

    Violent Treherbert Collier. THROWS A CLOCK AT HIS WIFE. THE LATTER PAYS THE FINE. At the Pontypridd Police Court on Friday (before Dr Hunter and Mr R. T. Richards) Thomas Hodges, collier, Treherbert, was charged with unlawfully wounding his wife. Mrs Hodges, whose forehead was bandaged and whose eyes were …

  • 24 June

    The Treherbert Drowning Case – Inquest & Verdict

    THE TREHERBERT DROWNING CASE. INQUEST AND VERDICT. On Thursday morning, at the police station, Treherbert, Mr. R. J. Rhys, coroner, held an inquiry touching the death of William Parry, 63 years of age, residing at 142 Dumfries Street, Treherbert, who was drowned at the Ynysfeio Colliery, Treherbert, on Sunday last. …

  • 24 June

    Drowned in Colliery Sump

    William Parry, widower, 142. Dumfries street, Treherbert, was drowned in the sump at the Ynysfeio Colliery. Treherbert on Sunday. It is thought that the deceased was seized with a fit whilst descending the pit.

  • 24 June

    Child killed by Whiskey

    The three year old daughter of William Evans, Hopkin Street. Treherbert, was killed by drinking a cupful of whiskey on Sunday afternoon. It appears her father went from the room for a few minutes, leaving a cup of undiluted whiskey close by the child and when he returned the stuff …

August, 1897

  • 7 August

    Blind Harpist Wins

    Treherbert. The members and worshippers at the Carmel Welsh Congregational Chapel on Monday had their annual trip. The place selected was Barry and a very enjoyable day was spent. The Sunday School members of the Horeb Welsh Methodists Chapel and the members of the English Methodist Sunday School also had …

September, 1895

  • 17 September

    Glove Contest in the Rhondda

    GLOVE CONTEST IN THE RHONDDA. Arrest of the Cambatants. An exciting glove contest for £5 a-side occurred in a boxing booth belonging to a man named Stokes in a field at Ton. between two colliery hauliers named Wm. Haggarty and David Williams, employed in the Ynysyfeio Colliery, and lodging at …

May, 1893

  • 5 May

    Shocking Fatality at Treherbert – Haulier Run Over

    Shocking Fatality at Treherbert. A HAULIER RUN OVER. On Monday evening a haulier, named Mark Taff, 50 years of age, employed by Mr Collins (contractor under the Rhondda Valley Brewery Company, and resiling at Penyrenglyn, fell off the front part of the dray to the ground as the horses were …

June, 1883

  • 9 June

    Penyrenglyn Fire

    On Wednesday morning much excitement was created in the above neighbourhood by an alarm of fire at the shop of Mr. David Davies, grocer. It seemed that the soot in one of the chimneys caught fire, and the fire ignited some of the timber of the roof projecting into the …

April, 1883

  • 14 April

    Local Liquidations

    LOCAL LIQUIDATIONS. [FROM FRIDAY NIGHT’S GAZETTE” Griffith Powell, 3, Princess Street, Penyrenglyn, Treherbert, Glamorganshire, timber man.