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August, 2019

  • 23 August

    Treherbert Artist celebrates 90 years

    A nice post from BBC Wales in August 2019. Welsh painter Charles Burton says he has the same passion for art as he did as a child, as he celebrates turning 90. Burton, who was born in Treherbert, is the last surviving member of the Rhondda Group of artists. A …

June, 2019

  • 11 June

    Training Corps Uniforms

    An interesting meeting was convened at the Ninian Stuart Club, Treherbert, on Tuesday evening by the local Vounteer Training Corps to finally decide the question of uniforms. We shall see them fully equipped in the near future.

  • 11 June

    Horse Shoe Bend, Rhigos Mountain Road

    The large tip in the middle is the Baglan Field coal tip in Penyrenglyn.

  • 10 June

    Gaiety Cinema

    Situated at the corner of Bute Street and Crichton Street. It was open by October 1914. In 1931 it was owned by Treherbert Cinema Syndicate. The stage was 15ft deep x 26ft wide but only had one dressing room. It had 559 seats but this was reduced to 500 by …

  • 10 June

    Bute Street, Treherbert

    Year unknown. With the Gaiety Cinema on the right, now a Spar shop.

  • 10 June

    St Mary’s Church

    There was also St Mary’s School Room which was down on Bute Street, Treherbert.

  • 10 June

    Tappers Garage

    Memories from locals: John Bundock “On the left was a forge. Danny Allen was the blacksmith. He took over from his father David. Danny retired when the roof of the forge collapsed. Fortunately he heard some creaking, went outside and the roof collapsed. The Allen family lived next door to …

July, 2003

  • 7 July

    Pam Lewis & The Flower Box

    Monday, 7 July 2003 at 12:59pm Pam Lewis at work in her business The Flower Box on Bute Street, Treherbert. ——————————————————————————– ——————————————————————————– Pam died on 1 February 2017.

June, 1918

  • 22 June

    The Tank at Treherbert

    BRAVO! TREHERBERT OVER £100,000 The total sum invested in connection with the Treherbert Tank Day was £100,700. The Penyrenglyn School Association invested £4,500, and the Treherbert Schools Association £3,110. The secretarial duties were successfully carried out by Mr. Sam Howells, who received valuable assistance from Mr. T. Arnold.