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July, 1903

  • 18 July

    The Basin Walk

    Treherbert. “The Basin Walk” proved a huge success in spite of the fact that there were only six competitors. Large numbers had gathered in Station Street to witness the start, whilst many others had placed themselves in various positions upon the mountain sides up which the competitors had to climb. …

June, 1899

  • 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. …

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 …

June, 1894

  • 11 June

    Treherbert Murder

    Appeal to the Public to Send Money for the Defence. Sir, —The unfortunate woman’ Margaret Jenkins, has been committed to take her trial at the coming assizes for killing her child. There is in this place but one opinion as to the state of her mind when she committed the …

June, 1890

  • 27 June

    The Blaencwm Tunnel

    The lining of this tunnel was completed on Wednesday, and several of the directors passed through on that day. The Government Inspector will inspect it in a few days. It is said the line will be opened for goods traffic next monthly holiday, and for passengers on St. Mabon’s day …

February, 1882

  • 18 February

    Kicked to Death by Horse

    TREHERBERT. INQUEST – On Monday, Mr Thomas Williams held an inquest at the Railway Bar, touching the death of John Price, who died on Friday last from the effects of a kick he received from a horse in the stables underground at Dunraven Colliery, on the 7th inst. A verdict …

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. …

December, 1874

  • 29 December

    Dastardly Outrage at Treherbert

    On Monday at the Treherbert petty sessions (before Mr. Gwilym Williams), Robert Davies, Ystrad, was charged with cutting and wounding John Jenkins, Treherbert. The complainant, the side of whose face was covered with plaister, said that on Saturday night he was at the Blacksmith Inn, Penyrenglyn, when the prisoner came …

June, 1871

  • 24 June

    Fixing a Lightening Conductor

    FIXING A LIGHTNING CONDUCTOR. The dangerous process of fixing a lightning conductor to the stack at the Bute Merthyr Colliery, which is over 100 feet high, took place on Tuesday last. An expert had been engaged for the purpose from the North of England. By means of a large square …

March, 1867

  • 9 March

    A warning to Females

    TREHERBERT. FIRE. A good deal of excitement was caused at Treherbert by the report that a fire had taken place at a dwelling-house occupied by Mrs. Jones, in a row at Treherbert, on the 26th. It appears that one of the mountain straw beds was placed on the floor in …