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August, 2003

  • 7 August

    Post Office Box

    7 August 2003 Post Office Box in Wyndham Street, Tynewydd. Note the lettering on the post box as GR – King George. The box was situated on the side wall of the Post Office. The only other similar box was situated on the exterior of Treherbert Railway Street.

January, 1987

  • 1 January

    Eileen Place bridge

    Photo date unknown other than taken in 1987, later that year the bridge was demolished.

June, 1926

  • 10 June

    Gelli Toreadors on Wyndham Street

    Wyndham Street, Tynewydd. 1926. During the miners strike of that year local jazz band, Gelli Toreadors, march through Tynewydd.

June, 1894

  • 27 June

    The Treherbert Child Murder

    TRIAL AT SWANSEA ASSIZES. PRISONER DECLARED TO BE INSANE. Detained During Her Majesty’s Pleasure. At the Swansea Assizes today before Mr Justice Kennedy – Margaret Jenkins, a married woman, aged 40, was charged on two indictments, with feloniously and of her malice aforethought killing and murdering one Elizabeth Ann Jenkins, …

May, 1894

  • 21 May

    The Treherbert Murder

    MUCH EXCITEMENT IN THE RHONDDA. Opinion is General that Margaret Jenkins Could Not Have Been Responsible for Her Horrible Action. The terrible crime which was committed at Tynewydd on Friday afternoon by Mrs. Jenkins, wife of a collier, has caused a profound sensation throughout the Rhondda Valleys, and especially in …

March, 1881

  • 11 March

    Rhondda and Swansea Railway Bill

    THE RHONDDA AND SWANSEA RAILWAY BILL Keen disappointment has been felt in the neighbourhood owing to the failure of the above. Workmen as well as tradesmen’s hopes are blighted by it, but it is stated on good authority that the scheme will be taken up next year with greater energy …

  • 11 March

    Gwendoline Street Death

    SUDDEN DEATH. An awfully sudden death took place at Gwendoline Street, Tynewydd, on Tuesday night. A woman named Mrs Breeze had attended a Salvation Army meeting, and on hoc way home to Penyrenglyn she turned to a neighbour, a Mrs Lewis and asked for a glass of water, which Mrs …