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May, 1910

  • 21 May

    Blaencwm Orchestra

    The fifth annual concert in connection with the Blaenycwm Orchestra took place at Blaenycwm Chapel (kindly lent) on Thursday evening last, when the following artistes contributed to an excellent programme Miss Mary Richards (contralto), Rhymney; Master Trevor Watkins (boy soprano), Pentre; Mr. Godfrey Price (bass), Tylorstown; Ap Tydfil (solo violinist), …

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 …

July, 1891

  • 21 July

    The Blaencwm Shooting Case – 350 Shots

    THE BLAENCWM SHOOTING CASE. At Ystrad Police-court on Monday (before Mr. T. P. Jenkins, Dm. H. N. Davies and W. Parry, and Alderman W. Morgan) David Davies, collier, was again brought up on remand charged with shooting Eli Baker, of Stone Huts, Blaencwm, with intent to kill on the 20th …

June, 1891

  • 30 June

    Blaencwm Shooting Affray

    At Ystrad Police-court on Monday Dd. Davies was brought up on remand charged with shooting Eli J Baker with intent to murder at Blaencwm huts. Dr. Warbueton (Trehebert) deposed to examining prosecutor on the Saturday night when the affray took place. He was conscious, but in a state of collapse. …

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 …

  • 20 June

    The Blaencwm Tunnel

    THE BLAENCWM TUNNEL. RHONDDA AND SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY. It is stated that the work of arching the unlined portions, about 700 yards in length, is being carried on most expeditiously, and will be completed about the beginning of next month. It is, therefore, probable that the formal opening will take …

August, 1888

  • 24 August

    Dangerous Assault by a Lad

    WOUNDING AT BLAENCWM. DANGEROUS ASSAULT BY A LAD. At Ystrad Police Court on Monday (before the Stipendiary) Richard Tinsley, a lad, was charged on remand with wounding. The evidence of Mr Warburton, surgeon, was given last week. Richard Jenkins, smith, Blaencwm, said on the 3rd of August, about four o’clock …

  • 3 August

    Fatal Accidents at Blaencwm

    Mr Rhys, coroner, held an inquest on Saturday, at Treherbert, on the body of William Woodward, 22 years of age, who died from injuries received by being crushed between contractor’s wagons in the Swansea Bay Railway Tunnel, Blaenycwm. A verdict of “Accidential death” was returned. An inquiry was also held …

July, 1877

  • 20 July

    Lost on Blaencwm Mountain

    SERIOUS ACCIDENT Last Tuesday, as Evan Davies was walking from Glyn-neath to Blaencwm he lost his way on the mountains. About 10 o’clock he came in sight of Blaencwm, and when drawing towards the lights he suddenly fell over a high precipice. For some time he lay stunned, and when …