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June, 2019

  • 11 June

    Eleanor Street

    At the bottom of Eleanor Street was the Welcome Inn Hotel, now a car park. During the 1980s you could still see the tiled floor amongst the rubble. Notice the tiled floor of the old public house on the left, now a car park for Eleanor Street residents.

July, 1981

  • 29 July

    Eleanor Street – Royal Wedding

    Eleanor Street celebrations for the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer on 29 July 1981. Ivor Williams and family at the end of the race line ready to give out crisps as prizes.

May, 1916

  • 6 May

    “A Double Welcome Home”

    Jenkin Jenkins, collier, Treherbert, was summoned for committing a breach of his probation on which he was placed on Jan. 24th this year. P.S. James deposed to seeing defendant in the “Welcome Home” public house. He did not see him have a drink. He had been to the police station …

June, 1909

  • 12 June

    Funeral of Eleanor Street Boy

    Treherbert, The funeral of little Freddie Protheroe, aged 11 years, of Elinor Street, took place on Saturday. It was largely attended, especially by his playmates—the children of the Penyrenglyn Council School. Deceased was a very popular lad in the locality. His genial nature and pleasant smile won for him the …

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.