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January, 1909

  • 9 January

    Died in the snow

    A young man in Penyrenglyn had drunk so much on Tuesday night that, when he tried to cross the road, he fainted. Sympathetic friends tried to revive him by rubbing his face in the snow. If he was not eventually all white, it is still a fact that he was …

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 …

September, 1895

  • 17 September

    Glove Contest in the Rhondda

    GLOVE CONTEST IN THE RHONDDA. Arrest of the Cambatants. An exciting glove contest for £5 a-side occurred in a boxing booth belonging to a man named Stokes in a field at Ton. between two colliery hauliers named Wm. Haggarty and David Williams, employed in the Ynysyfeio Colliery, and lodging at …

May, 1893

  • 5 May

    Shocking Fatality at Treherbert – Haulier Run Over

    Shocking Fatality at Treherbert. A HAULIER RUN OVER. On Monday evening a haulier, named Mark Taff, 50 years of age, employed by Mr Collins (contractor under the Rhondda Valley Brewery Company, and resiling at Penyrenglyn, fell off the front part of the dray to the ground as the horses were …