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April, 1904

  • 21 April

    ATTEMPTED MURDER OF A PEMBROKESHIRE WOMAN

    ATTEMPTED MURDER OF A PEMBROKESHIRE WOMAN. HER HUSBAND ATTEMPTS SUICIDE. A series of incidents almost culminating in a murder and suicide, occurred at Penyrenglyn, Treherbert, in the early hours of Saturday morning, and the surrounding districts were thrown into a state of considerable excitement when the story of the sensational …

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.

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. …

  • 24 June

    Drowned in Colliery Sump

    William Parry, widower, 142. Dumfries street, Treherbert, was drowned in the sump at the Ynysfeio Colliery. Treherbert on Sunday. It is thought that the deceased was seized with a fit whilst descending the pit.

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 …