About Us

beaufort cinema

Market Place Cinema, Brynmawr

Officers for 2019

 Chairman – Eifion Lloyd Davies

Vice Chair – Rodger Burchell

Treasurer – Martyn Morgan Jones

Secretary – Janet Karn


Editor – Dr. Colin Morgan

Associate Editor – Janet Karn


Administrator – Carolyn Jones

Contact us

General enquiries: chairmanbghf@gmail.com

Journal enquiries: colin.morgan879@btinternet.com

Website and shop enquiries: carolyngarden9@gmail.com

Data Protection Policy


Find out more… BGHF Data Protection Policy

Family Vision

We are very grateful to ‘Family Vision’ for their help in funding this website. 

Website Address

Our website address is:


Our Meetings

We meet on the 3rd Friday of each month upstairs in Tredegar Library. Meetings start at 10.00am and last for around an hour.

  • October – Friday 18th
  • November – Friday 15th
  • December – Friday 20th

Tredegar Library, The Circle, Tredegar, NP22 3PS

Tel: 01495 357869

Joining Us

You do not have to pay a membership fee to join the Forum. If you are interested in local history and would like to become  involved then just come along to one of our meetings or talks and you will be made to feel very welcome.

Commemorative Plaques

We, as a Forum, have organised for the following commemorative plaques to be placed within the locality to highlight the significance and importance of people, events and places of local historical interest.

Rhys Davies


This plaque can be seen in the Cambrian Inn.

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Drill Hall


This plaque can be seen on the Drill Hall in Sirhowy.

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‘3rd Mons’ Battalion


This plaque can be seen in the  grounds of Bedwellty House

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Gwalia Boot Factory


This plaque can be seen in the  Factory Road, Melin Homes

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RAF Bomber Crash Site


This plaque can be seen in the  grounds Bryn Bach Parc.

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Daniel Gooch


This plaque can be seen in the  Railway Tavern, Sirhowy

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