Articles / Erthyglau

Articles Relating to our 2020 Talks Programme

We are posting an article each month, completely free of charge, for you read. The topics have been chosen to fit in with our 2020 Talks Programme.

JANUARY – How the Iron Masters Transformed Farming in the Blaenau – Dr. Colin Morgan

FEBRUARY – The Brynmawr Experiment, Brynmawr Furniture – Brynmawr Museum Society

Due to Covid-19, these articles linked into our free Monthly Talks, have temporarily suspended.

Various Articles – free


We would like to offer our thanks to members of Brynmawr Historical Society for sharing these interesting articles with us. All articles are used with the full permission of the authors.

A Brynmawr Sporting Hero

Jones the Watchmaker

An Unfortunate Accident

The Moose Lodge at Brynmawr

The Rechabites in Brynmawr

Wall Plaques

Early Education in Brynmawr

We would love to extend this range of ‘Snippets’, so if anyone has a similar short historical piece that they would like to share please send it to us using the email below: (You will need to cut and paste the address as it isn’t a direct link)

A4 Photo Booklets

If you are enjoying our Snippets you might be interested in downloading one of our A4 Photo Booklets. Each page consists of an archive photo with an explanation underneath and provide an interesting and sometimes nostalgic view of a time gone by. The titles that most fit the idea of snippets of information are:

Doorway to a Vanished World – Edited by Peter Morgan Jones

Down the Pit – Edited by Peter Morgan Jones

Heads of the Valleys Heritage – Edited by Peter Morgan Jones and Eifion Lloyd Davies

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