Abertillery Women’s Support Group

The Abertillery Miners Institute and the Story of the Women’s Support Group and Blaenau Gwent Food Fund- 1984-1985

The Abertillery Miners Institute – 1984-1985. The old Powell’s Tillery Institute built in 1898 sadly burned down on Monday 16th April 1951 and was later rebuilt, the opening ceremony of the newly re-built Abertillery Miners Institute took place on Saturday 27th August 1955. The Abertillery Miners Institute was the home of the Six Bells, Rose Heyworth and Cwmtillery Colliery Lodges ... Read More »

Mrs Pearl Williams – Abertillery Women’s Support Group

Mrs Pearl Williams – Abertillery Women’s Support Group. Mrs Pearl Williams was one of the founder members of the Abertillery Women’s Support Group, became heavily involved in the organising, distribution and provision of meals at the kitchen in the Abertillery Miners Institute and later turned her attention to political activities in connection with the miners during the strike. The Women’s ... Read More »

Abertillery Women’s Support Group

Abertillery Women’s Support Group. Some of the women of the Abertillery Support Group at the Abertillery Miners Institute.  The Abertillery Womens Support Group. In July 1984 a group of women from Abertillery, a varied group, some miners wives, others with miners in their families and some with no mining connections at all banded together to form the Abertillery Women’s Support ... Read More »

Abertillery Women’s Support Group

Abertillery Women’s Support Group. Some of the women of the Abertillery Support Group at the Abertillery Miners Institute. The Abertillery Womens Support Group. In July 1984 a group of women from Abertillery, a varied group, some miners wives, others with miners in their families and some with no mining connections at all banded together to form the Abertillery Women’s Support ... Read More »

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