New Market Hall – Brynmawr

Market Hall – Brynmawr – The Early History. A Market House for Brynmawr was first mentioned in a newspaper report (as seen left) featured in Glamorgan Monmouth and Brecon Gazette on the 28th September 1839. It stated that a large meeting of the inhabitants of Brynmawr was held at the Prince of Wales Inn on Monday 16th September 1839. It ... Read More »

H. Connop & Son Stores – Beaufort Street, Brynmawr

H. Connop & Son Stores – Brynmawr. During the 1870s Mr Henry Connop Snr was at Brynmawr with his wife Ann Connop nee Pickard. The store, H. Connop & Son situated at No54 Beaufort Street, Brynmawr (can be┬áseen far left in the featured image above) Mr Henry Connop Snr. Mr Henry Connop Snr was born in 1818 at Coventry, Warwickshire, ... Read More »

Brynmawr Library and Institute – Alma Street, Brynmawr

Brynmawr Library and Institute – Alma Street Brynmawr. In March 1892 the need for a public Library and Park was first raised at a public meeting held at Pearson’s Auction Mart, on Market Square, Brynmawr. In September 1895 a meeting of the Librarian Association of Great Britain held in Cardiff read a letter in connection with the Brynmawr Council and ... Read More »

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