Local History Collectable Items

Mr H. Matthews – Abertillery Pottery Jug

Mr H. Matthews – Abertillery Drinking Jug. A pottery jug presented to Mr H. Matthews of Norman House, Abertillery. Norman House is situated on Cwm Cottage Road, Abertillery.  Made from pottery. Size 7 1/2″ x 6″ inches. Mr Herbert Matthews was a coal miner from Wiltshire lived at Norman House. On the 1911 census he was living there  with his ... Read More »

Abertillery – Ornamental Jug and Bowl Set

Abertillery Jug and Bowl Set. An ornamental jug and bowl set depicting a Welsh tea party with three ladies dressed in traditional outfits sat around a table with the print “Look You! A Welsh Tea Party at Abertillery”. Made by Carlton China, Stoke on Trent, England. Dated 1906 – 1920’s. Made from china. Size Jug 3 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ ... Read More »

Gwent v New Zealand All Blacks 1972

Gwent versus New Zealand All Blacks. The Welfare Sports Ground Ebbw Vale. Date Tuesday 28th November 1972. Forty page rugby programme by the Monmouthshire County Rugby Football Club. An official programme original price ten-pence.  I have tried to decipher most of the players who signed the cover – Alun Pask; S. G. Skudder (Waikato); Glyn Turner (Ebbw Vale); Arthur Lewis; ... Read More »

Crumlin Viaduct – A Commemorative Three Piece Tea Set

Crumlin Viaduct – A Commemorative Three Piece Tea Set. This tea set comprises one cup, a saucer and a small tea plate. It has a transfer print of the Crumlin Viaduct one the front of the cup and on the tea plate.  Made from porcelain china. Size – Cup 3″ x 3″ inches. Saucer – 5″ inches. Plate 6″ inches. ... Read More »

Brynmawr Canine Society Medallion – 1927

Brynmawr Canine Society. On Wednesday 23rd March 1927 the first annual members dog show under the auspices of the Brynmawr and District Canine Society took place at the Market Hall Brynmawr. The number of entries totalled over 200 and it was stated that the quality was high. The Officials at the Show. The officials at the show were as follows ... Read More »

Louis Cafe – Ebbw Vale

Louis Cafe – Ebbw Vale. Two Tea-Spoons from Louis Cafe, James Street, Ebbw Vale. The both handles are machine stamped “Louis Cafe Ebbw Vale”. Makers Redcliffe of Sheffield. Made from Stainless Nickel Silver. Size 5″ x 1″ inches.     Read More »

The Abertillery Tabernacle Congregational Church – Financial Statement Booklet

The Abertillery Tabernacle Congregational Church – Financial Statement Booklet. A 24 page booklet for the statement of accounts for the Abertillery Tabernacle Church Chapel Street Abertillery. The following pages shows the officers and the names of the members and the donations made by each. Following is a Link to – The Abertillery Tabernacle Congregational Church History. Dated 31st December 1953. Size ... Read More »

The Blaenau Gwent Baptist Church – Members Ledger 1885-1920

The Blaenau Gwent Baptist Church – Members Ledger 1885-1920. This members ledger has 196 pages containing hundreds of names and addresses of the members of the Blaenau Gwent Baptist Church between the years of 1885 and 1920. It also contains the subscriptions paid by each individual. Also listed are the individual Baptisms, who they were performed on and the dates ... Read More »

Queen Street School Abertillery – Pupil Registers 1896

Queen Street School Pupil Registers 1896. The original registers from the Queen Street School, Abertillery from 1896. These registers contain the first pupils who attended the school, addresses and parents names etc. The first pupil who was admitted into the school in 10th August 1896 was Master Arthur Rawlings of Green Meadow Terrace, Abertillery. If anyone requires any information for ... Read More »

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