Local History Collectable Items

A Celebrity Concert Programme – Blaina 1933

A Celebrity Concert Programme – 1933. A signed concert programme for a celebrity concert held at the Methodist Church, High Street, Blaina on Wednesday 13th September 1933 in aid of the Cwmcelyn Methodist Renovation Fund. Mr Arthur Fear. The programme is signed by Mr Arthur Fear (Baritone) of Blaina who was one of the guest artistes. At the concert Mr ... Read More »

Blaina Industrial and Provident Society Limited, Share, Capital Interest, Dividend and Withdrawals Account Book 1920

Blaina Industrial and Provident Society Limited, Share, Capital Interest, Dividend and Withdrawals Account Book 1920. This account shares booklet from the Blaina Industrial and Provident Society Limited in connection with the Crosskeys branch of the society belonged to Mrs Mary Elizabeth Rawlings of Park Street, Crosskeys. Member number 597. The account in the name of Mrs Rawlings in this book ... Read More »

King George V and Queen Mary – Coronation Medal

The Coronation of King George V. On Thursday June 22nd 1911 King George V and his Consort Queen Mary were crowned at Westminster Abbey. The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Davidson and the Archbishop of York Dr Lang assisted by bishops and clergy, officiated at the service. On a local level preparations had been made for celebrating the event. Abertillery. At ... Read More »

The Christian Endeavour Union of Wales – Badge

The Christian Endeavour Union of Wales – Badge. This pin-back badge was available to members and officers of the Christian Endeavour Union of Wales during April 1933 to commemorate the Welsh National Convention held at Abertillery and the Blaenau Gwent Baptist Church.  Made by the Birmingham Medal Co. Size 1″ inch in diameter.   The Christian Endeavour Society. The first Christian ... Read More »

A Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapel Choral Festival Programme 1928

A Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapel Choral Festival Programme 1928. This programme is for the Abertillery and District Baptist Choral Festival held at Blaenau Gwent Baptist Chapel on Easter Tuesday 10th April 1928. The programme has 16 pages, with sheet music of the songs and hymns that were performed at the event along with a few advertisements of local businesses. The ... Read More »

Mr T. H. Prichard – Abertillery Chemist Stoneware Bottle.

Mr T. H. Prichard – Abertillery Chemist Stoneware Bottle. Mr T. H. Prichard opened his first chemist shop Medical Hall, Cwm Street, later called Somerset Street in Abertillery in 1892. He later opened branches at Ely, Cwmfelinfach, Merthyr, Blaina, Nantyglo and Church Street, Abertillery. This bottle is made of stoneware with a cork stopper top. Size 11″ x 5″ inches.  ... Read More »

A Batch of Abertillery School Sports Medals – 1932 and 1933

A Batch of Abertillery School Sports Medals. Abertillery Schools Sports medals. Issued to the competitors from the elementary and central schools of Abertillery at the first annual schools sports in 1932 and the second annual school sports in 1933. Made from bronze and inlaid with blue coloured enamel. Size 1″ inch. The First Annual School Sports. On Tuesday 28th June ... Read More »

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