Local History Collectable Items

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 »

A Section of the Cwmtillery Colliery Flight Rope

A Section of the Cwmtillery Colliery Flight Rope. This section of flight, aerial ropeway steel rope was found on-site at Cwmtillery Colliery. It is a half-lock coil, burden rope, this was the rope the flight buckets would travel upon while being pulled by the haulage rope.  The section of rope is 20″ inches in length by  1 and a 1/4″ ... 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 »

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