Local History Collectable Items

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┬áLink 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 »

Programme for the Official Opening of the Abertillery County School Playing Fields – Abertillery

Programme for the Official Opening of the Abertillery County School Playing Fields – Abertillery. This souvenir programme was issued to commemorate the official of the Abertillery County School Playing Fields on Thursday 16th March 1939. This programme belonged to Mr Jack Selwyn and was kindly donated courtesy of his daughter Mrs Judith Chamberlain. Front Cover. First Page. Centre Fold. Back ... Read More »

Mr William Willis James – Ale and Porter Bottle

Mr William Willis James – Ale and Porter Bottle Crumlin. A stoneware bottle from Mr William Willis James, Mineral Water Company, Crumlin. Made from stoneware with a cork top. Size 7″ x 3″ inches. Mr William Willis James. Mr William Willis James was born in Ebbw Vale in 1873 and later moved to Abercarn and Crumlin. In a report from ... Read More »

Mr William Willis James – Glass Bottle Crumlin

Mr William Willis James – Glass Bottle Crumlin. A glass bottle from Mr William Willis James, Mineral Water Company, Crumlin. Made from glass, moulded with an internal screw top with a vulcanite stopper. Size 8″ x 2″ 1/2″. Mr William Willis James. Mr William Willis James was born in Ebbw Vale in 1873 and later moved to Abercarn and Crumlin. ... Read More »

D. F. Pritchard – Ale and Porter Bottle

Mr D. F. Pritchard – Ale and Porter Bottle, Crumlin Brewery. As with most breweries they had quite a few different design beer bottles, I am not too sure about the bottle designs of Mr Pritchard’s Brewery though know that he had various stoneware bottles and a few glass bottles such as brown coloured flagons with the internal screw tops. ... Read More »

D. F. Pritchard – Ale and Porter Bottle

Mr D. F. Pritchard – Ale and Porter Bottle, Crumlin Brewery. As with most breweries they had quite a few different design beer bottles, I am not too sure about the bottle designs of Mr Pritchard’s Brewery though know that he had various stoneware bottles and a few glass bottles such as brown coloured flagons with the internal screw tops. ... Read More »

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