Local History Collectable Items

The Pavilion Theatre – Handbill

The Pavilion Theatre, Abertillery Handbill. This is an original handbill advertising the shows at the Pavilion Theatre, Abertillery in the week starting Monday 25th November 1907.  The Pavilion Theatre opened on Monday 3rd June 1907,  it was reconstructed and reopened on Monday 6th March 1916. The Pavilion closed in the mid 1960’s and was demolished sometime in the early 1970’s.  ... Read More »

E. M. Jones – Abertillery

E. M. Jones – Abertillery. Made from glass. Size 8″ x 2 and 1/2″ inches. Miss E. M. Jones. E. M. Jones was Miss Elizabeth Morgan Jones, of 8 Market Street, Abertillery, an off-license and a wine and spirit merchant. Also an agent for the Anglo Bavarian and Rogers A.K. Ales, Oakhill, Whitbread, Inde Coope, Burton Ales and W & ... Read More »

J. H. Lewis – Botanical Brewer

J. H. Lewis – Botanical Brewer. Made from stoneware. Size 10″ x 5″ inches. Mr J. H. Lewis. J. H. Lewis was Mr Jacob Henry Lewis, born in 1870 at Ebbw Vale. Mr Lewis was a Botanical Brewer based at Willowtown Botanical Brewery, living at 22 Saron Road, Ebbw Vale. Mr Lewis traded from Abertillery and Ebbw Vale. Read More »

Mr Edwin Price – Chemist

Mr Edwin Price Chemist. Made from glass. Size 5″ x 3″ x 1″ inches. Mr Edwin Price. Mr Edwin Price was a chemist and wine & spirit merchant and off-licence of 4 Commercial Street, 4 Carmel Street and Somerset Street, Abertillery. Mr Edwin Price was born in 1843 at Coventry, he came to Abertillery in 1889 and opened the town’s ... Read More »

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