The Liberal Snooker Club

The Liberal Club Abertillery – The Beginning

The Liberal & Labour Club Abertillery – The Central Snooker Club. A very early image of the Philharmonic Society Building, later to become the Liberal Club, Abertillery. The photograph of the Philharmonic building (as seen in the centre of the featured image above) was taken in about 1896. In the late 1880s a Philharmonic Club was established in the bottom ... Read More »

The Liberal Club Abertillery

The Liberal & Labour Club Abertillery – The Central Snooker Club. In the late 1880s a Philharmonic Club was established in the bottom part of Tillery Street, Abertillery (as seen in the centre of the featured image above) and entertained many venues in the town throughout the 1890s. – The caretaker was Mr Gulliford. In a report from 1890 the ... Read More »

The Liberal Club Abertillery – List Of Members 1902 to 1925

The Liberal & Labour Club Abertillery – The Central Snooker Club. Abertillery Liberal & Labour Club. List of the founding members 1902 and thereafter up to 1925. The Central Club and Institute, Foundry Bridge, Abertillery. March 1902 – March 1925. 1902. Mr G. Selby, 43 Alma Street, Insurance Agent. Mr J. Boots, 14 Ashfield Road, Insurance Agent. Mr G. G. ... Read More »

The Liberal Club Abertillery – New Building 1911

The Liberal & Labour Club Abertillery In June 1910 the committee decided to have the Liberal Club reconstructed, the new building (as seen in the featured image above) was built over the old structure. New Liberal Club. Since its opening in 1902 the Liberal & Labour Club under the secretary-ship of Mr T. Embrey had gained popularity though changes in ... Read More »

The Liberal Club Abertillery – The Central Snooker Club

The Liberal Club Abertillery – The Central Snooker Club. The Fire of 1951. On Sunday morning 6th May 1951 the Abertillery Central Club suffered from a bad fire, In the early hours police constable L. Webb was on duty in the town when he saw smoke coming from the club, he alerted the fire brigade and they arrived at the ... Read More »

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