Six Bells Past

Six Bells Village – Circa unknown

Six Bells Village – Circa unknown. This image has no known date.   Points of Interest – The image shows the Bethany Chapel (bottom left) with the previously mentioned unknown Colliery buildings in the foreground before the Pit Head Baths and Canteen were constructed. Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1960

Six Bells Village – Circa 1960. This image was taken about 1960.   Points of Interest – The Post Card shows the Six Bells Colliery Pit Head Baths and Canteen etc in the foreground (left). The Vivian Colliery (middle left) with a view of the Six Bells Railway Halt. (Copyright The Francis Frith Collection) Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1964

Six Bells Village – Circa 1964. This image was taken about 1964.   Points of Interest – The Post Card shows the Six Bells Colliery Pit Head Baths and Canteen etc in the foreground. The Victor Old Age Pensioners Hut (centre) close to the Six Bells Hotel and (upper right) can be seen the workings of the Open Cast Mining on ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1925

Six Bells Village – Circa 1925. A Picture Postcard Circa 1925 showing upper Six Bells.   Points of Interest – To the (left) is the Six Bells Colliery, in the grounds next to the Bethany Church can be seen 4 large buildings constructed by Messrs J. Lancaster & Co, the owners of the Colliery, the buildings are not identified but later ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1914

Six Bells Village – Circa 1914. A close-up section of Alexandra Terrace and Chapel Road, Six Bells, from a posted Picture Postcard, unknown publisher. Circa 1914.   Points of Interest – This is a general view of the Bridge Street, Hafod Van Road area. Some of the oldest cottages in Six Bells can be seen (bottom) they were built on the ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1914

Six Bells Village – Circa 1914. A close-up section of Alexandra Terrace and Chapel Road, Six Bells, from a posted Picture Postcard, unknown publisher. Circa 1914. Points of Interest – As mentioned, Alexandra Terrace can be seen (far left), with Eastville Road (upper left) and Windsor Road can be seen at the (top) of the image. The new Presbyterian Church built ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1903

Six Bells Village – Circa 1903. A close-up section of lower Six Bells from the un-posted Picture Postcard published by Messrs Morgan & Francis of the Pontlottyn Shop, Abertillery.  Points of Interest – The Arael Griffin Colliery Miners Institute can be seen at the (bottom of the image), the Vivian Cottages and the Coach and Horses Inn to the (left). ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1903

Six Bells Village – Circa 1903. A close-up section of lower Six Bells from the un-posted Picture Postcard published by Messrs Morgan & Francis of the Pontlottyn Shop, Abertillery.  Points of Interest – The Six Bells Hotel (centre of the image), just to the left is the Post Office with the main Road going over a small bridge, under which ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1903

Six Bells Village – Circa 1903. An un-posted Picture Postcard published by Messrs Morgan & Francis of the Pontlottyn Shop Abertillery.  Points of Interest – The Vivian Cottages and the Coach and Horses (can be seen bottom of the image). Opposite the Coach and Horses Inn was a large coal waste tip, produced by the waste from Six Bells Colliery not ... Read More »

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