Six Bells Past

Six Bells Village – Circa 1910

Six Bells Village – Circa 1910. A section of a picture Post Card circa 1910. Showing the Cwmnanty-Groes valley.   Points of Interest – The image shows Coronation Road in course of construction. Above is the White House, to the (right) are the 5 Harris Houses and the further over the 4 Adams Houses. In the foreground are the houses on ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1908

Six Bells Village – Circa 1908. A section of a picture Post Card circa 1908. Showing the north eastern part of Six Bells.   Points of Interest – Far (left) is the Abertillery Steam Laundry on what was New Princess Street, later renamed Richmond Road. Behind the Steam Laundry is Cwm Farm. To the (right) of the Farm is the newly ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1908

Six Bells Village – Circa 1908. A section of a picture Post Card circa 1908. Showing the Cwmnanty-Groes valley.   Points of Interest – The image shows the Richmond Road and the Bryngwyn Road in the foreground in course of construction. Upper (left) are the out-buildings for the old Quarry Works, below them is the White House,  5 Harris Houses ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1908

Six Bells Village – Circa 1908. A section of a picture Post Card circa 1908. Showing the eastern side of Six Bells from Jubilee Road to the old White House.   Points of Interest – Bottom (left) is Jubilee Road, showing Wychwood House on the bottom of Eastville Road, Bryngwyn Road with the houses in course of construction. Middle (centre) is ... Read More »

Six Bells Village – Circa 1908

Six Bells Village – Circa 1908. A section of a picture Post Card circa 1908. Showing the southern part of Six Bells to the Vivian Colliery.   Points of Interest – At the (bottom left) are the tramlines and out-buildings of the Hafod Van Colliery. Bridge Street (right) with hardly any houses constructed. Far (centre right) is the old Presbyterian ... Read More »

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 »

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