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Tirfor Pullers

Tirfor Pullers. Made of Tin and Iron. Size 22″x 8″x 2″ inches. Rope made of Steel 18′ feet long, though came in many various lengths. The unit was anchored by the attached hook, the steel wire with another hook attached goes through the body of the machine and is gripped by two sets of claws that open and close while ... Read More »

Tirfor Pullers

Tirfor Pullers. Made of Tin and Iron. Size 22″x 8″x 2″ inches. Rope made of Steel 18′ feet long, though came in many various lengths. The unit was anchored by the attached hook, the steel wire with another hook attached goes through the body of the machine and is gripped by two sets of claws that open and close while ... Read More »

Messrs Twissell Hairdressers & General Dealer – Aberbeeg

Messrs Twissell Hairdressers & General Dealer. From the mid 1890’s Mr Edwin Twissell and his wife Mrs Emma Twissell carried on a business as general dealers at 4 Commercial Square, Aberbeeg, Monmouthshire. Mr Edwin Twissell. Mr Edwin Twissell was born in 1845 at Trevethin, Pontypool, the son of Mr John and Mrs Susan Twissell. Mr John Twissell was a butcher ... Read More »

The Abertillery Park Pavilion

The Abertillery Park Pavilion. On 10th April 1911 at a monthly meeting of the Abertillery District Council held at the council chambers with Mr George Jones presiding, the following gentlemen attended – Mr T. H. Prichard (Vice-Chairman); Alderman W. Thomas J.P.; Mr W. Harris; Mr J. Phillips; Mr R. Downs; Mr G. Purnell; Mr D. Smith; Mr Theo Jones; Mr ... Read More »

ELDORADO…….GREECE

ALBUM……. Eldorado. Label/No……. United Artists UALA-339. Pressed in……. Greece. SIDE 1 Eldorado Overture. Cant Get It Out Of My Head. Boy Blue. Laredo Tornado. Poor Boy (The Greenwood). SIDE 2 Mister Kingdom. Nobody’s Child. Illusions In G Major. Eldorado. Eldorado Finale. Notes……. Read More »

Abertillery Art Classes – An Early History

Abertillery Art Classes. The British Schools. In 1887 during the rebuilding of the British Schools boy’s section, Mr Thomas Bevan, headmaster and Mr William Roberts of Nantyglo initially established art lessons. These art lessons became part of the Science and Art Classes and in connection with these classes lectures were given by the county organiser Mr E. Small M.A. and ... Read More »

OUT OF THE BLUE…….REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

ALBUM……. Out Of The Blue. Label/No……. United Artists/Jet UAR-100. Pressed in……. Republic Of Ireland. SIDE 1 Turn To Stone. It’s Over. Sweet Talkin’ Woman. Across The Border. SIDE 2 Night In The City. Starlight. Jungle. Believe Me Now. Steppin’ Out. SIDE 3 (Concerto For A Rainy Day) Standing In The Rain. Big Wheels. Summer And Lightning. Mr Blue Sky. SIDE ... Read More »

OUT OF THE BLUE…….REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

ALBUM……. Out Of The Blue. Label/No……. Jet JetDP-400. Pressed in……. Republic Of Ireland. SIDE 1 Turn To Stone. It’s Over. Sweet Talkin’ Woman. Across The Border. SIDE 2 Night In The City. Starlight. Jungle. Believe Me Now. Steppin’ Out. SIDE 3 (Concerto For A Rainy Day) Standing In The Rain. Big Wheels. Summer And Lightning. Mr Blue Sky. SIDE 4 ... Read More »

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