Mr Titus Phillips and Family

Mr Titus Phillips. Mr Titus Phillips, was born in 1836 at Rudbaxton, Pembrokeshire, the son of Mr Thomas Phillips, the family lived on the estate of the father of Judge Owen at Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire. At a young age moved to Cwmtillery and worked at the Company’s Shop under Mr Treharne Rees. Mr Titus Phillips First Marriage and Family. Mr Titus ... Read More »

The Abertillery Church of England School – Text Book 1930

The Abertillery Church of England School – Text Book 1930. This is a 1930 Abertillery Urban District Council Education Committee text book which came from the Church School, Abertillery. The book belonged to Miss Frances Trigg of Class 1 Standard 6. Miss Frances Trigg was born in 1918 and while at school lived at No48 Bridge Street, Abertillery. She sadly ... Read More »

Brynithel Cemetery – Abertillery

Brynithel Cemetery – Abertillery. The southern part of the Parish of Aberystruth (from Cwmtillery to Llanhilleth) initially had two major Churches, the Parish Church of St Illtyds at Llanhilleth and the Blaenau Gwent Baptist Church, Blaenau Gwent, Abertillery. I don’t know when the burials began at St Illtyds though the first person to be interred at Blaenau Gwent Baptist Church ... Read More »

An Early History of the Choirs and Choral Unions – Abertillery

An Early History of the Choirs and Choral Unions – Abertillery. From the mid 19th century, Abertillery, like many other towns has had organised choirs, mostly junior parties in connection with religious activities within the Church and other small societies. Later various senior Male Voice Choirs appeared and since there has been many singing parties based in and around Abertillery ... Read More »

Crumlin Viaduct – History

Crumlin Viaduct. Originally built to carry the Taff Vale extension of the Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway across the River Ebbw at Crumlin. In May 1845 the Welshman Newspaper featured a report in connection with The Welsh Railways and the Vale of Neath, it stated that ” In addition to the Welsh Midlands Railways, a new railway company has been ... Read More »

Mr T. W. Kennard – Contractor of The Crumlin Viaduct

Mr T. W. Kennard. Thomas William Kennard was the 5th child of ten born to Mr Robert William Kennard and Mary Anne nee Challis on the 29th August 1825. Their other children are as follows – Mary Jane Kennard; Charlotte Anne Kennard; Ellen Kennard; Rev Robert Bruce Kennard; Thomas William Kennard; Arthur Challis Kennard; Henry Martyn Kennard; John Kennard; Howard ... Read More »

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