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Merthyr Tydfil

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High Street - Merthyr Tydfil: Page - 3 Learn Welsh, Fort Smith, Cymru, Page 3, Where The Heart Is, South Wales, Homeland, Ancestry, Family History

High Street - Merthyr Tydfil: Page - 3

High Street - Merthyr Tydfil: Page - 3

Children playing at a school in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales c. Uk History, My Family History, British History, Learn Welsh, Wales Map, Uk People, Narrative Photography, Queensland Australia, Western Australia

Children playing at a school in Merthyr Tydfil, c. 1890s

Children playing at a school in Merthyr Tydfil, c. 1890...

A woman sweeps outside her home in Merthyr, south Wales .how cute and adorable is that little house ❤️ Old Pictures, Old Photos, Welsh Coast, Wales Map, Coal Miners, Victorian Cottage, Northern England, Cymru, England And Scotland

BBC lies and the truth about poverty now and in the 30s

If the Tories do cut government spending along the lines so condemned by the BBC, we will not be in the same wretched state as we were in the 1930s, writes DOMINIC SANDBROOK.

Founded in these works were the largest ironworks in the world at the start of the century. At the time of the Napoleonic Wars the production here of weapons such of cannon was of such importance that Admiral Lord Nelson. Wales Uk, South Wales, Learn Welsh, Cymric, Steam Railway, Slums, Places Of Interest, Faeries, Great Britain

Cyfarthfa Ironworks, Merthyr Tydfil © Robin Drayton cc-by-sa/2.0

Cyfarthfa Ironworks, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales

View of Merthyr Tydfil, showing Cefn Viaduct, oblique aerial view. black and white glass plate negative. New Bus, Over The River, Bus Station, Water Tower, Aerial View, Brewery, Wales, Britain, The Past

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[WPW032573] View of Merthyr Tydfil, showing Cefn Viaduct, oblique aerial view. 5”x4” black and white glass plate negative.

Historical Photographs of Merthyr Vale Colliery (Nixon's Navigation), Merthyr Tydfil. Mining Equipment, Cymru, Coal Mining, Vietnam War, South Wales, Vintage Pictures, Welsh, Homeland, Ancestry

Nixon's Navigation Collierry

Historical Photographs of Merthyr Vale Colliery (Nixon's Navigation), Merthyr Tydfil.

Historical Photographs of The Coal Arch, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil. British History, Women In History, Family History, Wales Uk, South Wales, Learn Welsh, New Bus, Over The River, Cymru

The Coal Arch - Dowlais

Historical Photographs of The Coal Arch, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil.

On Friday 21 October a coal tip collapsed sending thousands of tons of mud and colliery waste down Merthyr Mountain near Aberfan in South Wales, destroying a school and about 20 houses and killing 144 -mostly the school children-Aberfan always remembered. British History, Women In History, American History, Welsh, Lest We Forget, Cymru, Coal Mining, South Wales, Elizabeth Ii

In pictures: Aberfan Disaster , Cemetery

On Friday 21 October 1966, a coal tip collapsed sending thousands of tons of mud and colliery waste down Merthyr Mountain near Aberfan in South Wales, destroying a school and about 20 houses and killing 144 -mostly the school children-Aberfan always remembered.

Aberfan - At on Friday, 21 October the eyes of the world turned in horror to the tiny coal mining village of Aberfan in Wales where 116 children and 28 adults died. Tornados, Welsh Words, Cymru, Coal Mining, South Wales, Wales Uk, Natural Disasters, Geology, Places To See

Aberfan - At 9.15am on Friday, 21 October 1966, the eyes of the world turned in horror to the tiny coal mining village of Aberfan in Wales where 116 children and 28 adults died. The names of those who died are here, and still, after 47 years, I find myself so moved by the long list of those children who happily went to school that morning. A dear price to pay for coal....

Tydfil Strollers: Circuit of Pontsticill Reservoir, Brecon Beacons, s Wales Wales Uk, South Wales, Sir Anthony, Brecon Beacons, Surf Trip, Snowdonia, Places Of Interest, Adventure Is Out There, Great Britain

Circuit of Pontsticill Reservoir

It was still very frosty when the walk started from the village, just as the sun was struggling to rise above the surrounding hills. The route includes a full 5.5 mile circuit of the reservoir, using part of the Taff Trail. The outward section meanders its way through the forestry until it briefly re-joins the road to Tal-Y-Bont, before crossing the bridge that separates the Pontsticill section of the reservoir from the Pentwyn (known locally as Dol-y-Gaer) expanse. Leaving the road that…

Side view of Cyfarthfa Castle in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, UK This was my grammar school Wales Uk, South Wales, Welsh Castles, Sir Anthony, Royal Residence, Beautiful Places, Amazing Places, Old Houses, The Locals

Side view of Cyfarthfa Castle

Cyfarthfa Castle was designed in 1824 by the architect Robert Lugar for William Crawshay II, and built at a cost of approximately £30,000 using locally quarried stone. The Crawshays lived in the house until 1889. The castle was sold in 1908 to the local council, who were initially unsure as to what purpose it should be put. Eventually, they decided to use part of the ground floor for a museum, which still operates. The rest of the building became a secondary school, and it was opened in…

It is exactly 50 years since tragedy swooped down on Aberfan killing 116 children and 28 adults. The story of what happened in the south Wales mining village of Aberfan is a devastating one which dealt a similar fate to the children who survived it. Missed In History, British History, Tornados, Haunted Pictures, History Class, Uk History, History Facts, 50 Years Ago, Lest We Forget

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WALES View of Merthyr Tydfil, showing Cefn Viaduct, oblique aerial view. black and white glass plate negative. Learn Welsh, New Bus, Over The River, Cymru, Bus Station, Slums, Allotment, South Wales, Aerial View

wpw032573 WALES (1930). View of Merthyr Tydfil, showing Cefn Viaduct, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.

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