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Pontypridd Historical Society exists to foster the continuing interest in the history of Pontypridd and the surrounding area as well as all of Wales and all things with a Welsh connection worldwide.

The Society Committee comprises:

Chairman            Mr Ken Boaden

Secretary             Mr Brian Davies

Treasurer             Mr Howard Thomas

Committee Member    Ms Pat McKenna

Committee Member    Mr Mike Edwards

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USEFUL LINKS
SEE MAIN MENU FOR ALL TALKS INCLUDING UPCOMING TALKS.

Further information of local interest including many pictures can be found using the following links:

Pontypridd Museum

Glamorgan Archives

Pontypridd Library

SYNOPSIS 2017

An insight into the talks held in this year

Aberfan –

the making of a documentary

January 2017 - Mr Iwan England

Information to follow

The Riots of August 1911

in the South Wales valleys

February 2017  - Dr Stuart Broomfield

Information to follow

Bronze Age Cairns in the

Glamorgan Uplands

March 2017 - Mr Dewi Bowen

Information to follow

William Abraham (Mabon)

– Working class hero?

April 2017 - Mr David Maddox

Information to follow

The origins of the

Rhondda people

May 2017  - Ms Gaynor Evans

Information to follow

The largest Second World War

factory in Britain

June 2017 - Mr Mike Clubb

Information to follow

Refugee Artists

in Wales

July 2017 - Peter Wakelin

Information to follow

Pontypridd Politics before and

after the First World War 

September 2017 - Steve Belzak

Information to follow

Hughesovka –

a Welsh adventure 

October 2017 - David Cartwright

Information to follow

Lloyd George’s army

at Mametz Wood

November 2017 - carwyn Hughes

Information to follow

Views from

the Rocking Stone

December 2017 - Mr Brian Davies

Information to follow