SYNOPSIS 2015

An insight into the talks held in this year

Hill farming in Pontypridd

in the 1950s/60s

January 2015 - Mr Howard Thomas

This talk is based on true life experience and tells the story of the daily life on a hill farm in the 1950s and 1960s season by season. It is told entirely through pictures which describe the lifestyle, jobs and hardships endured at that time.

Victorian High Summer on the

Bristol Channel

April 2015 - Mr Steve Rowson

Information to follow

The Glamorgan Heritage Coast

July 2015 - Speaker to be confirmed

Information to follow

The life and times of

Ivor Novello

February 2015  - Mr Alan Thorne

Information to follow

The 1839 Chartist Rising and the “confession” of Zephaniah Williams

May 2015  - Mr Les James

Information to follow

Abergavenny

– Historic market town.

September 2015 - Mr Chris Barber

Information to follow

Glyn Houston, 

a black and white actor.

March 2015 - Mr Dean Powell

Information to follow

When Dai became Tommy – the role of Welsh miners in World War 1.

June 2015 - Mr Peter Walker

Information to follow

A Pictorial History of Ebbw Vale,

1913-2013

October 2015 - Mr Robin Williams

Information to follow

James Cook, his early life and first round the World voyage.

November 2015 - Mr Alan Ware

Information to follow

To be confirmed

December 2015 - Mr Richard Keen

Information to follow

ABOUT US

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

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

Pontypridd Museum

Glamorgan Archives

Pontypridd Library

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