Bamburgh Castle from the sea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bamburgh Village and Castle at Christmas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A general view of the Taff Valley in the 19th Century, looking over Cefn Coed to Merthyr Tydfil beyond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merthyr Tydfil and its ironworks c1790

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dowlais Ironworks, Merthyr Tydfil, 1840

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merthyr Tydfil High Street in 1840

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High Street, Merthyr Tydfil. Note the horse-drawn omnibus waiting for passengers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Star Inn, where Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton stayed during their visit to Merthyr Tydfil in 1802

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Merthyr Tydfil in 1912

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harris & Son, Photographers - an old picture of the business in Merthyr Tydfil owned by the Grandfather of Rolf Harris, entertainer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cyfarthfa Ironworks, Merthyr Tydfil, c1890

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The remains of Cyfarthfa Ironworks, Merthyr Tydfil, today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Crown Inn, High Street, Merthyr Tydfil. In 1798, a Lewis Foster, along with others, formed an Independent chapel in a room here. It is not known whether he was one of our Merthyr ancestors, but it is certainly possible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The village of Pontlottyn, today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bargoed Viaduct on the Rhymney Railway. The northern end of the viaduct (towards Pontlottyn) rests on the million year-old moraine left by the meeting of two glaciers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just outside Pontlottyn, in the early evening