Aberdare Boys’ Grammar School

Miscellaneous Section

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Some early photos
A collection of links to some ABGS photos in the Rhondda-Cynon-Taff Photo Archive.

Church and Chapel Services in 1896
A list of what the school pupil might attend on Sundays

A group of university students with Luther James and Jane Davies of Aberdare, 1922

A nostalgic walk along High Street from St. Johns Church, down Canon St and then Commercial St
Set in 1926, but written retrospectively by David Walter Morris who started at ABCS in September 1924

The mystery rugby team photograph, 1925

Cynon Valley students at U.C. Aberystwyth, 1930-31

The 1942 St David’s Day Essay Competition Winner - Alwyn Davies

Press Report of the award of the Distinguished Service Medal, DSM, to Peter Ellis

Brian Lendon Berry’s memories of his family and Aberdare in the late 1940s

Deputy Headmaster, Jack Bowen , made President of Aberdare Golf Club, 1950.  new

The Duffryn Aman St Johns Ambulance Cadet Section 1957

‘Am y Gore’ Radio Quiz, 1960
Details of a radio quiz with a combined Aberdare GS team

The Robertstown engine shed
The engine shed at the bottom of Tudor Terrace

Aberdare in the ’50s and ’60s
A variety of items of memorabilia from the 1950s & 1960s
(this item was formerly called Aberdare during our schooldays)

A group of local teachers, 1970. The NUT Executive Committee

Distant views of The Robertstown Playing Field in 1973
Two photographs from Dylan Morgan

Planting of the Centenary Tree, September 1996
Photographs of the ceremony when a tree was planted by Mr Tom Evans to celebrate the centenary

“School Time” - a reflective account of school life by Dylan Morgan
Dylan writes about the life, aspirations and the education of schoolboys at the Trecynon School

The School Rugby Scene in the Cynon Valley Millennium Tapestries
from Bourke Le Carpentier