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Aberdare Boys’ Grammar School

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Old School

A photograph of Cwmbach boys who attended Aberdare Boys County School, September 1926.

from Delyth Wilson (née Pardoe)

Cwmbach pupils in 1926

Back row : (L to R) : Howell Davies, Alan Hughes-Jones, T R James, Tegwyn Lewis
Seated : Howard Morgan, Ron Pugh, Ronald Pardoe

This photograph from Delyth Wilson includes her father Ronald Pardoe.
T.R. James became Head of Maths at the school, conductor of the Cwmbach Male Voice Choir, and from 1958 headmaster of Brynmawr Grammar School.
Alun Hughes Jones left school for U.C. Cardiff, and later in life became a Biology master at Pontypridd Boys Grammar School. He lived in Church Village.

The photograph was taken near Gwynfryn, 52 Aberdare Road, Cwmbach, (where Ron Pardoe lived).