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Glamorgan Collection

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Waves at Porthcawl

Waves at Porthcawl
A young boy defies the waves at Porthcawl, Glamorgan, Wales. His mother and her friend look across with some concern at another boy on the railings in the distance

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK

Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK
Promenade and Showground, Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK. Date: circa 1940

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: The Mumbles Train, Mumbles, Glamorgan

The Mumbles Train, Mumbles, Glamorgan
The Mumbles Train, Mumbles, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales. Swansea and Mumbles Railway Date: 1906

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Billy Bancroft, Welsh international rugby player

Billy Bancroft, Welsh international rugby player
William John Billy Bancroft (1871-1959), Welsh-born international rugby player who played for Swansea and Wales. He also played county cricket for Glamorgan. 1890s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Wales / Ystradgynlais

Wales / Ystradgynlais
Ystradgynlais, in the Swansea Valley, Glamorgan, Wales. Date: 1950s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Gorseinon, street and railway, near Swansea, South Wales

Gorseinon, street and railway, near Swansea, South Wales
View of the town of Gorseinon, near Swansea, Glamorgan, South Wales, with the railway line running in parallel with the High Street

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Cwmpennar Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales

Cwmpennar Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Cwmpennar Colliery (also known as the Powell Duffryn Colliery), Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Cambrian Colliery, Clydach Vale, Glamorgan

Cambrian Colliery, Clydach Vale, Glamorgan
Cambrian Colliery, Clydach Vale, Tonypandy, near Porth, Glamorgan, Wales. Date: 1905

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Landore Viaduct construction, near Swansea, South Wales

Landore Viaduct construction, near Swansea, South Wales
View of construction work on the Landore Viaduct, over the Swansea valley and the River Tawe, on the Great Western Railway, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Wyndham Colliery, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, South Wales

Wyndham Colliery, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, South Wales
A pre-1914 image of the Wyndham Colliery, Nantymoel, Ogmore Vale, South Wales which opened in 1868. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: The Village, Llanbedr, Barmouth, Wales

The Village, Llanbedr, Barmouth, Wales
The Village, Llanbedr, Barmouth, near Dyffryn Ardudwy, Glamorgan, Wales. Date: 1900s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Taffs Well Viaduct, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales

Taffs Well Viaduct, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Taffs Well Viaduct, also known as Walnut Tree Viaduct, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales. This was a railway viaduct crossing the canal

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Penrhiwceibr Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales

Penrhiwceibr Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Penrhiwceibr (Penrhiwceiber) Colliery, Glamorgan, South Wales. The colliery closed in 1985

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: BSC works, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, South Wales

BSC works, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, South Wales
View of the BSC (British Steel Corporation) works in Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, South Wales, with rows of houses in the foreground

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Albion Colliery, Pontypridd, Glamorgan

Albion Colliery, Pontypridd, Glamorgan
Albion Colliery, Pontypridd, near Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales. Date: 1909

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Union workhouse, Pontardawe, Glamorgan, Wales

Union workhouse, Pontardawe, Glamorgan, Wales
The Pontardawe Union workhouse was erected in 1870 on Brecon Road, Pontardawe, Glamorgan, Wales. It later became the Danybryn Hostel

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK

Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK
People on the beach on Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, UK. Date: circa 1910

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Ferndale Colliery and Tylorstown, Glamorgan, South Wales

Ferndale Colliery and Tylorstown, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of Ferndale Colliery (also known as Blaenllechau Colliery) and Tylorstown, Rhondda Valley, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Ocean Colliery, Nant Y Moel, Glamorgan, South Wales

Ocean Colliery, Nant Y Moel, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of the Ocean Colliery (also known as Western Colliery), Nant Y Moel (Nantymoel), Ogmore Vale, Glamorgan, South Wales, with a mixture of sleet and smoke on a day of bad weather

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Llest Colliery explosion, Glamorgan, South Wales

Llest Colliery explosion, Glamorgan, South Wales
A group of men and boys waiting for news of miners trapped underground following an explosion at Llest (Lluest) Colliery, Pontyrhyl, near Bridgend, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Male inmates at Cardiff Union Workhouse, Glamorgan

Male inmates at Cardiff Union Workhouse, Glamorgan
A group of elderly male inmates, accompanied by a nurse, at the Cardiff Union workhouse located on Cowbridge Road, Cardiff

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Port Eynon, Glamorgan, Wales, a typical stone-built village in the Gower Penninsula

Port Eynon, Glamorgan, Wales, a typical stone-built village in the Gower Penninsula. Date: 1950s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Nash Point lighthouse keeper

Nash Point lighthouse keeper
Mr Nathan Illston, Senior Keeper at Nash Point Lighthouse, portrait. Now deceased, he was a Trinity House Keeper for 44 years. First published The Sunday Times Date: 1988

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: The Beach, Llantwit Major, Glamorgan

The Beach, Llantwit Major, Glamorgan
The Beach, Llantwit Major, near Rhoose, Glamorgan, Wales. Date: 1930s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: The Village, Cadoxton, Glamorgan

The Village, Cadoxton, Glamorgan
The Village, Cadoxton, Barry, near Sully, Glamorgan, Wales. Showing the Old Church and the Three Bells Inn Date: 1900s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: GWR construction work at Pontlliw, South Wales

GWR construction work at Pontlliw, South Wales
Construction work taking place on the Great Western Railway near the village of Pontlliw, near Swansea, Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: WELSH TRAM

WELSH TRAM
The large double-decker tram of the Swansea and Mumbles Railway, Glamorgan, Wales. They were the largest trams in UK service

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Railway Station, Oystermouth, Glamorgan

Railway Station, Oystermouth, Glamorgan
Railway Station, Oystermouth, near Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales. Swansea and Mumbles Railway Date: 1920s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Aberglaslyn Pass, Snowdonia, Glamorgan

Aberglaslyn Pass, Snowdonia, Glamorgan, Wales. Date: 1910s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Senghenydd Universal Colliery Disaster, Wales, 1913

Senghenydd Universal Colliery Disaster, Wales, 1913
Keeping their painful vigil: waiting for news by the burning pit. Photographs from The Illustrated London News, at the time of the Senghenydd Colliery Disaster, near Caerphilly, Glamorgan

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Cricketer, Brain

Cricketer, Brain
J.H. Brain Cricketer - Gloucestershire & Glamorgan

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Sunshine Home for Blind Babies, Southerndown, Glamorgan

Sunshine Home for Blind Babies, Southerndown, Glamorgan
Two children and a woman in the garden of the Sunshine Home for Blind Babies, Southerndown, Glamorgan. Date: circa 1950

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Ewenny Priory Church, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

Ewenny Priory Church, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Ewenny Priory Church (Priordy Ewenni) in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales - a monastery of the Benedictine order, founded in the 12th century. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Merthyr Tydfil boys playing

Merthyr Tydfil boys playing
Two boys play on a bench above the steel works (now closed) at Merthyr Tydfil. Vintage black and white image. First published The Sunday Times c1989 1989

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Blaenavon, South Wales, retired miner

Blaenavon, South Wales, retired miner
A retired coal miner walks along the railway track with his mongrel dog at Blaenavon, South Wales. In the background is a redundant steam locomotive. First published in The Sunday Times in 1988. 1988

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Baldwin's Works, Port Talbot, Wales

Baldwin's Works, Port Talbot, Wales
Baldwins Iron and Steelworks, Port Talbot, Wales Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: J. A. Gibbs National Children's Home (NCH), Penarth, Glamorg

J. A. Gibbs National Children's Home (NCH), Penarth, Glamorg
Boys learning nautical skills at the J.A. Gibbs branch of the National Children's Home at Penarth

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Two schoolboys in a dormitory at Atlantic College (United World College of the Atlantic)

Two schoolboys in a dormitory at Atlantic College (United World College of the Atlantic), St Donat's Castle, Llantwit Major, Glamorgan, South Wales. Date: 1969

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Schoolboys at Atlantic College (United World College of the Atlantic), St Donat's Castle

Schoolboys at Atlantic College (United World College of the Atlantic), St Donat's Castle, Llantwit Major, Glamorgan, South Wales. Date: 1969

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: A VE Day party in Pontardulais, Glamorgan, a strict methodist community

A VE Day party in Pontardulais, Glamorgan, a strict methodist community. The party was probably dry and there isn t much food on the table; maybe it had all been eaten but it wouldn t have been a

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: National Childrens Home, Penarth

National Childrens Home, Penarth
Boys practise signalling at the Gibbs Memorial Home - a branch of the National Childrens Home (NCH) at Penarth, Glamorgan Date: Date unknown

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: M J Turnbull, Glamorgan County and England cricketer

M J Turnbull, Glamorgan County and England cricketer. Date: 1934

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: A H Dyson, Glamorgan County cricketer

A H Dyson, Glamorgan County cricketer. Date: 1934

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Sailors Home, Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales

Sailors Home, Cardiff, Glamorgan, South Wales. Date: circa 1908

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: The Parade, Neath, West Glamorgan, Wales

The Parade, Neath, West Glamorgan, Wales. Date: circa 1904

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: MAP / BRITAIN / WALES 18C

MAP / BRITAIN / WALES 18C
Map of Carmarthen and Glamorgan Shires Date: mid 18th century

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Picnic Gathering, Probably at Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales. Date: 1916

Picnic Gathering, Probably at Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales. Date: 1916

Background imageGlamorgan Collection: Two beach fishermen with their rods and line

Two beach fishermen with their rods and line
Two male beach fishermen with their rods and lines at Col Huw Bay, Llantwit Major, Glamorgan, South Wales. It is a windy and wet winters day and the sea is rough. The Sunday Times Date: 1988



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