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Compiled and edited by Carol Murphy and Chris Dixon & published by The Betws History Group, 2000

Contents listing and index by Gareth Hicks Aug 2001

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NB. personal names have been excluded from the index if they are likely to relate to people still living.

 

 

 

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---, Amanwy[see David Rees Griffiths] ---, Bessie Iawn (see William Jones]
---, Cwrcin [ see Joseph Thomas] ---, David, Llwyn Du, a miller, d 1737, 57
---, David ap Gwyn, yeoman, Glamorgan, Penyrallt/Betws, 1539, 140 ---, David ap John Gwyn, re Blaen Nant y Cadno, 1541, 140
---, David Gwillym ap Jenkin, Carmarthen, re Penyrallt/Betws, 1539, 140 ---, Gwili, poet and headmaster, Ysgol Gwynfryn, 135
---, Harry Dwndall, Henrhyd farm, 107 ---, Hywel ap Maredudd, 1136, 36
---, Ifan Llwyn Cwn, 108 ---, John ap Griffith ap David, re Blaen Nant y Cadno, 1541, 140
---, Lord Rhys, 36 ---, Maliwn, coalminer, 84
---, May Plough, Plough and Harrow, 124 ---, Moc Ystradaman, 108
---, Myrddin [see Gwilym Jones] ---, Rhys Fychan, Dinefwr, 11, 36, 37
---, Rhys Grug, 1217, 36 ---, Rhys y crydd, shoe repairs, Park St, 118
---, The Conjurers, 145 ---, Thomas Jenkin Llewellyn ap Morgan, yeoman, Betws, re Cwm Cathan, 1597, 140
---, Twmi, Ystalyfera, d 1920s, 146 ---, Watcyn Wyn, 12, 14
---, William ap Rees, yeoman, Glamorgan, Penyrallt/Betws, 1539, 140 ---. Hwliwn, coalminer, 84
---. Twm Alec, c 1840, 105 Ambrose, W, Cwmtwrch, 1896, 66
Beaufort, Lord, 145 Bevan, D, Bolgoed, 1896, 66
Bevan, Noah, sister Sarah, and his daughter Mary Ann, Full Moon farm/Blaen Cwm farm , d 1962, 138-9, 145 Bevan, Tom, Bryn, 1896, 67
Bevan, William, elder, Capel Newydd, 50 Beynon, Lloyd, sheep dog trial steward, 1896, 66
Bossche, Maria Van den, Antwerp, 1915, 80 Bowen, family, grocers, near Maes y Berllan, 120
Bowen, Isaac, school boy, d 1873, 79 Bowen, William, Ty'n y Coed Mill, 1840, 59
Bowen Evan, 54 Calder, John, London, 1840, 59
Callard, Sam, preacher & chemical works, 147 Cawdor, Earl, lord of the manor, 1895, 191
Chivers, Benjamin, chemical works, c 1840s, 147 Chivers, Jonathan, Ty'n y Coed house, 1840, 59
Chivers, ---Messrs, chemical works, 1907, 88, 147 Clement, William, Cross Keys pub, 1890, 122
Cooper ?, Thomas Rees, Coopers Arms Villa, 1798, 1818, 122 Coslet, Coslet, blacksmith & Cross Keys pub, 1837, 122
Darlington, J, colliery owner, Rugby, c 1890s, 86 Davies, Bob, gardener, Pen yr Argoed, 14
Davies, David, Llwynyfedwen, 1905, 54 Davies, David, hawker, d 1730, 57
Davies, David Glyn Mrs, Heulwen, 54 Davies, E S Rev, Capel Newydd, 50
Davies, Edna, Maes y Berllan, 117 Davies, Elizabeth, school girl, d 1880, 79
Davies, Evan, 18 Davies, Evan Rev, Argoed, 47
Davies, Glanmor, 54 Davies, H R Rev, Capel Newydd, 50
Davies, Henry, Penllech fach, 51 Davies, John, elder, Capel Newydd, 50
Davies, John, Waunherod, 1905, 54, 55 Davies, John Rev, Argoed, 47
Davies, Louis, singer, Mill Rd, 149 Davies, Mary Edith Mrs, Pantybanwen, 54
Davies, ---Mrs, wool lady, Park St, 119 Davies, ---Mrs, hairdresser, Betws Rd, 119
Davies, Price, manager at Ammanford colliery, 1925, 89 Davies, Samuel, Cwm Helen, 1848, 30
Davies, T, Felindre, 1896, 66 Davies, Thomas, Llwynyfedwen, 1905, 54
Davies, W M Mrs, Waungron, 1921, 80 Davies, William, school boy, 1868, 79
Davies, William, Pantyfallen, 54 Davies, William, shopkeeper, d 1732, 144
Davies, William H, Siloam Sunday school, 54 Davison, George, Kodak, 127
De Breos, William, Lord of Gower, 11, 26, 36, 37 Dinefwr, ---Lord, 15
Dinefwr, Princes of, 11 Donaldson, Francis, from the USA, 1840, 57
Dynevor, Lord, landowner, 1895, 191 Evans, D, sheep dog trial steward, 1896, 66
Evans, Daniel/Mary, smith and inn keeper, Betws village, 1813, 57 Evans, David, shoemaker, 1734, 57
Evans, David John, 54 Evans, Evan, shoemaker, Pant y Betws, d 1816, 57
Evans, Evan, miller, Melyn Llyn Du, 1816, 62 Evans, George, violin teacher, Mill Rd, 149
Evans, Hopkin, tailor, Full Moon Cottage, 1853, 58 Evans, J, Butchers Arms, 1896, 67
Evans, John, station master, c 1900, 127 Evans, Owen John Rev, Capel y Cwm, 54
Evans, Rachel, Betws Mill, 1861, 61 Evans, William, elder, Capel Newydd, 50
Evans, William and Hopkin, tailors, Full Moon cottage, 1853, 57 Fowler, George, school boy, d 1875, 79
Fowler, W, sheep dog trial timekeeper, 1896, 66 Frances, William/Anne, Maerdy Mawr, 1820, 62
Gifford, John, 1282, 37 Griffies, Jonathan, Curate of St David's/Betws, 1731/76, 41, 47, 57, 70
Griffies, Timothy, son of Jonathan, 1755, 70 Griffiths, ---, undertakers, Betws Rd, 119
Griffiths, ---, blacksmith, Pentwyn Rd, 118 Griffiths, David Rees [Amanwy]/Margaret/Mary, Yr-Efail, 1882-1953, 133-7
Griffiths, David/Mabel, Plough and Harrow, early 1900s, 123 Griffiths, Elwyn, 1920s, 60
Griffiths, James (Jim)Rt Hon/Winnie, Yr-Efail, 1890-1975, 12, 126-129, 134 Griffiths, Susannah, herbalist, Ty'n y Coed, 101
Griffiths, William/Margaret, blacksmith, Yr-Efail, 18, 127 Harri, Dai Watt, 1920s, 98
Harries, David, Ty'n y Coed Mill, 1875, 59 Harries, E, Pontardulais, 1896, 66
Harries, J, architect, Llandeilo, 1872, 43 Harries, John (Irlwyn), Argoed Fach, b 1878, 17, 18, 51, 100, 135, 135
Harries, Rees, Pant y Betws, d 1813, 64 Harris, Hopkin, gents tailor, Colonel Rd, 119
Harris, Howell Rev, Methodist preacher, 47 Harry, D, Cwrtmawr, 1896, 66
Harry, Mary, Llwyn Du Mill, 1911, 62 Heiniken, Letty Miss, 1840, 57
Herbert, Henry, Ammanford colliery, c 1890s, 85 Hewlett, Alfred, colliery owner, Warwick, c 1890s, 86
Hewlett, Ernie, Iron merchant, Totnes, c 1890s, 86 Hicks, Richard, Tanyrallt, 1905, 54
Higgs, Jonathan, elder at Capel Newydd, Bryncam, 50, 51 Higgs, Rees[Rhys], elder, Capel Newydd, 50, 52
Holding, W, Nottingham, 86 Hopkin, E, Cwmfelin Mill, c 1761, 63
Hopkin, John and dau Mary, Betws Mill, 61, 1820, 1844, 61 Hopkin, R, Ystradaman, d 1807, 64
Hopkyn, Willym/John/ & family, Plas y Betws/Cwm Cathan/ Maes y Betws/Llwyn Du, Glan Nant y Ffin/Ynys Tymlud houses, c1588-, 112 Hughes, Ben, school boy, 1868, 79
Hughes, Walter [Private], village postman, 1914, 152 Hummel, ---, clockmakers, Cross Inn, 1850, 57
James, David Mrs, grocers shop, Colonel Rd, 119 James, Edith Mrs, 54
James, Evan, Castell Ifan, 1905, 54 James, John, flaxman, d 1769, 57
James, John, school boy, 1868, 79 James, Jonathan, school boy, 1879, 79
Jenkins, ---, Wern Isaf, 44 Jenkins, George, school boy, born c 1850, 79
Jenkins, Griffith, mining engineer, 1912, 95 Jenkins, Olwen Rees Mrs, Brynhaulog, 54, 55
John, Hannah, sold paraffin etc, off Betws Rd, 119 John, Hopkin, Argoed Fawr, 1748, 17, 47
Jones,, Gwilym [Myrddin], poet and farm manager, Glan Nant y Ffin, 1899, 116, 135 Jones, Ben Elis Rev, Capel Newydd, 50
Jones, Dai farmer, Llwynyronen farm, b 1914, 108, 178 Jones, David, school boy, 1870, 79
Jones, Ellis Mrs, 1921, 80 Jones, Griffith, circulating schools, 70
Jones, Griffith, colliery at Maesquarre, 1870, 85 Jones, Hannah Gwen Miss, 54
Jones, Hopkin, Twllygwyddel, 1896, 66 Jones, Idris/Myfi, Newbridge, 14, 18
Jones, Ivor, school boy, 1889, 80 Jones, JNO, grocer/baker, Newbridge House,118, 119
Jones, John, elder, Capel Newydd, 50 Jones, John, school boy, 1880, 80
Jones, Mary, Plough and Harrow, 1842, 123 Jones, Mary Mrs, Cwm Cathan Isaf, 51
Jones, ---Miss, drapery shop, Park St, 118 Jones, ---Mr, Llyn Cwn, 1867, 77
Jones, ---Mrs, Dyffryn House, 74 Jones, Nansi Miss, Plasynant, 54
Jones, Thomas, choirmaster Sion Chapel, Plough, 48 Jones, Thomas, elder, Capel Newydd, 50
Jones, W J, Betws/Penllech/Anglesey, 142 Jones, W N, Dyffryn House/Ammanford, c 1900, 15
Jones, William (Bessie Iawn), Butchers Arms public house, d 1894, 15, 104, 125 Joseph, John, Penllech Farm, 1920s, 143
Joshua, John [Private], Betws/Ypres, 152 Julian, J H and son Denzil Bevan, Iscoed, Denzil d 1935, 81
Lewis, John, schoolmaster, Tycroes, 1866, 70, 72 Lewis, John, schoolmaster, from Cardiganshire, 1871, d 1915, 72, 73, 80, 126
Llewelyn, W, Fairwater, 1896, 66 Lloyd, Evan Rev, Vicar 1882+, 191
Lloyd, J, Penllereglwys, 1896, 66 Lloyd, ---Vicar, 45
Lloyd, W H, Medical Officer of Health, Llandeilo Board of Guardians, 1900, 67 Lloyd, William Rev, Penllech, at Betws church 1779-1813, 105
Maddox, ---Mrs, Ammanford, 45 Mainwaring, David, collier & poet, 135
McDonald, ---Mr, Maesquarre hall, 1918, 154 Miles, J, Tylecoch, 1896, 66
Miles, John, school boy, 1868, 79 Morejon, Cheo, boxer, 109
Morgan, Abel, Heol y Felin, 54 Morgan, D, sheep dog trial steward, 1896, 66
Morgan, David, Brynlloi colliery, 1757, 85 Morgan, Eleanor and father John, 1736, 114
Morgan, John, stone mason, Betws village, d 1809, 57 Morgan, Joseph, Bwlch y Mynydd, 51
Morgan, Rhys, Penllech Sunday school, 52 Morgan, Tom, Brynglas, 54
Morgan, Tom, Wauncaeifan, 54 Morgan Ifor, Llwyn Cwn cottage, 52
Morris, --- Mrs, Wernolau, 1890, 44 Morris, Anne, Maesquarre colliery, late C19, 88
Morris, D, Castell Farm/Carreg Cennen, 1896, 66 Morris, Dafydd Rev, Yr Hendre, 13
Morris, David, school boy, 1879, 79 Morris, David (Colonel), Brynffin, 12, 13, 14, 51, 73, 116, 131
Morris, family, Pontaman House and Gelli, 88 Morris, Godfrey, landowner, 45
Morris, Henry, Pantyfallen, 1905, 54 Morris, John/Ann, Coed Cae Bach, 1834, 116
Morris, William Henry, 54 Neal, Frederic K William, Mill Rd, 149
Owens, Derrick and Willie, school boys, Maerdy Rd, d 1935, 81 Parker, C, coal agent, London, c 1890s, 86
Pascoe, T T, mine agent, Swansea, 1913, 86 Peace, C, Lincoln, c 1890s, 86
Peace, M, solicitor, Wigan, c 1890s, 86 Peers, Donald, popular singer, Mill Rd/Betws, 1909-1973, 130
Peers, Frank, father of Donald, 130 Phillips, ---, Gilfach farm/Australia, 1860, 147
Pontan, Daniel, stonemason, 1807, 145 Popkyn, family, Cwmfelin Mill , 63
Powell, Idris, school boy, d 1919, 80 Powell, Landeg Rev, Sion Chapel, 48
Powell, William, gentleman, Cwmfelin Mill, 1761, 63 Price, ---Miss, hairdresser, Betws Rd, 119
Price, ---Mr/Mrs, home doctors, Betws Rd, 119 Pritchard, Thomas, Iscoed, 54
Rees, Esther, Butchers Arms, c 1935, 125 Rees, Esther Miss, sweet shop, Colonel Rd, 119
Rees, John, Pontyclerc/Ammanford, 1911, 122 Rees, Jonah, Brynhaulog, 54
Rees, ---Miss, grocers shop, Aron House/Betws Rd, 119 Rees, Morgan, Maerdy, d 1816, 64
Rees, Stephen, sheep dog trial steward, 1896, 66 Rees, W, overman, 1896, 67
Rees, William, elder at Capel Newydd, Ty'nycwm, 50, 51 Rees, William, College St, 1905, 54
Rees, William, Betws Mill, 1881, 61 Rees, William, assistant teacher, 1846, 77
Rees ?,Thomas [Cooper?], Coopers Arms Villa, 1798, 1818, 122 Rice, George Talbot, Baron Dinefwr, Newton House/Llandeilo, 1840, 115
Rice, Walter Sir, lord of the manor, Newton/Llandeilo, 1670, 62, 140 Richard, Seward Thomas/Isabella Irene, Brynffin, 1936, 131
Richard, William/Ann Rev, Capel Newydd, 1905, 14, 131 Richards, Evan, Llwyn Cwn, 52
Richards, Ivor Lord, 12, 14 Richards, William Rev, Capel Newydd, 50
Roberts, Gomer Rev, 12, 13, 135, 136 Roberts, John, elocutionist, Glanaman, 135
Roberts, ---Mrs, sweet shop/Cooper's Hotel, Colonel Rd, 119 Rutley, Winnie [married Jim Griffiths], Hampshire, 128
Samuel, Anne and family, Llyn Du Mill, after 1737, 1813, 62 Thomas, Dai, bandmaster, Mill Rd, 149
Thomas, Hugh, d 1720, 107 Thomas, Joseph, 18
Thomas, Joseph [Cwrcin], grocery shop, Betws square, 109, 118 Thomas, Llewellyn and son David, Llanfrynach, 1680, 106
Thomas, Morgan [and dau Jane baptised 1731], 145 Thomas, Myfanwy Harries, Waunddwfn, 54
Thomas, Rhys, school master, 1905, 54, 73, 77 Thomas, Rhys, school boy, 1880, 80
Thomas, Richard, stonemason, 1807, 145 Thomas, Thomas, elder, Capel Newydd, 50
Thomas, Thomas, Pantybanwen, 1905, 54 Thomos, Joseff, green grocer/mayor, 1895, 110
Treharne, family, Maesquarre hall, 152 Trevor, George Rice Rice, 1845, 116
Vaughan, Gwilym, 1907, 14 Vaughan, Johnny, boxing manager, 108, 178
Walerian, Robert, 1252, 36 Walters, Elizabeth , Ty'n y Coed Mill, 1908, 59
Watkins, Elizabeth, shopkeeper, Ty Ycha, village, d 1833, 57 Watt, Ossie, Glan Nant y Ffin farm, 108
Williams, ---, Maesquarre, d 1817, 64, 85 Williams, Ceinwen, choir conductor, Mill Rd, 149
Williams, D R, Llwynyrhaf, 1896, 66 Williams, Dafydd, 18
Williams, David, Maesquarre Hall, 14, 15, 101, 152 Williams, David, slaughterhouse, 1900, 67
Williams, David/Elizabeth, gentleman yeoman, Melin Llwyn Du, 1670, 1737, 62 Williams, George, Maesquarre Hall, 1847, 152
Williams, J L, Maesquarre, 1896, 66 Williams, J W, Castell, 1896, 67
Williams, John, school boy, 1868, 79 Williams, John (Squire), Maesquarre Hall, c 1900, 14, 108, 152, 154, 191
Williams, John the oil, Park St, 118 Williams, ---Mrs and dau, sweet shop/grocers, Betws Rd, 119
Williams, Robert, 18 Williams, William and dau Jane, 1680, 106
Williams, William/Rose Callard, 46

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Places / groups

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Abernant , 94 Amalgamated Collieries Ltd, 87
Amman Engineering co, 88 Amman river, 11
Amman Valley Grammar School, 130 Ammanford Colliery No 1 and 2, 32, 48, 73, 85, 88, 89, 90, 91, 127, 133
Ammanford Cory Team, 143, 155, 156 Ammanford Gas Co, 73
Ammanford Square, 90, 141 Ammanford Train Station, 74
Ammanford trotting Stadium, 176 Annwyl Fan, nursing home, 11
Argoed, the, 112 Argoed fach, 51
Argoed Fawr cottage, 17 Argoed Fawr House, 46
Argoed Rd, 17, 46 Aron House, 119
Auxiliary Fire Service, 151 Banc Cwm helen, 29
Banc y Bryn, 20, 22, 32 Baran, 27, 58, 107
Benevolent Club, 149 Bethany, Glanaman, 50
Bethany Chapel/Ammanford, 48 Betws Anthracite Ltd, 94
Betws Blackbirds, 155 Betws Board school, 126
Betws Carnival, 182 Betws Church School, 72
Betws Colliery, 32 Betws Cricket Club, 169, 177
Betws fair, 179 Betws Mill, 60
Betws Mountain, 66, 106 Betws New Drift Mine, 93
Betws Park, 12, 143, 155 Betws primary school, 179
Betws Rd, 17, 44, 48, 72, 74, 112, 114, 142, 179 Betws Recreation Club, 155
Betws Rugby Club, 163, 189 Betws School, 60
Betws school, 118 Betws Soccer Club, 189
Betws Square, 12, 109, 149 Bishop's Palace, 142
Black Mountains, 22 Blaen Cwm farm, 65, 145
Blaen Nant y Cadno, 29, 50, 140 Bodyst, 142
Bodyst Ucha, 22, 36 Bristol House/Ammanford, 118
Bryn Coed/Llandybie, 23 Bryn y Bierthi, 140
Bryncam, 50 Brynffin, 12, 131, 193
Brynlloi/Glanaman, 85, 191 Buarth Valley, 29
Butchers, The, 15 Butchers [Mount]colliery, 91, 92, 93, 125, 194
Butchers Arms, 66, 91, 141 Bwlch y Mynydd farm [Mountain Gate], 36, 50, 140
Bwtrifach, 113 Bwtrimawr, 113
Cae Castell Ffinnen Isaf/Uchaf, 115 Cae Crwn, 50, 92
Cae Gurwen, manor, 38 Cae Penllech, 142
Cae Quarr, 145 Caefadog, 48
Caemawr, 177 Caemawr estate, 112
Cae'r Beddau, 36 Cae'r Castell, 36
Cae'r Eglwys, 114 Cae'r Ynys, 127
Cantref Bychan, 33 Cantref Gwyr, 35
Capel Newydd, 12, 48, 74, 80, 131 Capel Sion, 48
Carreg Aman Uchaf, 17 Carreg Arthur, 15
Carreg Cennen Castle, 33, 35 Cartref/Tirydail Lane, 37
Castell Coch, 36 Castell Du, 36, 44
Cathan Bridge, 151 Cathan river, 11, 36
Cawdor colliery, 85 Cawdor estate lands, 66
Cefn Gwrhyd, 27 Chemical Works/Pontaman, 59, 147
Christian Temple/Ammanford, 127 Church St, 115
Clawdd Owain, 27 Clydach fawr, 114
Coed Cae, 114 Coed Cae Bach, 116
Colonel Rd, 12, 48, 118, 145 Co-op Stores, 119
Coopers Hotel/pub, 109, 119, 122, 155, 156, 164 Coopers Well, 61
Craig Cefn Parc, 25 Cresci's Caf/Quay St, 75
Cross Inn/Ammanford/Llandybie, 11, 48, 72, 77 Cross Keys pub, 109, 119, 122, 163
Cwm Buarth, 29 Cwm Cathan, 29, 50, 140
Cwm Clydach, 26 Cwm Helen, 29
Cwm Rhyd yr Eirin Falls, 17 Cwmaman, 84, 145, 191
Cwmfelin, 31, 50, 58, 65 Cwmfelin [mill], 63
Cwmgors, 38, 85 Cwmwernddu field, 163
Cydweli, 37 Dan yr Allt, 141
Darts Team, 177 Deheubarth, 33, 35
DHSS building, 142, 151 Dinefwr castle/Llandeilo, 24, 30
Docklands, 142 Drift y Parc mine, 133, 134
Drum & Fife Band, 146 Dynevor colliery, 88
Elim, Tirydail, 50 Elliptical Stones, 146
Foelgastell, 14 Full Moon Cottage, 141, 145, 190
Gardener's Fault, 141 Garenig valley, 29
Garn Goch/Bethlehem, 23 Garnant, 72, 74, 85
Garnswllt, 11, 112, 144 Garth Owen, 30
Gelliceidrim colliery, 85 Gellimanwydd chapel(Christian Temple) , 12, 17
Gilfach farm, 145 Glan Nant y Ffin [mill], 58, 60
Glan Nant y Ffin farm, 61, 146 Glan yr Afon Sheltered Complex, 117, 151
Glan yr Afon Workmen's Rest, 117, 151 Glanaman, 15, 72
Glyn y Felin, 31 Glyn yr Adar, 146
Glyncywarch, 85, 88 Glynmoch colliery, 85, 88
Gospel Hall/Pantyffynnon, 28 Gower, 11
Graig Fawr, 27 Graig Fawr/Pontardulais, 23
Griffiths Bros Builders, 122 Groeslwyd, 50, 141, 191, 193
Gwaith Dwr Llygad Llwchwr, 1905, 14 Gwaith Isaf, 32, 48, 54
Gwaith Uchaf Betws, 32, 48, 54 Gwaun-cae-gurwen, 36, 85, 127
Gwern y Felin, 31 Hafod, 30
Hannah John's Lane, 119 Hendre Fawr, 30
Henrhyd, 22, 32, 36 Heol Henry, 145
Heol Maesyquarre, 54 Heol Pwnai, 145
Heol y Porth, 142 High St, Ammanford, 42
Hopkinstown, 45, 112, 193 Iscennen, commote, 33
Ivorites Hall/Ammanford, 127 Jazz Band, 179
Lamb colliery, 85 Lincoln's Nightclub, 87
Llandeilo Builders Merchants, 88 Llandeilo Hunters, 123
Llandeilo Talybont[Hendy], 40, 42 Llech yr Aberth, 22, 23
Llech yr Halen, 22, 146 Lle'r Eglwys, 115
Lliw valley, 26 Llwchisawel, 142, 144, 145, 190
Llwyn Cwn, 50, 141 Llwyn Du [mill], 58, 61, 62
Llwyn y Fesen , 148 Llwynyronen moor, 105
Llynfell river, 27 Lon y Felin, 151
Loughor river, 11 Lower Clydach valley, 30
Madog's field, 48 Maerdy, the, 112
Maerdy farm, 61, 67, 190 Maerdy Rd, 151
Maes Dewi (Piode Fach)/Llandybie, 24 Maes y Berllan, 62, 112, 120, 144, 193
Maes y Betws farm, 61, 145, 146, 190 Maesllech, 50, 142, 190
Maesquarre colliery, 88 Maesquarre Hall, 14, 152
Maesquarre Rd, 143 Maes-y-Betws farm, 17, 39, 44, 115
Maesyfelin, 164 Manor Betws, 33, 115
Manor Meddynfych, 33 Manorau, 54
Meddynfych farm, 25 Melin Flawd y Betws, 60
Melin Llwyd Du, 62 Melin y Cwm, 31, 58
Milestones, 143 Mill Rd, 60, 61, 149
Mount colliery, 88, 91 Myddenfych, 25
Mynydd Betws, 19, 20+ Mynydd Carn Llechart/Pontardawe, 20
Mynydd Ddu, 22 Mynydd y Gwair, 25, 27
Nant Melin, 31, 58 Nant y Cadno, 141
Nant y Ffin stream, 61, 110, 130, 140, 145 Nant-y-ffin, 18
National Assistance Office, 120 Neath Abbey, 38
Neolithic Burial Chambers, 142 Newbridge House, 118
Oak Tree, 146 Pant y Betws farm, 120, 176, 190
Pant y Betws well, 72 Pantyffynnon Station, 61, 152
Pantyfynnon Colliery, 135 Parc Bwtrimawr, 113
Parc Tir yn y Bailie/Cwm Cathan, 140 Parcyrhun House, 28
Parcyrhun school, 73 Parish Rd, 142
Park St, 112, 117, 120, 142, 151 Pen yr Heol, 141
Penlannau Farm, 145 Penllech, 50, 141, 142, 143, 190
Penllech fach, 51 Penllech Sunday school, 50
Penlle'r Castell, 16, 27, 30, 35 Penlle'r Eglwys, 142
Penpound Garage, 61 Pentwyn Rd, 48, 118
Penyrallt, 29, 140 Pen-yr-Argoed hill, 14
Pen-yr-Argoed Square, 17 Pier Head Team, 143
Plas y Betws, 29, 85, 107, 142, 190 Plas y Nant, 51
Plough and Harrow, 105, 109, 110, 119, 123, 142, 145, 163 Pontaman, 45, 90, 147
Pontaman Mill, 59 Porthyrodyn, 140
Post Office, 119 Pwll Jonathon, 85
Quay St/Ammanford, 74, 142 Quika, path, 62, 114, 120
Raven colliery, 85 Rhydaman Society, 151
Rice Rd, 115, 156, 182 Saron colliery, 90
Scotch Pine [Butchers Arms] Public House, 15, 91, 125, 150 Ship Inn/Felindre, 107
Siloam Sunday school, 54 Sion Chapel, 17
Sion Chapel/Betws Rd, 48, 119 Siop Glan, 121
Slaughter house, 67 Small pox hospital, 16
Soccer club, 119 Social events, 189
St David Church/Betws, 27, 38, 39, 113, 141 St David's Church/Llangyfelach, 38
St Thomas's Church, 90 Striveland, 35
Stryd y Cei/Ammanford, 142 Talley Abbey, 38
Tipperary, 112 Tir Einon/Llandybie, 23
Tir Eleanor Morgan, 114 Tir Lan, 141
Tir Lidir, 140 Tir y Beddau, 142
Tir yn y Gwyndwn, 140 Tirydail, 33
Tirydail colliery, 73 Tirydail Lane, 37
Tirydail tinplate works, 48 Tor Clawdd, 25
Treforus housing estate, 14, 182 Twll Gwyn, 85
Ty Capel, 17 Ty Coch, 87, 107
Ty Melin Uchaf/Isaf, 31, 58 Ty'n y Berllan, 144
Ty'n y Coed [mill], 58, 59 Ty'n y Cwm, 50
Ty'n y Wern/Glanaman, 194 United Anthracite Collieries Ltd, 86
Upper Clydach valley, 29 Vicarage, 128
Waun Hir, 20, 22, 32 Wern Isaf farm, 148
Wern Terrace, 17 Wernolau Rd, 45
Wernos, 95 Wesleyan methodist Chapel/Pontaman, 148
Wheelhouse shop, 118 White House, 128
Yr-Efail, 12 Ysgair Cathan, 145
Ysgol Sul Siloam, 54 Ysguborwen farm, 141
Ystalyfera, 72 Ystrad Tywi, 33

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Photographs/maps

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Amanwy, 134 Ammanford Colliery, Betws, 86
Ammanford Cory Team [Betws Park], 143 Ammanford No 2, Betws, 89
Ammanford town AFC, 159 Ammanford Town Juniors, 161, 162
Ammanford Trotting Stadium, 176 Argoed Fawr, first chapel in Betws, 46
Arthur, Louise, 171 Bartlett, A....., 175
Betws AFC, 158 Betws Blackbirds, 155, 156, 157
Betws Bridge (Amman), 12 Betws Carnival. 182-187
Betws Cricket Club 1990, 169 Betws haymakers, 65
Betws New Mine, 94 Betws RFC, 1962-63, 165
Betws RFC, 1980-81, 165 Betws RFC official opening, 166
Betws Rugby Team, 1994, 167 Betws Rugby Team, January 2000, 167
Betws School, 72, 73, 76, 77, 78, 79 Betws Square, 150
Bevan, Noah, and his foxes, 138 Brickworks, 87, 88
Butchers Arms/Betws Mountain, 104 Cae Siwan, Betws, 16
Capel Sion, group with Colonel Morris, 49 Capel Sion and Capel Newydd, 50
Capel Sion/betws Rd, 49 Carn Llechart Neolithic burial chamber, 21
Carn Llechart stone circle, 20 Castell Ifan, 69
Cathan River & Bridge [Garnswllt], 151 Commotes, Map of , 33
Commotes, map of, showing position of Penlle'r Castell, 35 Co-op Stores/Betws Rd, 120
Coopers Hotel, Betws Rd, 123 Cross Keys, Betws Rd, 122
Cwm Buarth, aerial view, 29 Cwm Rhyd yr Eirin Falls, 16
Delivery Van [JNO Jones], 118 Disaster at Senghenydd, 95
Evans, B....., 174 Fferm Cwmrhydyreirin, 69
Football Teams, 160 Full Moon Cottage, 141
Garn Goch/Bethlehem, aerial view of hill fort, 24 Griffiths, James, 126
Gwyr [Gower], ancient map, 27 Haines, N........, 172
Harries, Irlwyn, Argoed Fach, 17 Harries, J...., and his young ladies, 188
Jazz Bands, 180, 181 Jones, Dai[Farmer], 178
Lech yr Halen standing stone, 23 Llan, tithe map of church area, 28
Llwchisawel, 144 Llwyn Cwn Farm, 68
Madame Ceinwen & Betws Choir, 149 Mado's Headstone [Noah Bevan's dog], 139
Maerdy Farm, 68 Maes y Betws Farm, 68
Maesquarre Hall, 153 Maesquarre Lake, 154
Maesquarre Tea Party, 153 Maes-y-Bettws, map of village area c 1811, 10
Mari Maesquarre, 14 Marshall, ---Mrs, 121
Mill Lane, 60 Millstones, 61
Monkey Puzzle Tree[Maesquarre Hall] 108 Morris, Colonel, 13
Murphy, J......., 171 Newbridge House, 117
Oak Tree, The, artist's sketch, 147 Old Maerdy Farm, 34
Pen yr Argoed/Betws, 47 Penllech Sunday school, building of, 52
Penllech Sunday School group c 1890, 53 Penlle'r Castell, 36
Pentwyn Rd, 115 Plas y Betws Farm, 142
Platform house/Upper Clydach valley, remains of, 31 Plough and Harrow, 124
Pontaman Bridge, 91 Pontaman Chemical Workers, 148
Pontaman Mill, artist impression, 58 Pontaman Mill, 59
Prince Charles' Visit, 93 Pwll Perkins, 84
Reid, L....., 175 Scotch Pine, 125
Siloam Chapel/Maesyquarre, 55 Sion Chapel/Betws Rd, 48
St David's Church/ Betws, 40 St David's Church/Betws, copy of original plan, 42
St David's Church/Betws, circular window, 43 St Thomas Sunday School, 45
Steinman, M........, 170 Tair Carn Isaf, aerial view, 22
The 'Clwb bach', 164 The new clubhouse, 164
Thomas, B....., 172 Thomas, R.... & A...., 173
Treforus, street party [named group], 188 Trot, L....., 175
Workmens Rest, 150

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