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Dave



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:21 pm    Post subject: Abertillery  Reply with quote

Have this photo from a visit in the 60s is it still there ?  Dave  

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Carolyn



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yep it is although it's been tarted up a bit since then


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks again Carolyn   Smile    Dave
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This one taken around the same as the first one, in Abertillery I believe,   a bit quiet,    Dave

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Dave,
         I believe thats the hill leading to Llanhilleth
                                                             Cheers
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


 Thanks geraldjames,  as a long time ago, and only visiting family roots, is the area of pic still in Abertillery  ?   Dave  
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Dave,
          Just south of Aber aprox 2 miles
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

geraldjames Thanks  Dave
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great picture of Llan.

Not a pothole in site...those were the days! Wink


The bill board is not there anymore - can't recall it at all and I am in my forties!
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


  jools thanks  I believe that was in the 60s  Dave  
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would have said 60's or late 60' maybe early 70's I remember it well especially that particular add
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



 Carolyn thinking about it it might have been the early 70s  Dave
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would have so so since I trotted down that way daily to take my kids to sixbells nursery
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

In the last pic,  was there a Garage at the bottom of the hill on the left,   Dave
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 11:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Carolyn wrote:
I would have so so since I trotted down that way daily to take my kids to sixbells nursery


Carolyn, I think maybe you are having one of those senior moments.
You must have made quite a detour if you went  down that way to get to
Six Bells.  You are probably thinking  of the Bill Board which is still on the
end of the top house in Alexandra Road .

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