Old Neath Photograph Archive

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20 viewsBridge Street, Neath. Miners Arms on the right. c.1975.ChrisLewis06/14/20 at 17:37Vern: To remember that Bridge Street was a a part of the...
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20 viewsBridge Street, Neath. Angel Garage on the left. c.1975.ChrisLewis06/13/20 at 13:01Vern: The garage was run by a Mr Phillips, I used to cal...
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14 viewsHill Cycle Specialists, Windsor Road, Neath. 1972.ChrisLewis06/13/20 at 12:57Vern: I remember Mr Hill riding his three wheeler in his...
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14 viewsJim Morgan (Motor Cycle Shop) Windsor Road, Neath. c.1968.ChrisLewis06/13/20 at 12:50Vern: I remember Jim with much respect, I always had goo...
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21 viewsThe Post Office, Wind Street, Neath.ChrisLewis04/11/20 at 11:48Vern: Many thanks! Chris, much appreciated.
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30 viewsThe short-lived stock car track at Neath Abbey. Carl_H10/06/19 at 18:44Vern: Trevor Redmond ran the Neath Dragons Speedway Team...
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31 viewsStation Square, Neath. Railway Station & Bus Station. Photograph courtesy of R.C. Measday.ChrisLewis07/08/19 at 15:41Vern: An interesting looking Telephone Box, what year wa...
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39 viewsView of Neath. Neath Abbey in the foreground with Milland Road and the construction of the A465 bypass carriageway. Photograph courtesy of R.C. Measday.ChrisLewis05/23/19 at 12:29Vern: Neath Gas Works on Milland Road. Many thanks!
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45 viewsCadoxton Lodge.ChrisLewis01/09/19 at 16:56Vern: During the early 1940s, the Auxiliary Fire Service...
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44 viewsPrevious houses (now demolished) that were located on the National Trust site at Aberdulais.ChrisLewis11/23/18 at 13:16Vern: Once the home of Dr Norman Thomas and previously D...
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117 viewsE.Griffiths Grocer Shop 1980'sbowenworth03/06/18 at 08:04Vern: Helen, it's in Commercial Street, Neath, behi...
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90 viewsFish & Chip Saloon, The Croft, Neath. c.1927ChrisLewis09/15/17 at 20:36Vern: The 'Chippy' is still going strong I bel...
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45 viewsSt Matthews Church and Vicarage, Dyffryn, Bryncoch.ChrisLewis06/11/17 at 08:16Vern: Is the footpath named 'Ladies Walk' stil...
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39 viewsView from the Gasometer "King Kong" central Port Talbot. c.1939
ChrisLewis05/07/17 at 08:27Vern: A fine view of busy times at Port Talbot. Many tha...
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66 viewsCrynant Garage, Winter 1982ChrisLewis01/08/17 at 17:00Vern: Bracey's Furnishing shop was in Windsor Road,...
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49 viewsWorld War One Tank on display at Victoria Gardens at Neath.ChrisLewis09/29/16 at 17:46Vern: Removed for scrap early in WWII, as were the Victo...
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65 viewsNeath & Brecon Railway workshops and yard at Neath.ChrisLewis09/28/16 at 11:24Vern: My cousin worked here as a 'Wagon Repairer�...
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76 viewsGeneral view showing Football Field Neath. Cadoxton village and the brewery in the background c.1940ChrisLewis09/27/16 at 21:03Vern: Evans-Bevans brewery is on the middle right, centr...
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90 viewsBriton Ferry Post Office. c.1915ChrisLewis09/27/16 at 09:04Vern: Post Office?
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118 viewsNeath Railway & Bus Station in the 50'sChrisLewis09/13/16 at 08:59Vern: Enquiry entrance on the left, then to the right, t...
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71 viewsThe level crossing, Skewen.ChrisLewis07/01/16 at 08:31Vern: This location is still known as 'The White Ga...
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48 viewsMayor of Neath, T.E Molland at the opening of Neath fair 1962.ChrisLewis03/16/16 at 18:44Vern: Mr Ernie Molland was a very well respected man, wh...
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80 viewsAberdulais Halt, NeathChrisLewis03/10/16 at 09:47Vern: Nice photo of G.W.R No: 8445. 0-6-0. Designer Ha...
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64 viewsJames st, early 20th century, Peter Williams02/27/16 at 10:46Vern: Hi Peter! I made a visit to the Bethlehem Green ch...
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52 viewsThe old briton ferry legion, on the site that would become the roundabout. The ramp leading to the Catholic church is on the left.Peter Williams01/28/16 at 14:05Vern: The turning to the right must be Bethel Street, wh...
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56 viewsG.W.R Delivery Cart at the corner of Hunter Street and Ritson Street.ChrisLewis01/26/16 at 20:46Vern: A lovely photo. A source of nature's rose fer...
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381 viewsBriton Ferry before the roundabout. 50'sChrisLewis01/21/16 at 09:41Vern: The Cavalli's Transport Café is now the site ...
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65 viewsMoose Hall, NeathChrisLewis01/18/16 at 15:24Vern: Formally a Methodist Chapel (1813). The Moose Hall...
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69 viewsAberdulais Post Office prior to demolition.ChrisLewis01/16/16 at 07:53Vern: Memories of when I was sent there on errands to bu...
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48 viewsGeneral View, Briton Ferry. c.1915ChrisLewis01/15/16 at 09:00Vern: One can just see the subway entrance going under t...
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52 viewsNeath River Bridge. c.1909ChrisLewis01/15/16 at 08:43Vern: Interesting to see the railway bridge in the backg...
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60 viewsNeath River Bridge and Wharf. The Old Leather House known locally as "The Great White House" on the right hand side of the photo.ChrisLewis01/14/16 at 15:40Vern: The sand boat has sailed and left a pile of sand o...
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85 viewsNeath Abbey Railway Station. c.1949ChrisLewis01/07/16 at 10:44Vern: Many thanks! Chris. I remember the level crossing ...
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85 viewsNeath Abbey Railway Station. c.1949ChrisLewis01/05/16 at 18:47Vern: Lovely photograph. Was this station by the 'W...
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42 viewsMechanics Institute, Church Place, Neath, c.1970ChrisLewis12/18/15 at 10:20Vern: Now the home of The Neath Antiquarian Society.
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56 viewsMV,Maria pompei, which grounded on aberavon beach in 1956.Peter Williams12/12/15 at 09:31Vern: I missed this event due to having a job to do in M...
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67 viewsThe royal oak, orchard st, c1950s.Peter Williams12/08/15 at 08:49Vern: Ah yes, I remember it well. Orchard Street was a s...
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250 viewsBryncoch Colliery, Neath. c.1900 ChrisLewis12/07/15 at 21:00Vern: I believe a family named Wathan lived there, is th...
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52 viewsWesley chapel, London rd, 1975.Peter Williams12/06/15 at 14:09Vern: Now the site of Victoria Gardens Surgery, with the...
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78 viewsThe Vale of Neath Brewery at Cadoxton, 1846.ChrisLewis12/04/15 at 19:31Vern: Paul, Don't know if your grandfather was tell...
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93 viewsThe historical site at Court Herbert in 2015.
The entrance to the WWII Anti-Aircraft Gun-Site at Court Herbert, then later, No: 284 Prisoner of War Camp (Germans) and lastly, a A.T.S Camp.
Vern12/04/15 at 09:12Vern: It is documented as 'No: 284 Abbey Road Camp,...
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581 viewsNeath General Railway Station during demolition. c 1974.MarkProtheroe11/25/15 at 11:44Vern: Quote: "shame it was demolished and replaced ...
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69 viewsBriton ferry steel bowls. With graig chapel on the right, the lodge garage with the sign, and shelone terrace above.Peter Williams11/24/15 at 14:09Vern: The Lodge Garage which was setback on the L/H side...
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69 viewsG.W.R stables at Neath General Station. Vern11/22/15 at 13:52Vern: These are believed to be the only G.W.R buildings ...
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96 viewsAngel st, c1970.Peter Williams11/21/15 at 20:52Vern: 'The Angel' public house is to the right...
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362 viewsGiants Grave, Briton Ferry. c.1954ChrisLewis11/21/15 at 10:05Vern: Local historians requested that this vessel be pre...
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93 viewsThe historical site at Court Herbert in 2015.
The entrance to the WWII Anti-Aircraft Gun-Site at Court Herbert, then later, No: 284 Prisoner of War Camp (Germans) and lastly, a A.T.S Camp.
Vern11/19/15 at 13:38Vern: The entrance to the WWII Anti-Aircraft Gun-Site at...
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63 viewsBaglan rd, Briton ferry, c1900s.Peter Williams11/19/15 at 11:06Vern: The 'Old Baglan Road' with the 'Tra...
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570 viewsPendrill Street, Neath, August 1940, World War Two bomb kills four people.ChrisLewis11/17/15 at 10:45Vern: The bombed houses in New Henry Street backed onto ...
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120 viewsThe only known photo of Alfred Jones and Elizabeth Annie Truscott, the parents of Ray milland, 1915.Peter Williams11/16/15 at 19:04Vern: Alfred Jones worked at the Neath Steel Sheet & Gal...
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