From The Archives

A full list of news articles from our news archive. Many thanks to Fay Swain who has shared her research for the Gelligaer Historical Society book "Bargoed & Gilfach a Local History".
Sources include the Bargoed Journal and Rhymney Valley Express.


1969 JOHN H GARDNER - INCOMING PRESIDENT

Wednesday 1 January 1969

Report from the Rhymney Valley Express

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1938 NEW PRESIDENT AND OFFICERS

Saturday 1 January 1938

This article we think appeared in the Western Mail in 1968 and confirms that Bargoed Chamber of Trade was relaunched in 1936.

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1936 Father Christmas Float

Tuesday 1 December 1936

 

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1933 July Emporium Outing

Saturday 8 July 1933

From the Merthyr Express

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1914 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - PLASNEWYDD HOTEL

Saturday 12 December 1914

President E D Price, Secretary E Phillips and Treasurer S Winstone, Vice Presidents Rev D Leyshon Evans CC, Iorwerth Clark (Accountant) and W Ebsworth (Solicitor).
The officers for the ensuing years were elected -- Evan Isaac Phillips elected President, Secretary and Treasurer reelected.
Vice Presidents W J Davies, H Evans and G Davies

Apart from the elections the other business reported was:-
1. objections of some traders (not the grocers) to closing hours proposed by Gelligaer Urban District Council.
2. possibility of recognition of Edward Lewis -- retired after 24 years Postmaster -- to be put on agenda for next meeting.

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1914 Kellys Directory

Thursday 1 January 1914

 

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1913 BARGOED JOURNAL - CHAMBER OF TRADE ENTRIES (ABRIDGED)

Wednesday 31 December 1913

The Bargoed Journal was a weekly newspaper.

Copies for the years 1909 - 1913 and 1915 - 1917 are held at the Research Centre, Winding House, New Tredegar and at the National Library of Wales Aberystwyth.

See previous News for 1911 & 1912 entries

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1913 Shop Act Court Cases

Saturday 8 November 1913

 

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1912 BARGOED JOURNAL - CHAMBER OF TRADE ENTRIES (ABRIDGED)

Tuesday 31 December 1912

The Bargoed Journal was a weekly newspaper.

Copies for the years 1909 - 1913 and 1915 - 1917 are held at the Research Centre, Winding House, New Tredegar and at the National Library of Wales Aberystwyth.

See previous News for 1911 entries

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News Archive

1969

January (1)

1938

January (1)

1936

December (1)  •  October (1)

1933

July (1)

1914

December (1)  •  January (1)

1913

December (1)  •  November (1)

1912

December (2)  •  June (1)  •  May (1)  •  September (1)

1911

April (1)  •  December (2)  •  January (1)

1910

December (1)  •  January (1)

1909

November (2)

1906

March (1)

1905

January (1)

1903

January (1)

1895

January (1)

1871

January (1)