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Map of part of the Ogmore Valley in 1884

Map of the Ogmore Valley in 1884

Ogmore Valley in 1884

The Ogmore Valley eventually had many deep coal mines and numerous levels (drift mines). The deep pits included:

Rhondda Main - sunk in 1914 and closed in 1924, Aber - sunk in approx 1865, closure date unknown, Penllwyngwent - sunk in 1905 and closed in 1969, Wyndham - sunk in 1984 and closed in 1886, Western - sunk in 1984 and closed in 1887

 

Other old maps:

garw | ogmore | llynfi


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