Pontypridd Roadshow

Held at Pontypridd Museum 28th Feb. 2009 Special guests including writers and MPs encouraged visitors who brought along an eclectic range of items.
Photographs of Meirwen Davies' family, around 1915.
Photograph of Meirwen Davies' family - these show her aunts around 1915.
Certificate awarded to Frances Mary Jones in 1923 for proficiency in nursing 'insane persons'.
Medal awarded to Frances Mary Jones in the 1920s for her services to nursing.
General Nursing Council for England and Wales certificate awarded to Frances Mary Jones on 18th December 1923. The certificate shows Frances as a 'Registered mental nurse'.
Photograph taken of the Porth Secondary School hockey team.
Photographs of Glynda Williams' mother - she was a member of the Rhondda-based 'Acme Wheelers Cycling Club' during the depression.
Photograph of members of the Rhondda based Acme Wheelers Cycling Club, 1940s.
Badge from the Rhondda based Acme Wheelers cycling club, 1940s.
Photograph and newspaper cutting of the wedding of Evelyn May Goddard to Emlyn Jones. Both were active members of the Acme Wheelers cycling club based in the Rhondda, 1940s.
Photograph of Glynda Williams' mother with her car, one of the first in the Rhondda.
Photograph of Edward VIII's visit to Pontypridd, 1930
Photograph showing the 168th detachment of the Red Cross receiving long service medals and medallions.
Family photograph of Gwenllian Williams grandfather and his family - he was mayor at the time - 1942.
World War II evacuation tag belonging to Wendy Prior who was evacuated from Wandsworth, London in 1932.
WAAF ID badge belonging to Wendy Prior in World War II.
Photograph of World War II evacuee, Wendy Prior. Taken in 1940 when she was evacuated to Combe Court.
Photograph of Wendy Prior in her WAAF uniform, August 1948.
Family photograph of Elizabeth James mother, Kathleen Mary Stephens.
Copy of the obiturary for Mrs Hull of Pontypridd, 1922.
Photograph of Phoebe Davies taken in the late 1930s.
Photograph of Phoebe Davies with children.
Photograph of Phoebe Davies - from Katherine Thomas' family.
First page of an autograph album from 1917.
Cover of an autograph album from 1917.
Dedication made in autograph album, dated 1912
Letter from a herbalist, dated 1942
Letter from a herbalist in the 1940s.
Written recollections of Muriel Orsman, guide captain and mentor to Mary Wiltshire - who donated this item to the roadshow.
Photograph showing presentaton of Queen's Guide certificate.
Handwritten family tree for Linda Davies' family.
Photograph showing Margaret Barry, grandmother of Linda Davies who donated this item.
Photograph of Robert Barry donated by Linda Davies.
Photograph of group of children - donated by Linda Davies.
Family photograph of Edith Barry donated by Linda Davies.
Photograph of Edith Barry with her son in law celebrating her 80th birthday.
Photograph of Meg Powell's great great grandmother. She was born 1832, died 1919.
Photograph of Meg Powell's grandmother, Margaret Evans.
Photograph of Margaret Evans and her husband outside their house. Donated by Meg Powell, her grand daughter.
Photograph of Margaret Evans collecting flowers. Donated by Meg Powell, her grand daughter.
Letter from the vicar supporting Megan Davies' application to a domestic training centre, dated 1935.
Letter from a headteacher supporting Megan Davies' application to a domestic training centre.
Photograph of Mary Rowlands, Pat Rowlands mother.
Family photograph donated by Pat Rowlands.
Family photograph donated by Pat Rowlands.
Photograph of cross channel swimmer Jenny James. Donated by Leonard James.
Painting of cross channel swimmer Jenny James. Donated by Leonard James.
There are 47 items in this collection
 
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