Merthyr Tydfil Roadshow

29 Jan 2009, Cyfarthfa Castle Museum. Members of the public brought photographs, postcards, newspapers and mining memorabilia to our final project roadshow.
Postcard showing colliery girls at work.
Postcard of Pit Bank women at work, Wednesbury.
Postcard of women working at Poohin Pit Head, Tredegar
Postcard of Douglas Bank colliery girls.
Postcard of colliery girls
Postcard of colliery girl
Postcard of 'Miner maids'
Postcard showing pit brow lasses at work
Postcard of colliery lasses
Postcard of colliery lasses
Postcard showing group of women at pit head
Postcard for Pays de Nord, France, showing a girl working at the mine surface
Picture showing first pages of a passport belonging to Myra Williams (1959 - 1969)
Picture showing photograph page of Myra Williams passport (1959 - 1969)
Picture showing the passport of Myra Williams, showing the visa stamps
Letter of reference from Merthyr Tydfil Education Committee for Megan Davies. Dated 1935.
Letter of reference from Ferndale School, Haslemere, Surrey for Megan Davies. Dated 1935.
Letter of reference from the vicar of Troedyrhiw for Megan Davies, dated 1935.
Christmas card with photo of Margaret Davies, Sylvia Johnson's grandmother.
Photograph of Emma Davies (nee Williams), Sylvia Johnson's great grandmother.
Photograph of Margaret Davies, (1879 - 1974) Sylvia Johnson's grandmother.
Newspaper article titled "The Harpers of the Garth" with photo of the Bryant family outside the Carpenters Arms c1890.
Newspaper article with picture showing John Bryant playing the harp outside the Carpenters Arms.
Document showing the family history of Nancy Bryant Davies (1900 - 1985).
Photograph of Nancy Davies with her harp as a child. (1900-1985)
Newspaper cutting from the Sunday Companion (1911), about Nancy Davies and her win at the Eisteddfod.
Photographs of Nancy Davies. Text included explains that Nancy 'followed in the footsteps of John and Tom by travelling around the concert halls of England and Wales with two other performers, a violinist and a cellist under the direction of Marie...
Programme of harp music performed by Nancy Davies at a reception for the Queen of Spain in Cardiff - dated 1924.
Photograph of Nancy Davies with her harp.
Photograph of Nancy Davies with her harp and dressed in Welsh national costume.
Newspaper cutting about Elvira Davies, a chapel organist who received a medal for her work with the Sunday School movement. She was Nancy Davies' cousin.
Pictures showing Nancy Davies in Welsh national costume - at a street party celebrating the investiture and at Efail Isaf hall.
Photograph showing female students at St Mary's College, Bangor in the 1950's.
Written biography of Elizabeth Bowen SRN, nurse (1896-1997). Cefn Coed, Merthyr Tydfil. 
Job description of Elizabeth Bowen, nurse.(1896 - 1997)
Job description of nurse Elizabeth Bowen (1896 - 1997)
Job descripton of nurse Elizabeth Bowen (1896 - 1997)
Certificate showing a list of 20 new mothers. Relating to Elizabeth Bowen, nurse.
Drawing of St Tydfil's Hospital, where Elizabeth Bowen nursed. Picture by Dewi Bowen.
Photograph of Elizabeth Bowen in World War 1 nursing uniform.
Photograph of Elizabeth Bowen in WWII nursing uniform.
Newspaper cutting from Merthyr Express (1997) reporting the death of nurse Elizabeth Bowen aged 101.
Photograph of Elizabeth Bowen, nurse at Merthyr Tydfil Infimary World War 1.
Photograph of Elizabeth Bowen, nurse at Merthyr Tydfil Infirmary WW1
Betti Davies came to the Merthyr Tydfil roadshow and brought her sister Myra Williams passport to show the experts. Here, Betti talks about Myra's life in South Wales.
Jean Edwards of Pentwyn visited the Roadshow to tell her tale to the Archive
Postcards of images of working women, donated by Michael Jones. Shows images of women working in the pits in South Wales. Deposited at Glamorgan Archives
Passport of Myra Williams
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