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David Morgan was born in Cwmparc in 1944. For many years he worked as an engineer. He was also a local councillor and Mayor for the Rhondda between 1993-1994. His delight for Cwmparc is infectious, as is his laugh.
00.02 Memories and importance of Chapel
01.32 His father’s talent for singing
02.11 His grandmother and the role of the Welsh “Mam”
02.51 Welsh in the home before going to school
03.21 Rural tales from growing up in Cwmparc
04.48 Fun with Dai the Ram
05.02 Remembering “The Dam”
05.44 The ‘hot water’ swimming pool
06.27 Coming home with ‘treasure’ in his pockets
07.13 Boys having larks in Cwmparc
08. 39 Cycling to the sea
09.17 The importance of Parc Hall to young men/teenagers
11.01 Teenage japes with friend Aidan
11.22 His involvement with the memorial for the bombing of Cwmparc and how his knowledge of the council helped
13.20 Rhondda’s musical legacy
13.49 You might be Mayor for the Rhondda but you’re always someone’s son/grandson!

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