The first two
photographs here are shown with the kind permission of John Ball, who retains copyright.
For details of other photographs in his extensive archives visit his site Welsh Family History Archive
Photograph by Bernard Garland
"Near the Lime Kilns on Mynydd Ddu, on May 21st 1884, David Davies, Glyn Clawdd lost his life when a lime cart fell on him.
To mark the spot there is a monument in the form of an ordinary grave stone standing
on the side of the road near where the road from the sand quarry comes out."
From 'The History of Brynamman', by Enoch Rees 1883 & 1896
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