The Raven Inn

Contributed by Gareth Morgan (August 2011)

In the late 1930s the licensees of the Raven Inn, Garnant  were Henry and Elizabeth Beanland.
Henry was Elizabeth's second husband,  the first was Thomas Evans the son of Evan and Rachel Evans 
Elizabeth and Thomas Evans were Gareth Morgan's great grandparents.

The Raven is said to be over 200 years old, there is an extensive history on the Cwmamman History site

In the doorway is HenryBeanland, the 2 ladies are his step grand daughter Gwennie (she is now 91 in 2011) and a May Evans



These two pictures below were contributed by Jan Batty (USA) (April 2016)

Cwmamman School Babies 1914

Jan's aunt has  identified two of her brothers in the photograph, they are Danny Williams fourth from left in the top row, and Islwyn, seated in the front row


Cwmamman School Girls 1914

Jan's Aunt Elizabeth Williams is in the 4th row, second from the right.



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