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ADX/695: Photographs of Gerddi Gleision, the Bontgoch Post Office.


Ref: ADX/695

Reference: [GB 0212] ADX/695
Title: Photographs of Gerddi Gleision, the Bontgoch Post Office.
Date(s): c.1900; c. 1959
Level: Fonds
Extent: 1 item

Scope and Content:
1. Gerddi Gleision c.1900, with 3 people standing in front: Thomas Davies, Mary-Ann Davies (nee Williams) and Alice Evans (nee Davies, b.1883). 

Gerddi Gleision became a post office in c.1904 and Alice and her husband were the first postmasters. The Bontgoch Post Office was run by the same family for three generations. It moved to another location in the late 1970s or early 80s. Mary-Ann Davies reputedly died in the house sitting in front of the fire.

2. Gerddi Gleision (with Post Office sign), c.1959. Small child (Jane Richards) in front garden.
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