Ogmore Vale in 1884

Ogmore in 1884

The Ogmore Valley eventually had many deep coal mines and numerous levels (drift mines). The deep pits included:

  • Rhondda Main – sunk in 1914 and closed in 1924
  • Aber – sunk in approx 1865, closure date unknown
  • Penllwyngwent – sunk in 1905 and closed in 1969
  • Wyndham – sunk in 1984 and closed in 1886
  • Western – sunk in 1984 and closed in 1887

You can explore this map yourself on the Old-Maps website.

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