History of Rhiw

"History is a window to the past"

"And a lesson for the future"




Rhiw School        Snippets about Rhiw



Ancient Hill Fort Nant Gadwen The Ysgo stone


Bronze Age Urn Axe Factory 1956 Axe Factory Diagrams 1959




Axe Factory 2006     Axe Factory, Dig Report 2006


Letters from the Great War


Rhiw and Llanfaelrhys Tithes 1845




Rhiw Manganese Mines

Rhiw Mines      Manganese



Rhiw Historical Buildings


Tumult at Rhiw

Plas yn Rhiw

Woollen Industry


Rhiw in 1810

   Rhiw  in 1880

Bills from the Past


Survey 1947  Cottages Sheepdog Trials


Farming  Rhiw LSA  The Solar Eclipse of 1927


Hells Mouth 1742 Hells Mouth 1938  Hells Mouth 1951


Rhiw in the 1970's Rhiw Census 1881 Missing in Hells Mouth


American tour 1871 The Christening Gown Porth Cadlan 1948


Bus Timetable 1941 Rhiw Evacuees Rhiw's First T.v. in 1952


Wheel of Fire over Rhiw Ty Croes, Evacuees Siop Newydd Accounts






Rhiw School


School Logs

1877~1884     1885~1895    1896~1897    1923

School Photographs





Village Hall


Sports Day



Snippets about Rhiw


Snippets I  Snippets II Snippets III Snippets IV


Snippets V Snippets VI

Snippets VII

Snippets VIII


Snippets IX





John Griffith (Pencaerau)



Herbal Remedies


Herbal Remedies Herbal Tradition of Rhiw



Llyn History



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