The Cynon Valley History Society was founded in Aberdare
in 1971. Our objects are to promote, encourage and maintain an active interest in the
history of the district in all its aspects; to arrange talks and lectures; to undertake
original research and assist in the collection of local material such as manuscripts,
books, artefacts and photographs, and to publish titles on local history.
The Society presents a programme of 10 lectures each
season and publishes a quarterly newsletter HANES (The Welsh word for History).
Please click on the links above to find out more about
us, our publications and programme of lectures.
CVHS Letter Cards The Society has recently launched a set of four
cards, three depicting views of the old Cynon Valley and a fourth depicting
the Kangchenjunga painting. Please contact Haydn Williams if you would like to make
Telephone 01685 879793 or email on
Cost of per pack is £4.00 with p&p at £1.30.
Cynon Valley Museum Trust
The Cynon Valley Museum Trust re-opened the Cynon Valley Museum on
Saturday, September 3rd, 2016. If you are interested in
volunteering to help with keeping this facility open, please see
of Interest Form’ — download here.
The Trust is seeking any assistance, now or in the future, in the following
• Admin Support
• Research and Development
• Marketing and Social Media
The Cynon Valley History Society was at the forefront of the campaign
to retain the Cynon Valley Museum, an institution, indeed, which was founded after
many years of campaigning by our Society.