YESTERDAY'S CHARACTERS


Annie Post, Penrhyn-coch
Annie Post, Penrhyn-coch

Annie Post's Retirement c. 1956.


Memories of yesterday:She remembers letters distributed by her uncle on horsenback for 10 shillings a week. She was an organist at Horeb Chapel for 60 years and when the chapel was redecorated services were held in ths Club room above the Post Office. When the Post Office housed the only phone in the village, Annie used to take the messages for everyone.





John James
John James



JOHN JAMES, a busy man - clerk to Trefeurig Council for 56 years, secretary of Siloam, Cwmerfyn for 65 years, secretary of Côr y Bryniau, sec. North Cardiganshire Horse Society, sec. North Cards. Independent Singing Festival, area sec. NFU for 25 years. He farmed Maes Meurig for 25 years.







Morgan Jones
Morgan Jones


MORGAN JONES 5/10/1862-4/2/1930. One of Goginan's old miners.
He joined the army and then became a military policeman.










W H Binks postman
W H Binks postman



WILLIAM H BINKS, Brook Villa retired in 1956 after 38 years service. A native of Southend-on Sea who came to Wales to work on the farms. After the 1WW he was appointed as a postman at Penrhyn-coch and Banc-y-Darren, and then Penrhyn-coch and Bryngolau. He was a member and deacon at Horeb, where he looked after the cemetery for many years. During the 2WW he was a member of the Home Guard. He was a keen football fan and seldom lost an Aber game.




Lizzie Evans
Lizzie Evans



Lizzie Evans, ('LE') Llythyrdy, Cwmsymlog, 1923 +. A keen eisteddfod fan and singer.