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Name:
Ian Jones
Town, Country:
Risca
Comments:
I lived in Crumlin as a child and I can remember there being newts at the base of one of the piers on the Kendon. The West Mon bus used to travel up and down the Kendon on it's journey between Crumlin and Blackwood, also Jones buses on their way to the Trinant and Aberbeeg.
Wednesday, April 22 2015 - 06:32 PM
Name:
Len Dixon
E-Mail:
Town, Country:
Kington Herefordshire
Comments:
Found an old photo of train crossing viaduct, just discovered today what and where! Not included in your interesting set up.
Monday, April 06 2015 - 11:11 PM
Name:
Tom
Town, Country:
Newbridge
Comments:
The viaduct was the most impressive structure in the country and it was a great pity when it was destroyed. It would have been a number one tourist attraction.
Monday, March 30 2015 - 05:14 PM
Name:
Janice
Town, Country:
Newbridge
Comments:
This is lovely:

youtubedotcom/watch?v=NVfKcdLP2qE
Thursday, March 12 2015 - 05:15 PM
Name:
Jacqueline Oppenheimer
E-Mail:
Town, Country:
Greater lLondon. UK
Comments:
I need to go from THE FOREST OF DEAN GLOS to Crumlin Wales and I would like to know the best route by car. Thank you
Sunday, March 08 2015 - 10:50 AM
Name:
James Cotts
Town, Country:
Gloucester.
Comments:
:My late father worked on the steam trains and spent a lot of his working life on the Vale of Neath line. Throughout his working life he must have crossed the viaduct at least hundreds of times.
Friday, February 20 2015 - 08:06 AM
Name:
D.Everitt Austin
E-Mail:
Town, Country:
Kemble Gloucestershire
Comments:
I am in current entries but my e-mail address has changed to the above from everitt.austin@tiscali.co.uk
Wednesday, January 21 2015 - 08:26 PM
Name:
john fielding
Town, Country:
western isles
Comments:
as a child & young man i used to pass
under the viaduct on a regular jouney
between pontypool & blackwood.
Friday, January 16 2015 - 03:58 PM
Name:
Rebecca Eversley-Dawes
E-Mail:
Town, Country:
Newport
Comments:
Many Thanks to all who have contacted me regarding tickets and items. We are also looking to track down anyone who may have a piece of the viaduct to see if we can map how far pieces have travelled, if you do have a piece we would love to hear from you. Many Thanks
Wednesday, January 14 2015 - 05:03 PM
Name:
Rebecca Eversley-Dawes
E-Mail:
Town, Country:
Newport
Comments:
Hello, I am doing another project about the viaduct with Crumlin High level primary and heard on here that someone has the tickets? Is there any way I could take a photo of them for the school museum? Also if anyone has any memories of Crumlin they would like to share please do email me the school are always looking!
Wednesday, January 14 2015 - 09:58 AM
Name:
Sylvia Morgan
Town, Country:
Broadstairs
Comments:
Thank you Janice and John for your help happy new year to everyone
Sylvia
Wednesday, January 07 2015 - 06:09 PM
Name:
Janice
Town, Country:
newbridge
Comments:
here is a facebook page:

facebookdotcom/#!/video.php?v=10153849546208306&fref=nf
Wednesday, January 07 2015 - 12:23 PM
Name:
John
Town, Country:
Croespenmaen, Crymlyn
Comments:
Sylvia, it's on Ebay.

"Crumlin & Newbridge of Yesteryear 2014"
Tuesday, January 06 2015 - 03:53 PM
Name:
Sylvia Morgan
Town, Country:
Broadstairs
Comments:
Where can I buy this DVD?
Sylvia
Sunday, January 04 2015 - 12:45 PM
Name:
Janice
Town, Country:
Newbridge
Comments:
There is a DVD that Andrew long has put together I saw it on Greenfield secondary Facebook page:
Sunday, January 04 2015 - 09:54 AM
Name:
Joan Henderson
Town, Country:
Newport
Comments:
The are several video snippets on Youtube about the viaduct. Just type in Crumlin Viaduct at the search box.
Monday, December 22 2014 - 09:21 AM
Name:
Richard
Town, Country:
Blackwood, Wales.
Comments:
This viaduct was a first class example of the skills of the Victorian engineers. Just imagine what they could archive with the machinery available today. Good website, thanks.
Friday, December 05 2014 - 10:13 AM
Name:
Pmorris
Town, Country:
Usk Monmouthshire
Comments:
As a child I lived in the house called the woodlands,very near the viaduct.My Dad was the under manager in the Navigation colliery.I have very happy memories living in Crumlin.I moved to six Bells Abertillery in 1957.
Thursday, November 20 2014 - 10:13 PM
Name:
Lance Potter
E-Mail:
Town, Country:
London
Comments:
A wonderful site.I used to live in Oakdale and as a teenager I walked along the catwarks, gaining access at the east side of the Kendon valley. Somewhere I have some 35mm negs.I am in contact with Gerald Davies who is nuts about the viaduct. Have you any idea how many stereo cards were produced?
In the current Victorian Socy's mag there is an article about the Navigation colliery. Regards Lance
Wednesday, November 12 2014 - 09:40 PM
Name:
W cornish
Town, Country:
Cwmbran
Comments:
Really pleased my dad's story is still on your site as he has since passed away. I was with him being nine years old at the time when we crossed on that last train. I still have the tickets in mint condition.j The site holds so many memories for me. Keep up the good work John.
Tuesday, November 04 2014 - 09:48 PM
Name:
P G Morris
Town, Country:
Monmouthshire
Comments:
My Dad was undermanager between 1950 and1960.Trevor Gwyn Evans.He had 7 daughters.
Thursday, October 16 2014 - 05:52 PM
Name:
Charles
Town, Country:
Crumlin
Comments:
Thanks for this website, I've lived in Crumlin all my life 70+ years and remember the viaduct very well. Some of your photographs of old Crumlin are fascinating.
Sunday, October 12 2014 - 09:28 AM
Name:
crawley k r
E-Mail:
Town, Country:
bath banes
Comments:
as a boy i spent my school holidays at my grandmothers home at 42 crown str my grand father was a signalman in the box Crumlin
Thursday, September 18 2014 - 10:33 AM
Name:
Samantha
E-Mail:
Town, Country:
9.99
Comments:
Your material is really intriguing.
Tuesday, September 16 2014 - 11:39 AM
Name:
Sue Martin
E-Mail:
Town, Country:
Hartley Wintney UK
Comments:
I am hoping to come to Crumlin soon to see if I can work out where my relations - Winifred and Rees Hopkins - lived. I have very happy memories of visiting them as a child. All I can remember is that it was a terraced house near the big hill in the centre of the town and you could see the viaduct clearly from the back garden. I will allow myself a whole day to search !!
Tuesday, September 09 2014 - 10:01 PM