Mark Wells

Mark Wells

Life on Byways Estate by Mark Wells Mark was born in 1966 and he moved into 8 The Twinings in around 1971 with his mother, Kay Thomas, his brother, Bob Wells, and his younger sister and stepfather. Later, the family moved into 10 The Twinings. When they were growing...
Agnes Zennadi

Agnes Zennadi

Memories of Greenmeadow by Agnes Zennadi Agnes Zennadi Agnes was born in Aberdeenshire in 1932 and moved to Cwmbran via Tripoli, Kenya and Germany! In 1967, when her first marriage ended, she saw in The Sunday People that there were 400 new houses in Cwmbran that...
Brenda Horton

Brenda Horton

Our life on Byways Estate by Brenda Horton Brenda was born in Pontypool in 1954 and moved to Cwmbran, aged 18, when she married Allan. Initially, they lived in a house in Woolpitch in Greenmeadow. Brenda remembers looking at the houses on the Byways estate and finding...
Allan Horton

Allan Horton

Our life on Byways Estate by Allan Horton Allan was born in Markham, near Blackwood, in 1949 and, when he was 15, his family moved to Cwmbran so that he and his brothers wouldn’t have to work underground in the mines. Allan had loved living up The Valleys and took a...
Janet Weaver

Janet Weaver

Memories of Greenmeadow by Janet Weaver Janet was born in Garndiffaith in 1954. Her mam, Gwyneth Jenkins, who was Chairwoman of the Threepenny Bit committee for many, many years was also born in Garndiffaith and her dad was born in Blaenavon. Because her dad had TB at...
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