DUNVANT MALE CHOIR | CÔR MEIBION ​​DYFNANT

4th October 2019
Emrys Bevan

“Brynhhyfred” now No. 7 Killan Road, one of a row of three little stone cottages which clamber carefully up the breath-robbing Killan Hill, is perhaps one of the oldest, and most representative and inviting of habitations in the village. Step inside and you are at once transported back to the earlier days of the century, […]

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4th October 2019
Emlyn Bevan

“Brynhhyfred” now No. 7 Killan Road, one of a row of three little stone cottages which clamber carefully up the breath-robbing Killan Hill, is perhaps one of the oldest, and most representative and inviting of habitations in the village. Step inside and you are at once transported back to the earlier days of the century, […]

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4th October 2019
Thomas John Roderick

(1884 to 1956) T.J Roderick or “Tommy Roderick” as he was affectionately known throughout his life, was born in 1884, the youngest of five children, to William and Sarah Roderick of Brynaeron.  An enthusiastic “First Lieutenant” under T.C.Richards, it was he who took over the leadership of the Male Voice Choir when its founding conductor […]

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1st October 2019
T.C Richards

Thomas Coslett Richards born in 1870, was one of six children of Richard Richards, a stonemason, living at a humble smallholding at Cwm-y-Glo. Tom is variously described as a gentle and caring man, wise and reflective but yet with such resolute Christian conviction, that he was steadfastly denied promotion at the Fairwood Tinplate works at […]

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30th September 2019
Ambrose Miles

Although very much an adopted son of the village of Dunvant, Ambrose Miles was a native of Pontarddulais, the other village with an exceptional male choir. He was born in 1906 in Oakfield street, near Capel Siloh and the Bont Rugby Club, two interests which occupied a lot of Ambrose’s energies all his life. He […]

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