Ystradgynlais & District

History and Heritage

Interesting Lives Ystradgynlais (2)

Interesting Lives from Y Gurnosydd is a selection of local people whose deeds were highlighted in Y Gurnosydd, the school magazine for Gurnos School, in the late 1940s.

They include a prominent local councillor of the time, and a focus on several local musicians of note.

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From the December 1948 quarterly issue of Y Gurnosydd came an article on Councillor Phillip Lewis, interviewed by third-former Gordon Jenkins.

From the Summer 1949 quarterly issue of Y Gurnosydd came an article on D H Rowlands, a musician of note from the local area.

Also from the Summer 1949 issue of Y Gurnosydd came an article on Emlyn Morgan, a musician whose fame was current at the time the magazine was written.

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How To Write Alternate History is a series of articles by Grey Wolf, examining subjects such as the identity of man, whether man makes the weather, how the everyday in an alternate world is going to be changed and what names for music, vehicles, weapons etc would be different.