Heritage and History Groups

The Borough of Neath and Port Talbot has a number of voluntary History and Heritage organisations which work enthusiastically to preserve, research and make available the rich heritage of the area. Below is a list of groups, including contact numbers.

If you know of any other groups in the heritage field which are not listed below please let us know by ringing the Heritage Officer at Neath Reference Library.

Society Contact Website Meeting Information
Amman Valley Railway Society ammanvalleyrail@talk21.com    
Bethania Chapel History Centre Mr David Teague, 45, Lloyds Terrace, Cymmer, Port Talbot, SA13 3HT    
Brunel Dock Society

Cllr Huw James, 65 Shelone Rd, Briton Ferry

Bryn Historical Society Dafydd Bowen (Sec) grahamrowland@live.co.uk    
Briton Ferry Historical Society Bill Watkins    
Cwm Dulais Historical Society Mair Heap (Sec), 26 Heol y Felin, Caewern, Neath. SA10 7SD -  cdhsmairheap@gmail.com www.cwmdulais.org.uk  
Friends of Aberdulais Falls Bethan Healey: bethan@henllan.orangehome.co.uk    
Friends of Cefn Coed Bryan King (Sec), 87 Main Road, Creunant, SA10 8TP kingshome@am.serve.com    
Friends of Margam Park

The Court Yard Bicycle Centre,Margam Country Park, Port Talbot   william.perkins@ntlworld.com                                              

Glynneath Historical Society

Graham Morris, ‘Maes y Berllan’, Abernant Hir, Glynneath, SA11 5RW, (01639) 722 105

Heritage Scene Neath info@heritagescene.co.uk  www.heritagescene.co.uk  
Historical Association Swansea

Peter Richards, wernddu@tiscali.co.uk

The Neath Antiquarian Society

Virginia Jones, virginia.jones1@btinternet.com

Neath Historical Model Railway Society  
Neath Railway History Society

Glyn Williams, 01639 790629 glyn_williams6@sky.com

Neath & Tennant Canal Preservation Society Peter Ricketts, (01792) 360 688    
Pontardawe Historical Society

Roland Murdoch, (01792) 864073

Pontneddvaughan Historical Society Stephen Morris, 01639 720 728    
Port Talbot Historical Society

Sally Jones (Secretary)

(01639) 886186

Resolven History Society

Trefor Jones, Bryn Glas, Glynneath Road, Resolven (01639) 710855

Skewen & District Industrial Heritage Association

Viv Griffiths, (01792) 813243, vivgriffiths@ntlworld.com

Skewen Historical Society

Mrs Kitty Griffiths, (01792) 813 651, kittygriffiths@hotmail.co.uk


Meet on the first monday of the month, at 7.00pm, in the Carnegie Hall, Evelyn Road, Skewen.

SouthWales Miners Museum

Afan Forest Park Visitor Centre, Port Talbot. email: info@swmm.co.uk

Swansea Valley History Society

Mr D. Keri Thomas (Vice-Chair), 25 Gelligron Road, Pontardawe, Swansea, SA8 4LU, dkerithomas@hotmail.com or jeff.childs1@btinternet.com

Treftadaeth Brynaman Heritage Black Mountain Centre, Cwmgarw Rd, Brynaman, Ammanford, SA18 1BU


3rd  Wednesday of every month. 7pm
W.A.F.E.R.S D. M. Evans, (01639) 635 761 www.wafersmuseum.org  
Welsh Postal History Research Foundation Bill Toye, Y Grithig, Pen Y Cae, Upper Swansea Valley, SA9 1ED, 01639 730 730    
Ystalyfera Heritage Society John Skinner, 3 Swan Lane, Ystalyfera, SA9 2JB    

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