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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
Amman Valley Railway Society
Brunel Dock Society

Cwm Dulais Historical Society
Dyffryn Clydach and Bryncoch Historical Society
Friends of Aberdulais Falls

Friends of Cefn Coed Bryan King (Sec), 87 Main Road, Creunant, SA10 8TP  
Friends of Margam Park


Friends of Neath Abbey Iron Company

Friends of Talbot Memorial Park

Cathryn Davies (secretary)

Glynneath and Cwmgwrach Historical Society

The Historical Association, Swansea Branch

The Neath Antiquarian Society The Mechanics Institute, Church Place, Neath

Neath Railway History Society & GWR Retired Railwaymen

Glyn Williams,

Neath & Tennant Canal Trust
Pontardawe Heritage Centre

Port Talbot Historical Society

Resolven History Society

Trefor Jones,
Skewen & District Industrial Heritage Association

Viv Griffiths,

Skewen Historical Society
SouthWales Miners Museum

Afan Country Park Visitor Centre, Afan Country Park, Port Talbot. email:

Swansea Valley History Society
Swansea Canal Society

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

Welsh Transport & Memory Lane Museum

(Transport related museum including vintage cars)

Harold Wilson

Mobile: 07508714188


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