The Babell Chapel graveyard in Cwmbwrla is getting some much-needed help.
Since the Babell Chapel was demolished and the graveyard deconsecrated its been neglected...
...but things are changing!
There are record of the lives and deaths of over 3,000 people who died between 1867 and 1995. Many of the dead would have worked in the local industries of coal mining, steel smelting, copper smelting and tin plating, but there are also designated war graves
1916 & 1918 - Edward Llewellyn Hughes and Brinley Clement Hughes: two local brothers who answered the call of country and lost their lives in the first world war
1887 - Author of the Tinman's companion and local labour activist
1904 - Lost her husband Benjamin in a mining accident and was left to raise three children, the youngest of which was 6 weeks old
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