1986 Credits.

 The work for this project was         
 instigated by Pontyates Women's       
 Institute.                            
 The research was carried out by       
 Mrs.Jennifer Williams aided by        
 Mrs.Ann Priest B.A.                   
 The photographs were taken by the     
 Reverend Hugh Thomas B.A.             
 The data was transferred to the       
 computer by Tristan Williams.         
 Mr Dilwyn Roberts B.A.,headmaster of  
 Gwynfryn Primary School,Pontyates     
 kindly gave his permission to use the 
 school computer.                      
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
 

Map of the area

What is Domesday?

In 1986 the BBC launched an ambitious project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations. A million volunteers took part…  read more here

In 2011 the BBC published the survey online and for six months invited updates to the photographs and text to celebrate the 25th anniversary.

Shortly afterwards the website was added to The National Archives’ UK Government Web Archive.

If you are reading this via UK Government Web Archive, then the original Domesday search function and contact form will not work. This is a consequence of the archiving process. See Using Domesday for more details.