After the ironworks closed, coal mining continued, and was a major employer until the second half of the 20th century.
The Crawshay family were powerful, almost all-powerful in the production of steel, and the Hirwaun Ironworks had produced cannons used on HMS Victory.
The town’s fortunes ebbed and flowed through boom time in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, the First World War and then the desperate poverty of the depression years of the late 1920’s and the 1930’s.
Minute quantities are diverted to craft our other award-winning products."In our Visitor Centre you can: See an exhibition of the history of whisky making in Wales including the last genuine Welsh Whisky from Frongoch, near Bala N.
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