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Ivy Williams may not have been the most successful businessperson in mid-twentieth century Abercynon. The eponymous owner of Ivy Williams, Hats and Gowns, whose shop in Margaret Street helped to clothe the women and occasionally, men, of Abercynon for nearly forty years until the 1970s will certainly, however, have been among the most kind-hearted.

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