lined up at the Treharris Garage in the 1920's.
went on to become local Vauxhall dealers, and expanded into Merthyr, with premises
at Court Street, and a showroom in upper High Street.
I [Chris Taylor] have an original of this photo given
to me by one of the Jones. Commercial Motor Services of Treharris was in
the Hall-Lewis camp [ they were a coach and bus body builder from Park
Royal in North London] for new vehicles. Hall Lewis were very interested
in Thornycroft and Lancia chassis and supplied most of their customers
in South Wales with these models. The line up shows both these types of
The garage had recently, by the look of the fence
posts, been re-positioned as the original road was at the rear. The
garage is still on the same site.
Jones Bros.were best known for their Pontypridd -
Blackwood service which was taken over, jointly, by West Mon, Gelligaer
UDC, Pontypridd UDC and Caerphilly UDC in 1945, together with the
Jone Bros went on to eventually become Volkswagen
dealers and opened up in Cardiff.
(Extra Information Courtesy of Chris Taylor)