Landmarks 1883 - 1943
A choir of more than 20 men, who were all members of the Treorchy Mixed Choir, won the first prize of £1 for their performance of “Myfanwy” at an eisteddfod in the Red Cow Hotel, Treorchy.
The newly formed Treorky Male Choir won thirty shillings for their performance in the Corner House Hotel, Treherbert.
William Thomas became the Conductor of the Treorky Male Choir and led them to victory at an eisteddfod in St Fagans on Whitsun weekend where they won £5 for their performance of “Comrades in Arms”.
The Choir won the Royal National Eisteddfod at Brecon.
The Choir gained the second prize in the Royal National Eisteddfod, Swansea.
The Choir gained the second prize in the Royal National Eisteddfod, Pontypridd against their greatest rivals, the Rhondda Glee Society. The winning choir performed at the Chicago World Fair.
The Choir won the Semi-National Eisteddfod in Caerphilly.
The Treorky Male Choir won the Royal National Eisteddfod, Llanelli.
The Countess of Dunraven invited the Choir to perform a Dunraven Castle near Bridgend.
The Choir gave a series of seven celebrity concerts at the Panoptican Theatre, Cardiff.
The Royal Command Performance before Queen Victoria and the Royal Family at Windsor Castle.
Conductor William Thomas received a bejewelled baton from Queen Victoria.
A celebratory dinner was held in the Drill Hall, Pentre, for the Treorky Male Choir. William Thomas selected 25 choristers to form the Royal Welsh Male Choir.
The last recorded existence of the original Treorky Male Choir was in an eisteddfod under the conductorship of John Bebb.
The first recorded existence of the newly formed Treorchy & District Male Voice Choir. Conducted by John Pugh, rehearsals were held in Park Hall, Cwmparc.
The Choir gained the third prize in the Mountain Ash Welsh Musical Festival.
Under the baton of John Pugh, the Choir won an eisteddfod at the Opera House, Treherbert.
Gwilym T. Jones became the Conductor of the Treorchy & District Male Voice Choir.
The Choir won an eisteddfod at Williamstown Wesleyan Church.
A celebrity concert was held at Bethania Chapel, Treorchy.
The Choir gained the first prize at an eisteddfod in the Workmen’s Hall, Ferndale.
The Choir won the first prize of a silver cup at the Eighth Annual Chair Eisteddfod in Ferndale. During the same weekend they also gained the first prize at an eisteddfod in Gilfach Goch Workmen’s Hall.
The Choir won an eisteddfod in Pontypridd.
The Choir performed with the Parc and Dare Silver Band at Ystradfechan Park before the Duke of York. Later that month they won two local eisteddfodau at Llandaff and Pontypridd.
Travelling by charabanc, the Choir competed in five eisteddfodau in one day at Lampeter, Glynderwen, Newcastle Emlyn, Burry Port and Carmarthen. They won all five competitions.
The Choir performed at the Central Hall, Westminster, London.
The Choir won eisteddfodau in Ferndale and Ynysybwl.
Under the baton of Gwilym T. Jones the Choir won the Pontypridd Semi National Eisteddfod.
The Choir won an eisteddfod in Pontypridd .
Following the resignation of Gwilym T. Jones, John Isaac Jones became the new Conductor of the Treorchy & District Male Voice Choir.
The Choir won the first prize in an eisteddfod in Pontarddulais. The adjudicator was Sir Hugh Roberton.
The Choir gained second prize in the South Wales Chair Eisteddfod, Treorchy.
The Choir won the £75 first prize at an eisteddfod in the Central Hall, Westminster, London.
Following the resignation of John Isaac Jones, W.D.Evans became the Conductor of the Treorchy & District Male Voice Choir.
The Choir won the Treorchy Semi-National Eisteddfod. Later that month they also gained the first prize at an eisteddfod in Porthcawl.
The Choir won the Porthcawl Easter Eisteddfod.
The Choir gained the first prize at an eisteddfod in Llanelli.
The Choir made their first radio broadcast from the Park & Dare Hall, Treorchy.
For the third consecutive time, the Choir won the Musical Festival at Central Hall, Westminster, London.
For the third consecutive year the Choir won the Porthcawl Eisteddfod.
The Choir won the Treorchy Semi National Eisteddfod.
The Choir won the Treorchy Chair Eisteddfod.
Mr W.D. Evans resigned and Arthur Davies was appointed Conductor of the Treorchy & District Male Voice Choir.
John Haydn Davies was appointed Assistant Conductor and Tom Jones was appointed Assistant Accompanist.
The Choir performed a celebrity concert in the Park & Dare Hall, Treorchy. The first half of the concert was broadcast by the BBC.
The Choir won the Treorchy Chair Eisteddfod.
Following the death of accompanist Tom Knapgate at the age of 49, Tom Jones became the Accompanist of the Choir.
The last recorded existence of the Choir was at the South Wales Chair Eisteddfod in the Park & Dare Hall, Treorchy. The Choir gained the first prize.