Abergele, Clwyd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Abergele and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Happy Days

This photo shows what was known as the black shed just above the first bridge on the river Gele, to the left of the photo was the school field at the bottom of Berth Glyd where I was born. If you go up Gypsy Lane you will come to an old stone bridge, this bridge is known as the first bridge, which is one of four that crosses the ...Read full memory

A memory of Abergele by Peter Davies

Abergele Beach & Town Circa 1965

Looking at this photo, I'm taken back to summers on that beach full of pebbles and the cafe shown with its novel smell, something like milky coffee!  At about this time Abergele had a cinema, upstairs in the market street. My parents owed Coed Mor, a guest house in the town, and some of the children ...Read full memory

A memory of Abergele by Jane Williams

Family Holidays

I remember Market Street, there was a newsagents towards the bottom of the town (heading towards Colwyn Bay) that we use to get our newspapers from. Also one of the roads leading down to the beach and station used to have a lovely bit of parkland to go through. Used to browse the shops with mum and brother and sometimes my dad! Not been back for ages.

A memory of Abergele by Lynette Foster