Abergynolwyn, Gwynedd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My First School

My dad was from yr Aber. We lived in Pandy Square until my dad died in Feb 1952, he was the fireman on the little train from Towyn to Abergynolwyn, he was also, I believe, a local football referee. He was an ex soldier in the Royal Welch Fusiliers, I was five years old when he died, I really don't know what effect his ...Read full memory

An 18 Year Old Spanish Girl

I came to Abergynolwyn in 1962 to work at Tyny-Cornel Hotel with my brother Luis, we were very happy to work for Mr & Mrs Hunter. I'm 66 years old and I remember many times the town and my first love Gwylem Mumford, I think he became a doctor. I hope so because he was a very clever boy. Also I remember Olwen ...Read full memory

Fond Memories Of The Pub.

I was stationed in Morfa Camp in Towyn between Jan 66 and Dec 68. We were more or less regulars at the pub, especially on Saturdays in the winter. The landlord at that time was an Englishman named Len or Les. He was an authority on the history of the British Army. My fondest memory is of winter evenings sitting ...Read full memory