Abersoch, Village c.1955
Memories of Abersoch
My sister and I worked at the hotel as chambermaid and in bar and kitchen we slept at top of house in an attic room I wrote letters home to a boy who came to visit and we had so much fun later worked at tarantula making milkshakes aged 19 at the time would love to visit new hotel
I am Ian Robinson and I worked at Land and Sea and then the Tarantella in 1965 with a guy called Rob Smedley the Tarantella was managed by a Mrs Olwyn Robinson and I think the owner was called Preston though I am not too sure of that. Does anyone know what happened to Rob Smedley I would very much like to know.
Since 1962 I have always been to Abersoch at least once a year if not two three or four times!! In the early years we always stopped in a flat over the cowsheds at Tyn y Mur farm. ( These have now been beautifully converted - in our day there was no bath room and an outside loo!!)It was farmed by Mr and Mrs Olwyn ...Read full memory
How sad I was to see this once stunning hotel boarded up, I had such a fantastic time working there and met some lovely people. I always will remember a gentleman call Albe, what a funny man, I think he was the Del-boy of Abersoch. Dave.