Memories of Amlwch
Fond memories of going to Amlwch Port to play as children and walking along Llancarw to Llaneilian with two or three younger children tagging along with us, and waving to the pilots as they moored outside Almwch Port.
I am now in my mid 80's. I lived in Borth from the age of about three until eleven years at 23 Well St (Lon Wen). This was during the days of the depression and conditions in the port were grim. Many of the men had joined the whaling fleets and as they sailed past North Anglesey from Liverpool the families would gather on Llam Carw and wave tablecloths. At the bottom of Well Street, just above the park, there was a fish and chip shop owned by a Mr. Pierce. There was a lane by the side of the shop where there was a pump from which we obtained our drinking water. Close to this pump was a sweet shop. Across the road on the southern side of the park there was a bakery and alongside of the bakery was a lane leading to a place ...Read full memory