Beaumaris, Gwynedd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Beaumaris Boating Pool

I believe this was a classed as a boating pool. I used to bring my father's 1930's model steamboat here and run it to the amazement of onlookers. There weren't many model steamboats around in the 1950s although they have since become more popular. The old steamboat is still with me and still gets an occasional run. ...Read full memory

A memory of Beaumaris by David Mills

Morris Dancing

I am Jean Jackson (now Jean Gwynne), I lived in Llafaes Estate from 1947, and I also remember David Mills and Mary Quinn, I moved to 19 Bryn Teg when I was 6 and became a member of the Morris Dancing Team, other people I remember from that time are Betty Evans, Joyce Painter and Linda Jones, who I have never seen since those ...Read full memory

A memory of Beaumaris by Jean Gwynne

Chris And Mike Sail Their Blue Yachts

Myself and older brother are the two boys on the right of the picture. That day we had been treated to a new blue yacht. We had returned to live on Anglesey as our father was working overseas. That yacht held such memories that I bought one for my own son twenty-five years later and still have it to ...Read full memory