Memories of Bodfari

The Van

The van outside the shop is a Morris and it belonged to Mr Edwards from Cil Llwyn as he was the only one with a new van in that area in 1955, the Vron Farm had a Morris Cowley van the same colour, because when we went to Bibby's Feed in Denbigh he kept saying 'I should of bought one but it was too much money'. The gate in the near ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodfari by Anthony Roberts

Happy Happy Days.

I remember my swing in the front garden, and the Christmas tree was so tall we used to have to go on the second floor to put the fairy on top of the tree. Mum, every year, walking my brothers and myself up the hill at the back of the house to sit on a huge rock, and the daffodils growing everywhere, so many happy days.

Grove Hall Memories

My grandmother bought the Grove Hall and ran it as a small country hotel. I remember having my birthday parties in the dinning room. As kids we also used to play with the swords and battle axes that were hanging on the walls. Luckily no one was seriously hurt. We also used to play in the attics, this is where I had a ...Read full memory

School And Station

This was my first school after I was fostered out at Cil Llwyn Farm in the 50s. Also the old station is in the photo, from where we caught the steam train to the secondary school in Denbigh, "Caledfryn yn rhos". I have lived in Luxor, Egypt for the past 4 years and am wrihting my autobiography of my childhood, great ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodfari by Anthony Roberts

Parry's Farm

Our parents would bring us to Bodfari each year for holidays. Robert and Richard were christened at St. Stephens and we would help Mr. Parry with driving cattle from the fields to the farm and for milking. Our Godmother lived at that time at 2 Church Terrace, Bodfari. It was a source of great joy to see Mr Parry (with his ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodfari by Bob Valentine

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