Bodorgan, Gwynedd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Memories Of Bethel Village And Bodorgan Station

I had the most delightful childhood during the 1950s and 60s in Bethel, Bodorgan. We were not at all a well-to-do family, but the folks living in the neighbourhood were a real treasure and that is what made us feel rich. Schooldays in particular were a hoy and we thrived on the lessons taught ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodorgan by Philip Mawson

The Old Post Officeby Bont Tirlwm

My mother is Olwen Jones (nee Haigh) of the old post office in Bodorgan from 1937 to 1953 when she got married to Vivian Madoc Jones of Newborough. Her parents Randolph and Janet Haigh ran the post office from 1937 to early 1960's. My mother has fond memories of WashiBach, and the band of Hope and GFS ...Read full memory

A memory of Bodorgan by Alison Scott

Trefdraeth Bodorgan In The 50s

My memories of Trefdraeth in Bodorgan Mr Lewis the vicar - respect and fear. Washi Bach - the tramp - dread The Grocery van coming round on a Friday - fantastic, fresh bread, picking from a selection of penny sweets from the enamel bowl. The lady butcher coming round in her van - her red lipstick Band of ...Read full memory