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
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
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
My father was born in Bodorgan in 1930, known as Jack Cefn Crin. I spent many happy times staying with my grandparents Thomas Lewis Hughes and Margaret Hughes. Such a beautiful place and still remember the taste of the carrots and broad beans straight from the ground, playing with the calves - my mum used to be horrified ...Read full memory
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