Borth, Dyfed
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Borth

Browse 1 photo books on Borth and the surrounding area.

Evacuated To Borth

I think it was about 1939-41 that my mother, Florence O'Donovan, my sister Sheila and I went to Borth with Mrs Back and her children Joan and Guy to get away from the danger of living in Norwich which was a target for bombing during the Second World War because of its RAF base. It was a lovely place with the sea on the ...Read full memory

A memory of Borth by Mary Dorey

My Love Of Brynowen Continues

I do not remember my first visit to Borth as I would have been a few months old around about the spring of 1963. As a family we then returned every year staying at Brynowen, sometimes twice a year, until I turned 18 at the end of 1980. By then I felt I was too old and branched off on my own holidays. By chance ...Read full memory

A memory of Borth by Andy Scott

Hall Of Residence

Pantyfedwen, as I remember it from 1971, was the women's Hall of Residence for the College of Librarianship, Wales. By the time I lived there, briefly in the Autumn Term of 1971, it was in the process of being decommissioned, as the College had built new Halls of Residence on the Llanbadarn Campus, in Aberystwyth, although the ...Read full memory

A memory of Borth