Chwilog, Gwynedd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Grandmother Born1876

My grandmother used to tell me stories of Gateshead days when I was a kid, for example Tommy-on-the Bridge, area Bottle Bank, apparently was a permanent fixture in those days, he stood on the Swing Bridge, might have ...Read full memory

A memory of Gateshead by Derek Bell

School Days

Born in 1934 I attended Rose Street school in the Teams.. I'd like to know if anyone else remembers those times, during the war, - the air-raid shelters, the gas masks that had to be carried all the time, the parcels from Canada ...Read full memory

A memory of Gateshead

25 Palmer Street Windmill Hill Gateshead

I was born on Palmer Street in October 45. My father of the same name of George Smith was recently killed in Germany and left his little family living with his parents in the Windmill Hills. I have a ...Read full memory

A memory of Gateshead by George Smith