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Memories of Penycae

Born & Bred From 1960

Hi everyone , I was born in trem-y-gardden november 1960 but only lived there untill i was 6 months old , then my parents moved us up to the top end of pen-y-cae onto cristionydd , Now my memories of living there looking back as a youngster , I remember the first kind of bin waste wagon that had a half circular back with ...Read full memory

A memory of Penycae

Ty Rhewyn Farmhouse

My grandparents, Stanley Lvingstone Allen & May Winefred Allen lived at Ty Rhewyn on the mountain near the gamekeepers lodge. Any pictures of the old house please? You had to walk up three fields to get to the old house (now a load of stones). They moved to Penycae in the 60's to live in Afoneitha. We used to walk to ...Read full memory

A memory of Penycae by Joyce Davis

Does Anyone Know My Great Grandparents

Does anyone know anything about my great-grand parents, they owned shops in Rhos, they were greengrocers, they had a horse and cart. They were George Ellis Hughes (Clifton)and Abigail Hughes (Clifton), they lived at Spring Bank, Hill Street. I lived wth my grandparents in School Street, they were ...Read full memory

Francis Family  1880 1960

My great-grandparents owned a grocer shop in Penycae in the 1890 - 1920 era and the name was Thomas Francis, and had eight children, four boys and four girls. One of their daughters married a music teacher called John C Powell of Rhosllanerchrugog. A great-uncle of mine was Fred Williams who was headmaster of a ...Read full memory

A memory of Penycae

Yr Hen Felin

The Old Mill I remember playing alongside the old mill.  There was a family in the nearby farm - Edna and Audrey were the names of two of the sisters.  The old pub went on fire during that period.  There was an area for the children to play on the side the river. Cofio chwarae yn ymyl yr hen felin. Roedd teulu yn y ...Read full memory

A memory of Penycae by Elen Evans

Happy Days In Pentre

The top bungalow in your photo (one), brings some happy memories. This was the first school in Pen-y-Cae. I spent many, many hours there with Hughie and his brother. The two classrooms (bedrooms to-day) go up in steps. There used to be many old photos on the walls of children taken in the two classrooms.

A memory of Penycae by Neville Jackson

Eglwys Penycae

Ni chlywais erioed am unrhyw eglwys mewn dyffryn ym Mhenycae. Roedd pant lle roedd Nant y Grogfryn yn cyfarfod â'r Afon Eitha, ond 'Pentre' oedd yr enw ar yr ardal hon. Mae eglwys Pen y cae ymhell uwchben yr afon. Cofio mynd i chwilio am arwyddion y gwanwyn ar hyd llwybrau Penycae gyda dosbarth Standard 5 a Mr Parry'r Prifathro. Mae ardal Pentref yn dlysach o lawer heddiw.

A memory of Penycae by Elen Evans

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