Rhyl, Clwyd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Rhyl

Browse 8 photo books on Rhyl and the surrounding area.

Memories Are Made Of This

My father’s family moved to Rhyl in 1891 and my mother’s family in 1925. My parents fell in love on Rhyl Golf Links. Even though they settled in Portsmouth after their wedding, family bonds held fast and we spent every summer and chunks of other time in Rhyl in the family homes of my mother in Highfield Park and my ...Read full memory

A memory of Rhyl by Anne Joseph

Holiday Jobs

I was a bakery student at Wrexham Tech. in the early 1960s and worked two holiday jobs in Rhyl. The first was at a bakery run by a Polish baker and he had a real Vienna oven, baked lovely crispy bread! The second was at Harry Brereton's bakery which had a shop out front that was also a grocers run by his brother. The foreman we ...Read full memory

A memory of Rhyl by Ian Mabbitt

Donkey Lady

Went to Rhyl in the war. Spent many happy days on the beach with the donkey lady. Went to school there and stayed in large house in 19 Butterton Road.

A memory of Rhyl by Sylvia Fellows