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

Cherished Times In Talacre

We stayed in a chalet near the tuck shop behind the dunes. Me, my brothers and sisters. I recall one year we were sitting on the roof of the chalet and some Navy fighter planes flew just over our heads nearly knocking us off. We spent hours in the dunes searching for spent bullet shells and struggling back up the ...Read full memory

A memory of Talacre by Adam Tomkinson


Wow Lorraine! I can't believe I have come across this site. I think it is your grandad 'tide' who I remember, as well as yourself and your mum. I hope you see this, it would be good to be in touch... Your dad was American? I remember going to cinema with you and your mum, to see 'My Fair Lady' in Prestatyn..?

A memory of Talacre by Jan Davis

Living In A Bus At Talacre In The 1960s

I have very distinct memories of living, as a young child, in one of two single decker buses near the beach at Talacre. I recall tall beds and paraffin lamps with tall glass chimneys. My father was originally from Liverpool but was posted to an Army base called Kinmel Camp, near Talacre. I was born in ...Read full memory

A memory of Talacre by David Richards