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Memories of Valley

Newry Beach Holyhead

Though I still live in Holyhead and have travelled to many places in the world, I still find the Newry Beach area of Holyhead holds a special place in my heart, from when I was a child and used to look out of my classroom window waiting for the bell to ring so I could get down to the Mckenzie pier on summer days or play in ...Read full memory

A memory of Valley by Julie Burden

Happiest Days Of My Life In Valley 1

I am now 52 years of age and hanker after village life after 30 odd years in a city!!. Why? Because in 1960 my parents moved to Valley from Manchester and I started in Valley C.P. Schools soon afterwards. I grew up in the village joining St Michael's choir in the 60s and early 70s and moved away seeking ...Read full memory

A memory of Valley by David Jones

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