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Memories of Aberaeron

My wife Elizabeth and I had decided we needed to get to know the west Wales coast as our son David's fiancee Amanda was studying at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. After a number of visits to Aberystwyth itself we were ready to explore further afield so we booked a week's stay in a holiday cpttage (...Read full memory)

The Bedford van belonged to the Bowens who had a bakery right by where the van is parked, my brother, grandfather, uncle, and cousins worked there at different times over the years, my mother had a small discount on the bread bought.

The first time we visited Aberaeron, apart from the road bridge, one way of getting across the river was by the Aeron Express. Propelled by some sort of pulley arrangement, it looked like it could seat about 6 to 8 people. It wasn't actually working when we there; we've since been back quite a few times & it seems to (...Read full memory)

The shop on the corner here, was an electrical shop owned by Dyson Jones, and he used to allow some of us boys to sit in his shop to watch B/W t.v. in his shop, it was great for us whose parents could not afford such things in the 50s.

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