A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

Abergorlech, Dyfed

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Frith photos prompt happy memories of our personal history, so enjoy this trip down memory lane with our old photos, historic maps, local history books, and memories of Abergorlech. Refresh & enjoy your personal memories, or find some that family & friends will love as gifts.

It's free to browse our vintage and retro photographs of Abergorlech, but if some spark good memories they are available to buy in a wide range of products, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers, customised calendars. Don't miss other visitors' Memories and maybe connect with those who have shared their memories - you may even know the names, or learn more about the locality.

Old Maps of Abergorlech

Historic Maps of Abergorlech and the local area.

Old map of Abergorlech in 1898
Map of Abergorlech in 1898
Old map of Abergorlech in 1898
Old map of Abergorlech in 1923
Map of Abergorlech in 1923
Old map of Abergorlech in 1923
Old map of Abergorlech in 1947
Map of Abergorlech in 1947
Old map of Abergorlech in 1947
Old map of Abergorlech in 1886

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Abergorlech from other years.

Memories of Abergorlech
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Read and share your memories of Abergorlech itself or of a particular photo of Abergorlech.

I moved with my parents, Ron and Edith Burnett, to Abergorlech in 1952 when I was 10 years old. My father worked for the Forestry Commission, and we lived in the Forestry House about a mile west of the village. In those days it was called Dysgwylfa. I went to school at the two room primary school, Mr. Phillips was my teacher. We lived there for 5 wonderful years. Our house had no electricity and the village had only ...see more

My parents, Joan & Roger Graham, bought the Black Lion pub in 1963/4? and concentrated on building the business up and making it a large part of village life. With the full co-operation and hard work of my parents and the villagers, Abergorlech won the 'Best Kept Village in Wales' from 1964-1966. I have a photo of them outside the pub following their win in 1964. Dad introduced pub games and Mum her wonderful ...see more