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

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Railways

Let the train take the strain in this selection of steam train and railway related photographs from The Francis Frith Collection.

Other Memories from Abergynolwyn

Born & raised in Abergynolwyn. 1953 onwards, at No. 9 ‘Council Houses’, cousins Hazel & Stella ( Hazel still lives in the village . Renamed ‘Maes - y- Meillion’ by the Council !!!!

I was stationed in Morfa Camp in Towyn between Jan 66 and Dec 68. We were more or less regulars at the pub, especially on Saturdays in the winter. The landlord at that time was an Englishman named Len or Les. He was an authority on the history of the British Army. My fondest memory is of winter evenings sitting by the log fire and listening to the 'choir' that regularly entertained. They were led by a ...see more

My dad was from yr Aber. We lived in Pandy Square until my dad died in Feb 1952, he was the fireman on the little train from Towyn to Abergynolwyn, he was also, I believe, a local football referee. He was an ex soldier in the Royal Welch Fusiliers, I was five years old when he died, I really don't know what effect his death had on my future life. I have vague recollections of school. My Nain live in the Aber ...see more

I came to Abergynolwyn in 1962 to work at Tyny-Cornel Hotel with my brother Luis, we were very happy to work for Mr & Mrs Hunter. I'm 66 years old and I remember many times the town and my first love Gwylem Mumford, I think he became a doctor. I hope so because he was a very clever boy. Also I remember Olwen Davies, she was a chef at Tyny-Cornel. I would like to know about her. Love to all Abergynolwyn!

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