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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This is a very popular view of the town, showing the three bays separated by rock outcrops. The pier was built on one of these outcrops in 1865, only to be damaged in a storm the following year. On the left at the end of the Prom is a hut used by the builders of the second part of Alexandra Hall, which housed women students. They had to walk to the college at the other end of the Prom several times a day.

Other Memories from Aberystwyth

As a student at Aber 1944-48 I used the Bing Kee (spelling as I remember it) laundry when I could afford it. Bing Kee and his wife seemed to be very old but there were two daughters (or possibly grand-daughters) of my generation. One was particularly attractive, but they were rarely on duty in the shop and when they were made obvious their low opinion of students. The laundry work was good, ...see more

As a student at Aber 1944-48 I used the Bing Kee (spelling as I remember it) laundry when I could afford it. Bing Kee and his wife seemed to be very old but there were two daughters (or possibly grand-daughters) of my generation. One was particularly attractive, but they were rarely on duty in the shop and when they were made obvious their low opinion of students. The laundry work was good, ...see more

Does anyone remember Binky's Chinese laundry in South Road? I remember watching them washing the sheets by the geulan (spelling?) just by the river at the back of the shop.

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