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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The first castle here was built by the Normans, and rebuilt by Edward I. It was captured by Owain Glyndwr in 1404 and recaptured by Prince Henry in 1408. The castle was held for the King in the Civil War, but surrendered in 1646, and subsequently fell into decay. The ruins were transformed into public gardens - here we see a crowd gathering to watch a Pierrot troupe (right).

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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