Bagillt, Clwyd

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Bagillt, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Bagillt

Historic Maps of Bagillt and the local area.

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

Grandma, as a school girl in Bagillt. Louise Elizabeth Thomas went to school in the village and told a story about a boy in rags in class who lost his temper with the Headteacher, throwing an ink pot at her. That teacher went on to sponsor the boy who became a famous Welsh poet. Louise had a brother George and a sister Lydia. Their house was bombed in the Second World War in Bagillt. They had a very comfortable ...see more

I was born and brought up in Widnes but we used to go for holidays in Bagillt where we stayed with an old friend of my parents, Father Holcroft. He was the local Catholic priest and we stayed in his house which had a farm adjoining with chickens and a goat which sometimes strayed into the house. The Catholic chapel was very simple as I recall, basically a big hut with a corrugated iron roof and I served mass there ...see more