Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Blaenau Ffestiniog, 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 Blaenau Ffestiniog

Historic Maps of Blaenau Ffestiniog and the local area.

My Ancestral 2nd cousin Lucy Margaret Marzials 1870-1885 :-An inquest was held on Monday, at the Pengwern Hctel, Festiniog, before the coroner for Merionethshire, on the body of Miss Marzials, a young lady from London, who, with her parents, had beeu on a visit to Festiniog and the slate quarries. Miss ...see more

My great grandfather, Edward Lloyd, emigrated to the United States from Ffestiniog. He was a famous tenor in his day and had high ranking with the Eisteddfod both in Wales, and later, in upstate, NY. I am told by a cousin, Dr. Alwyn Jones, that Lloyd descendants still reside in Teddy's boyhood home on 152/153 Manod Road. Teddy's mother, Mary (née Williams) Lloyd managed a farm/butter-making operation even ...see more