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Caption for Caernarfon, Boats 1890: Sails are being raised on the clinker-built boat as she prepares to get under way and enter the Menai Strait. The sails contrast strongly with the forest of masts from the background boats and the sturdy dominance of this very famous Welsh castle. The calm, barely rippled water reflects diffused rays from an equally liquid sun. T h e I s l e o f M a n , Wa l e s a n d N o r t h e r n I r e l a n d

An extract from Picturesque Harbours Photographic Memories.

Memories of Caernarfon

Castle Square in the 1930s was the terminal point for a bus service to Beddgelert run by the Brown Bus Service. Memory has it that the bus ran every two hours or so and had a garage (now a mountain-climbing gear retailers) on the right hand side of the main road entering Beddgelert. The bus shown, a brown and (...Read full memory)

Walking around the square time and time again to have a piece of Numer 8 rock off the Welsh Lady. What a treat and it was free.

This about the time my mother, Lysbeth Nielsen, was born in Caernarvon.

I was born in Deiniolen in 1932 in Tabernacle Street, we then moved to Tan For, before moving to the new house in Pentre Helen. I enjoyed my time at the village school. My father was a quarryman as were all his brothers.

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