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Caption for Caernarfon, The Castle And Swing Bridge 1906: Here we see the harbour swing bridge, with the important Slate Quay visible on the right. This was connected to the slate mines by a narrow gauge railway. The harbour pier and landing-slip could accept vessels up to 400 tons. Over 200 vessels were registered to the town in 1893.

An extract from North Wales 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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