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Teeing Off

Theme Calendar - Teeing Off

Featuring 12 captioned photos of Teeing Off. A4 sized calendar, opening to A3.

Golf
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Golf

Vintage photographs of golf – a game described by Sir Winston Churchill as ‘an ineffectual attempt to direct an uncontrollable sphere into an inaccessible hole with instruments ill-adapted to the purpose'.

Rural Life
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Rural Life

Stunning, serene village scenes from the archive.

North Wales Photographic Memories

North Wales Photographic Memories

The photo 'Criccieth, Golf Club, First Tee 1913' appears in this book

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Caption for Criccieth, Golf Club 1913: The golf club was established in 1905, on parkland set high above Cardigan Bay. The landscape in this photograph gives the appearance of great antiquity, with low stone walls and irregularly-shaped fields where sheep graze. Here, the club professional, Mr Owens, is offering instruction at the first hole. Lloyd George was once President of the Club.

An extract from North Wales Photographic Memories.

Memories of Criccieth

Some months after I spent a holiday at Bryn Awelon, my aunt and uncle, Mary [Mamie] and John Herbertson, purchased their home, Haul a Gwynt, overlooking Criccieth Castle and Cardigan Bay. It was a delightful home, which can now be rented, and I noticed on the website that it is still beautifully maintained. My (...Read full memory)

Lorna, I saw your message and realised that you must have stayed in my Nain's cottage at Bryn Awelon. I was ther yesterday speaking to my Aunt who is trying to work out who you are. I remember Sosia too - she has recently returned to live in Criccieth as she has lost her husband. This is what my Aunt has heard I (...Read full memory)

Just a short note to say that I also remember Zosia Starzecka... I worked with her in the bank in Pwllheli in the early 1970s and have not seen her since then. Maybe I'll call to see her in Criccieth soon?

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