A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

Frith photos prompt happy memories of our personal history, so enjoy this trip down memory lane with our old photos, historic maps, local history books, and memories of Llanfaes. Refresh & enjoy your personal memories, or find some that family & friends will love as gifts.

It's free to browse our vintage and retro photographs of Llanfaes, but if some spark good memories they are available to buy in a wide range of products, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers, customised calendars. Don't miss other visitors' Memories and maybe connect with those who have shared their memories - you may even know the names, or learn more about the locality.

Old Maps of Llanfaes

Historic Maps of Llanfaes and the local area.

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

These cottages are still there. My wife came close to buying one of them many years ago. More recently, I was walking from Llangoed to Beaumaris when I noticed laminate sheets with a red poppy tied onto the gates of 2 or 3 of them. This would have been during the 100 years anniversary of WW1. The sheets told the story of men who had joined up from the houses & died in France. Must have had a devastating effect on such a small, close knit community. A sobering thought.

I lived at No 3 Llanfaes Estate from being 6 weeks of age. Our home was one of thirty prefabs built after WW2 for workers at the Saunders Roe factory that was built during the war to service and modify flying boats. As a child I remember the later torpedo boats and mine sweepers and their launchings onto the Menai Straits. I loved the countryside there and still believe it is scenically the finest part of Anglesey. ...see more

Added 23 November 2008