Staylittle, Clywedog Reservoir c.1960
Photo ref: S621009
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The reservoir's prime function may have been to fill the perpetual needs for water in distant Liverpool, but it also became a haven, not only for bird life but also for the recreational pursuits of the local boating fraternity.

A Selection of Memories from Staylittle

For many years now, we've been inviting visitors to our website to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was, prompted by the photographs in our archive. Here are some from Staylittle

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Slate miners of Staylittle and why they moved to the coal mines in South Wales, Grancher and his father were in this category. Did the slate mining in Staylittle stop?
I attended the primary school in Staylittle and was one of the last children there when it closed down, I think in the end there were only 7 or 8 of us. I came from the village of Llwyn y gog which at the time was the Forestry Commission village. I have found memories of Mrs Jones our teacher, I also remember Mr Roberts the headmaster with his red wild hair! We used to stand in a line by the piano ...see more