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Monmouthshire Photographic Memories

Monmouthshire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Tintern, the Village 1893' appears in this book.

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Caption for Tintern, The Village 1893: The ruins of the abbey are visible in the distance. This photograph shows how Tintern nestles in amongst the surrounding hills.

An extract from Monmouthshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Tintern

I found out that my great-grandmother was born at Tintern, she came with her parents to Warrington in 1870. Warrington was a big name in Wire and so was Tintern, that is the link. We first visited Tintern in 2003 and fell in love with it and the area. My ancestors were all bBaptised, married and buried at St (...Read full memory)

He's got exactly the same photo, and I remember standing watching him take it as the sun shone through the ruins and thinking to myself I'm not sure which I love more, him or the Abbeys we visit together. Tintern will always feel like our special place.

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