Monthly Archives: January 2015

Photo of 1947 Christmas Pantomime at Abergele Sanitorium

I received this fabulous photo from Mrs Gunta Binks. She writes: “Thought this might be of interest to you, I am going through papers of my late Mother who sadly passed away in September 2014 two weeks short of her … Continue reading

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Kinmel Camp appeal for information

Here’s an appeal which initially arrived at this site as a comment. It’s from author Jerry whose email address is jedbone at talktalk ot net. If you can help Jerry, please feel free to contact him directly, and leave a … Continue reading

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1915-2015: Abergele & District Commemorations: Arthur Jones

Rifleman R/5810 Arthur Jones, 2nd Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division. Killed in action, 12 January 1915, aged 33. Arthur is commemorated on the Abergele War Memorial. He has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel … Continue reading

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1915-2015: Abergele & District Commemorations: Frederick Harding Turner

Second Lieutenant Frederick Harding Turner, ‘D’ Company, 1/10th (Liverpool Scottish) Battalion, King’s (Liverpool Regiment), 9th Brigade, 3rd Division. Killed in action, 10 January 1915. Known as ‘Tanky’, he was the Captain of the Scotland Rugby Union team. Frederick is not … Continue reading

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Abergele Library

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Abergele County School at the beginning of the 20th Century

    Pasted here is the largely uncorrected text from that descriptive page: ABERGELE COUNTY SCHOOL. SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR THE COLWVN BAY DISTRICT ABERGELE COUNTY SCHOOL, which came into existence under the Welsh Intermediate lirlucatinn Act of 1889, was founded … Continue reading

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Gwrych Castle consultation

The Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust has launched an online survey to consult with people in Abergele and all over the country about potential development of the Castle. The Trust says it wants to assess the need for community space and … Continue reading

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