Monthly Archives: March 2015

American Abergelite seeks info about Albert Roberts

Si├ón Roberts has written to ask for readers’ help: “I’m Americian-born with a strong Abergele connection, my Father moved from there in 1968 to the US. I’m hoping to find out more information about my Taid Albert Roberts, died … Continue reading

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Easily-forgotten features of Abergele Market Street 1961

I wanted to highlight a few elements of the fantastic photo of a 1961 parade in Abergele Market Street by Dennis Parr (see the full original photo here).     First of all is the Parr’s shop sign above Parr’s … Continue reading

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Abergele football team 1919

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Rare picture of Crown St, Abergele.

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Remember Jacksons shop – corner Jenkin St and Rhuddlan Rd ?

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Parade along Market Street 1961. Photo by Dennis Parr.

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Alexandra Rd, Abergele

  Alexandra Rd, Abergele

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1915-2015: Abergele & District Commemorations: Frank Sydney Beckett

Private 2577 Frank Sydney Beckett, 2/8th Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, 2nd Notts. & Derby Brigade, 2nd North Midland Division. Died of pneumonia, 5 March 1915, aged 21. Frank is buried in Plot I. 2. 75., St. … Continue reading

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