Monthly Archives: November 2015

St George’s Rd, Abergele

Here’s a photo of St George’s Rd, Abergele, by Sion Jones.

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Abergele Grammar School football team 1943-44

Andy Hilton (aka Nigel Hinton) has been a long-time contributing editor to He wrote recently: “I wonder if you can help me out. You may recall that some time back I put out an appeal via to see … Continue reading

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The Abergele Home Guard

Here are two photos from the Dennis Parr Collection of the Abergele Home Guard. One was taken on a wooded hillside and the other is thought by Dennis to be taken at the Marine Hotel in Pensarn.    

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Abergele’s War Memorial at St Michael’s Church

Abergele’s War Memorial at St Michael’s Church. Dyma’r Cofeb yn Abergele i’r hogiau na ddaethant adre o’r rhyfeloedd 1914-1918. Hefyd 1939-1945. As Wikipedia says: “Armistice Day (which coincides with Remembrance Day and Veterans Day, public holidays) is commemorated every year on … Continue reading

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Some news about the Dennis Parr Collection of Abergele photos

Judging by the comments here and on Facebook, local photographer Dennis Parr’s photographic collection has given many readers great enjoyment over the past months. Dennis has written to say that he’s deposited his entire photographic collection, which numbers around 500 … Continue reading

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Lady Emily’s Tower, Abergele

This watchtower is called Lady Emily’s Tower. It’s  near Cefn yr Ogof and is a familiar landmark to everyone who drives along the A55 north Wales coast road between Abergele and Llanddulas. It’s a 1930s folly commissioned by Lord Hesketh’s … Continue reading

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