Monthly Archives: February 2016

All change again for Abergele’s shops

A couple of changes to report regarding Market St shops: Lloyds the Chemist refit is coming on well: And Kimberley’s furniture and applicance store is coming to town, opposite the Bee. There’s already one in Rhyl:

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Abergele District Action Group’s Springfest, Pentre Mawr Park

Alison Pring has been in touch with news that the newly formed Abergele District Action Group is organising a Springfest at Pentre Mawr Park Abergele on Saturday27th and Sunday28th of February from 10am to 5pm. There will be attractions and … Continue reading

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More on old maps

Found a further neg which actually has a date !   See picture.

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Old Abergele plans.

With help from a good scanner and Photoshop I think that the difficult to decipher entry may be ” Mr Williams “. Does this information help at all? I’m afraid I cannot identify any dates on the plans.  

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Abergele from the air 1969-2013

      What a difference 44 years makes.  

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The building of Abergele Woolworths

The building of Abergele Woolworths is shown in this photo from the Dennis Parr Collection. This moment marks the end of an era in Abergele. There used to be a grocer’s shop called Canol Dre (middle of town) which was … Continue reading

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Harp Court, Abergele

Harp Court, Abergele. These flats were built here by Eldon R. Gorst, Abergele. Gorst bought the site from Richard Pearce, Auctioneers. Previously, the site had been used as a pig market. Harp Court, Abergele. Adeiladwyd y fflatiau yma gan Eldon … Continue reading

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1916-2016: Abergele & District Commemorations: Hugh Thomas Davies

Private 16023, Hugh Thomas Davies, 10th Battalion, 76th Brigade, 3rd Division. Died of Wounds, 26 February 1916, aged 21. Buried Plot IV. D. 13A. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Commemorated on the Abergele War Memorial and Abergele Town Memorial. The inscription … Continue reading

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1916-2016: Abergele & District Commemorations: John Robert Davies

Private 15470, John Robert Davies, 10th Battalion, 76th Brigade, 3rd Division. Died of Wounds, 20 February 1916, aged 23. Buried Plot IV. D. 13A. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Not commemorated in the Abergele district, but commemorated on the Llanfairfechan War … Continue reading

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