Here are three historic photos of a celebration at Bee Field Abergele from the Dennis Parr Collection. Date unknown.
Here’s a photo of the staff of Gwrych Castle Gate, Abergele, in the building’s very early days from the Dennis Parr Collection. Date unknown.
It’s great that the gamekeeper holds both a gun and a gundog or two. It’s quite a warm pose for the time, with people putting their arms around each other’s shoulders. The top hat on the back row is a standout too.
Here are two photos of the Frangkakis Family who lived in Abergele in Jenkin St, from the Dennis Parr Collection. Date unknown. If you’d like to know where Jenkin Street was, read this comment by George Frost.
Here’s a gem from the Dennis Parr Collection of Richard Pearce Auctioneers, Valuers, Estate Agents, Market Street, Abergele. It was taken in 1958. Look closely at the reflection in the door glass of the three women across the road, in front of the Car Park. There’s a poster in the window for the 1958 Royal Welsh Show which took place in Bangor. The Eglwysbach Show is also advertised there.
Here’s a photo from the Dennis Parr Collection of the old Elwy Cafe in Abergele’s Market St. in the 1960s.
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Here’s a photo from the Dennis Parr Collection of the old Abergele Fire Station, Pentre Mawr Park 1948.
See also this old fire engine, now restored and owned by Colin Knowlson. It’s possible that the engine owned by Colin was called out of the fire station that used to be next to the Bee Filling Station, Slaters.