Category Archives: Dai-aspora

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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Facebook Group: “Abergele People Pictures and it’s history.”

In March 2012, Jayne Jones set up a Facebook group about Abergele people, pictures and its history. Juliette Roberts wrote to me on Friday to let me know about the group which already has 150 members. I’ve only had time … Continue reading

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Abergele’s 2012 Olympic torchbearers revealed

Here’s a list of the people who’ll be carrying the Olympic flame through Abergele on 29 May 2012 Eduard Kim (46) from Almaty George Jacob (37) from Dubai Gleb Nuriev (15) from Kondrovo Graeme Johnson (69) from Dyserth Joanne Wallace … Continue reading

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The 18 most-searched for Welsh words

“What’s x in Welsh?”, “Welsh word for y” … I’ve been researching words people search for on Google using phrases like these. Here’s the Top 18: 1 Wales – Cymru 2 thank you – diolch 3 love – cariad 4 … Continue reading

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Taking me back

After reading Abergele in Shorts, just before it relocated to this site, Dave Williams wrote: “Thanks for taking me back to the sights, sounds and indeed smells of my childhood (the old market tunnel!). I am a descendant of an … Continue reading

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Anyone know Harold, Bessie or Eva Williams?

Here’s a message from Joan, who makes an appeal: “Hi, wondered if anyone knows anything about my family. My great grandparents were Benjamin & Jemina Williams, at sometime they lived at Fairfield, Sea Rd, circa 1900. They had 3 children … Continue reading

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