Category Archives: people

Photo of 1947 Christmas Pantomime at Abergele Sanitorium

I received this fabulous photo from Mrs Gunta Binks. She writes: “Thought this might be of interest to you, I am going through papers of my late Mother who sadly passed away in September 2014 two weeks short of her … Continue reading

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New York Terrace, Abergele

Norman Williams recently enquired if anyone could help him to locate Eurog House, New York Terrace, Abergele. Two of his late relatives, Mary Roberts (nee Williams) and her husband, Owen Roberts, had lived there prior to their both dying in … Continue reading

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Darlith Cymdeithas Emrys ap Iwan talk

This is a bilingual post; the English follows the Welsh… Rwyf wedi derbyn gwahoddiad gan Gymdeithas Emrys ap Iwan i gyflwyno darlith am y wefan hon – Abergele Post – a hanes Abergele o safbwynt hanesyddol o’m hatgofion o’r dref … Continue reading

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Emyr ac Elwyn

Do you remember Emyr ac Elwyn? They were a duo who used to perform at Nosweithiau Lawen and concerts all along the north Wales coast in the 1960s. They opened a record shop in Colwyn Bay in the 70s. They … Continue reading

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100 years ago today at Mons

On 23 August 1914 at Mons, Belgium, Captain Walton Mellor, of Tanybryn, Abergele’s was killed. Walton was the son of Colonel John Edwin Mellor of Tan-y-Bryn Abergele. He was the first WWI death of a soldier from Abergele.     … Continue reading

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Emrys ap Iwan students remember WWI and Abergele in 1914

Cofia Abergele Remembers. Recording lists of the names of some of the people from Abergele and those with links to the town who took part in WWI was a challenge that Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan students relished as one of … Continue reading

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WWI participants from Abergele

World War 1 began on 28 July 1914. This is the final installment of the series of pages of names of those people who played their part in the Great War from Abergele and surrounding areas and people from beyond … Continue reading

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Abergele Urban, Abergele Rural and WWI

Did you know that more than a thousand participants in World War 1 had Abergele connections? They were people from Abergele, nearby surrounding areas,  and people from beyond Wales with Abergele connections. The list has been researched by Andrew Hesketh, … Continue reading

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Llanfair TH charity cyclists reached Paris

Llion Griffiths and Clive Williams of Llanfair TH have sucessfully completed their 450 mile journey to Paris. They did it to raise money for the Macmillan Cancer Support Charity. You can read the background here, along with Justin Hinchliffe’s updates … Continue reading

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WWI participants from the outskirts of Abergele

This is the second of a series of four posts featuring the research of Andrew Hesketh into participants in the Great War with Abergele connections. As a mark of respect, we’re publishing the thousand-plus list of names in installments.  Today … Continue reading

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