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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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Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan students impress Nobel Prize Winner

Three sixth formers from Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan, Abergele, have won praise from a Nobel Prize winner for their research into plant genes, after they gained places on the prestigious Nuffield Foundation project. Ben Stone, George Goodall and Mike White … Continue reading

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Robert Jones Bee Hotel Coachman

This is the first of a series of images of Abergele from Dennis Parr’s collection. Mr Parr will be familiar to many who’ve lived in the town since the 1960s. He used to run Parr’s shops in Market St. This … Continue reading

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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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