Category Archives: postcards

In the days of Woolies

It’s always good to be reminded of how Market St used to look in the days when Woolworth’s was still open. Here’s a colour postcard from the last millennium to give a burst of nostalgia. Because of the miniskirts, I’d … Continue reading

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Tower Hill picnic

Easter has traditionally been a time when Abergelites head with a picnic up Tower Hill. Here’s an old postcard showing how one of our favourite landmarks used to look.

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Stained Glass Window at Abergele’s St Michael’s Church

Vera West of Abergele WI took this photo of the beautiful stained glass window in St Michael’s Church, Abergele. Her photo was published in a set of postcards taken by WI members.

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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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Old postcard taken from the outskirts of Abergele

I originally thought the photo for this old postcard might have been taken from the old hospital chalet at the top of Tower Hill’s Red Rock, but the orientation of Mynydd Seion in relation to St Michaels isn’t quite right. … Continue reading

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Old postcard of the “Hills From Pensarn”

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Shire horses at Abergele National Ploughing Championship

In the past, the Women’s Institute has produced sets of coloured postcards celebrating all kinds of events and landmarks around Abergele. Here’s a photo by Gwyneth Vaughan of Betws yn Rhos WI, showing the Abergele National Ploughing Championship. Although this … Continue reading

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Bryngwenallt Hall

Further to Gareth’s 1925 postcard of Bryngwenallt, I came across one which appears to be slightly earlier, probably pre WW1 showing Bryngwenallt Hall, with Siamber Wen farm in the foreground. I would imagine the photo was taken from above the … Continue reading

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Bryngwenallt 1925

This postcard is entitled “Bryngwenallt, Abergele and Pensarn” and was published in Valentine’s “Carbotone” Series – card No 65300.¬† It shows an aerial view of Bryngwenallt Hall, with Abergele and Pensarn in the background.¬† The postcard was dated 26th of … Continue reading

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Sunny Pensarn beach

This is a tiny quadrant¬† of a multiview Abergele postcard from the 1970s or early 80s. Well worth the tiny postage-stamp size to be reminded of the Walls ice cream sign, the kiosk, the merry go-round and the old cars. … Continue reading

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