Category Archives: topography

Harp Court, Abergele

Harp Court, Abergele. These flats were built here by Eldon R. Gorst, Abergele. Gorst bought the site from Richard Pearce, Auctioneers. Previously, the site had been used as a pig market. Harp Court, Abergele. Adeiladwyd y fflatiau yma gan Eldon … Continue reading

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Llaethdai Abergele dairies and commercial milk producers

Gyda diolch i Gwynn Williams, yn enedigol o Lanefydd, wedi byw yn Abergele a bellach yn Rhyl. Here’s a list from from local singer, actor and historian Gwynn Williams showing how many farms, outlets and dairy companies sold milk in … Continue reading

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St George’s Rd, Abergele

Here’s a photo of St George’s Rd, Abergele, by Sion Jones.

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Water St., Abergele

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Abergele and The People’s Collection Wales

Maldwyn Huges has been in touch via our comments section to let us know about a project he’s working on to research and digitise the Abergele Town Council Archives so these treasures can be shared on the Casgliad y Werin … Continue reading

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Gwynt y Môr

In September 2013, the offshore wind-turbine electricity generation project Gwynt y Mor began producing power. Here is a photo by Sion Jones of its construction…

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Early road plan of Abergele. Very old map.

I’m not sure of the age of this old road plan of Abergele, owned by Dennis Parr, but it looks very old. It shows the old – now demolished – houses on Peel Street. Apart from those lining Market Street, … Continue reading

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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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Cae Stalwyn, Abergele

This relatively new housing estate is called Cae Stalwyn – Welsh for Stallion Field. This is an apt name as the houses were built on the site of the old horse sale field where the stallions were chosen by owners … Continue reading

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The Old Abergele Mill

How many of you can remember this old limewashed windmill at the junction of Chapel Street and High Street? These photographs, from Dennis Parr’s collection and reproduced with his  permission, show the old mill before it was demolished. This is … Continue reading

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