Memorial to drowned boys, Criccieth

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Jun 26, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

The vicar of Beaumaris went to extraordinary lengths in the 1880s to prevent worship at one of his churches, in rural Llandegfan. He even disobeyed his own bishop. The House of Lords eventually suspended the Rev ...

Jun 19, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

The ruined Holt Castle is a scene of riverside tranquillity today, but in the late 15th century its owner, Sir WIlliam Stanley, was caught up in the Wars of the Roses. King Richard III took Stanley's son hostage to ensure ...

Jun 11, 2018
Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

Fred Trump of Rhymney was manager of one of the world's biggest gold mines after surviving a pit explosion which buried him under fallen coal. He left his job in South Africa to fight in the First World War and was killed, aged 45, while ...