Deganwy History Group

Deganwy History Group

The group promotes interest in, and study of, the history of Deganwy, Llanrhos, Tywyn and Llandudno Junction. It meets monthly, except in August, and organises outings to places of interest locally and further afield. It welcomes new members.

Research documents by members are available from the group's website.

Website of Deganwy History Group

HiPoints collection:
Former Llanrhos school - funded by Lady Mostyn to provide education for 40 girls and 40 boys from poor families
Site of 1944 plane crash - five men were killed, including a member of the Polish Air Force
Deganwy Marina - on site of dock built by LNWR to tap lucrative Blaenau Ffestiniog slate trade
St Mary's Well, Llanrhos - rediscovered after floods in 1993
Site of Deganwy bathing complex - large pool was a popular attraction from 1930s to 1960s. Had seating for 10,000 people