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Jun 19, 2012

Never a doll moment in Pen

Today it looks like an ordinary house, but in the 1950s Penholm was a thriving doll factory which ...
employed over 120 people in Penmaenmawr. Most were women who assembled the dolls in their own homes, then queued outside Penholm to book in their handiwork. Rogark dolls from Pen were exported around the world. To see a photo of one, and read the story, scan the QR codes on the lamp post opposite Penholm. Or click here