HistoryPoints News

Dec 7, 2017

Railway tragedy in Pwllheli

Pwllheli station is a place of happy memory for countless holidaymakers, but it was a scene of tragedy in 1889 when a talented young musician fell under the wheels of a train ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

while the platform was packed with people returning from the Gwynedd eisteddfod. Pianist Catherine Ann Parry, aged 18, had been accompanying a choir at the eisteddfod and was jostled by the crowd behind her. For more about the station's history - including the relocation of Pwllheli's shoreline for the railway's extension to the town-centre station site - use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the information board outside the station entrance. Or click here