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Aug 10, 2019

When women taught men how to sail

Our new QR codes on the door of Caernarfon's former mortuary reveal the extraordinary story of Ellen Edwards, a captain's daughter who taught more than 1,000 men how to navigate the seas. Her teaching career overlapped with that of Cranogwen, a ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

poet, women's magazine editor and preacher who taught seafaring skills in Llangrannog, Ceredigion, after working at sea for two years. She is buried at St Carannog's Church - click here for our information about her and the church, and here for our information about Ellen Edwards.