Lord Nelson statue, Llanfairpwll

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.