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Jul 25, 2020

Caught in bed in the old jail


Fraudster Henry Jones thought Dolgellau's old jail was an ideal place to lie low in 1897, as it had long since become a respectable hotel. After tricking people in a string of towns in England and Wales, his luck ran out when he was caught in bed ....

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Posted by: RhodriC

by a Dolgellau police officer as he settled down for a good night's sleep. The building is now Y Meirionnydd restaurant with rooms. For more on its history, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes near the entrance. Or click here