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Dec 16, 2021

Countess Haig's last home


Before she died in Bangor in 1939, Dorothy Countess Haig worked hard to defend the reputation of her late husband, Douglas Haig, who had commanded British forces in France and Belgium in the First World War. Many people blamed him ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

for some of the worst bloodbaths of the conflict. Dorothy was unimpressed with David Lloyd George's verdict in his memoirs. She was a niece of Walter Warwick Vivian, former manager of Dinorwig slate quarry and owner of the Glynn estate near the shore of the Menai Strait. For more about her and the estate, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on one of the lamp posts in Belmont Road. Or click here