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Feb 26, 2022

Fisherman's ironic boat death

Like many fishermen over the years, John Roberts died in a boat accident. What makes his death in 1903 unusual or unique is that the boat in question was a swingboat at Menai Bridge fair. He died two days after falling out of the ride. The fair was a ...

popular event for socialising as well as selling livestock. For more of its history, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the noticeboard opposite the library in Ffordd y Ffair (also known as Wood Street). Or click here