in Shorts - Links
BBC Wales's town-site all about Abergele. The comments by the Abergele
Diaspora are worth reading, as are the memories of those who enjoyed
holidays here. Nice slideshows and historical pieces too. This is the
best site on the internet about Abergele.
A webcam pointing at the Abergele bypass, just in case you're feeling
Online community-based site for all major UK towns. There are some interesting
messages and facts about Abergele here. Catch up on what your schoolmates
have been up to at the Abergele
Photos to buy of Abergele from the air in 1938 and old photos from Francis
The message board is a good place for getting reunited with old friends
from north Wales. This site's also quite good for hunting out a cottage
to rent if you fancy a break anywhere in north Wales (click Tourism
> Holiday Accommodation). Links
to Abergele websites.
It's amazing what kinds of Abergele memorabilia people are selling on
e-Bay: old postcards, pottery, etc. Have a look...
Catch up with the local news in the Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Times Past Photographic Archives aims to preserve the pictorial
history of North Wales by scanning and publishin online old photos and
postcards of towns and villages around north Wales.
Click on the Gallery button for local views.
The website of the Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust with publications
about the history of Gwrych. The site will include a shop, news, history,
pictures, details of the Trust, events and much more. Heard about this
in August 2003; the site's not live yet.
Lee Wetton's website is great, especially the old photos of Emrys ap
A set of photos of Abergele on the Flickr website - "Old photos of Abergele
and Llanddulas. All taken by, or published by, my great-grandfather
who was a postcard photographer between the late 1800's and 1930's.
I will add to this set from time to time. So keep an eye out for more
old photos." - gey_659
Please let me know of any others...
to old sites that no longer work, in case you want to try looking in
GoogleCache or archive.org's Waybachmachine:
High quality pictures of Abergele floods, Colcon bypass, Eirias Park,
Colwyn Bay prom and other north Wales nostalgia by Dave Williams. Good
The website of the Friends of Gwrych Castle with photos and stories
of the Marble Staircase, Randolph Turpin, Prince Valiant and more. It's
sad to see how this famous Abergele landmark has been allowed to fall
into such disrepair.
There's a Flash-based movie all about Abergele on the Worldwide Wales
TV site. Search for the word 'Abergele' in the box at the bottom-right
to find the movie.
Llanfair TH history, local news, pictures, walks, etc.
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Gareth Morlais 1996-2007