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Atgofion Rhoscolyn – Rhoscolyn History Event

As far  as we know this was the first ever such event in Rhoscolyn – with so many people bringing their memories along for others to share, and to talk with each other about.  It really was a great event and a huge thanks should be given to Susan Hanbury and Myfyr Roberts, who along with Fenton and Eleri, really made a huge effort to bring it all together.  As well to all the other people who helped, and all those many people who took part one way or another.

We will be featuring some of the history shown there in future editions. But there is one story – that of the Bobara which was wrecked off Rhoscolyn Head in January 1955 – that is on this month’s History page.

Here are some pictures from the event itself:

Eleri Roberts (left) and Susan Hanbury, with AM Rhun ap Iorwerth
Nancy Rowlands {nee Jones} of Brynteg and Owie Parry, Plas, Four Mile Bridge, sharing happy memories of their childhood in Rhoscolyn in the late 20s and 30s.
Two historic tractors from the event: on the left a Fordson belonging to Margaret and Bary Thomas of Bryn Teg (seen here with granddaughter, Yasmin); And the one on the right is a Ferguson belonging to Susan Hanbury, shown here with husband Fenton. It was used to anchor the rope from the breeches bouy in the rescue of the Brobara (see History page) which Susan’s father took part in.

Two more July events:

Songs of Praise on Borthwen beach. Note: the second of these services, planned for August has been cancelled.
Rhoscolyn NCI members enjoying a rib ride!  See Caro Wilson’s report in the side bar.