used to be two lime kilns in Aberdaron, one near the church and the other at
Penrodyn ( near the Wendon Gift Shop). Evan Jones Nant Llanfaelrhys owned the
one at Penrodyn and Edward Williams Cadlan owned the one by the church.
William Hughes moved to Penbwlch in 1946, he discovered a very old lantern, in a
hole in the wall in the cowshed, Evan Jones Bwlch who was a very knowledgeable
man, told Wil that he should send the lantern to the museum at San Ffagan. It
can now be seen in the museum.
Photo from Mr C Hughes.
1962 Edgar Morris Ael y Bryn travelled home from Australia, where he worked in
the opal mines. His journey took him by boat from Freemantle to Sri Lanka, then
by ferry to Madras in India, from where he travelled by bus through India
Pakistan the Middle East and Europe before reaching journey’s end in Victoria
bus station London.
1922 William Rowlands won a prize at the National Eisteddfod in Rhydaman , for
writing an adventure story for boys, the book called ‘Y Llong Lo’ (The Coal
Ship) was published in 1924.The book was loosely based on William’s own
recollections of Rhuol and the ships that brought coal to Hells Mouth and in its
time it became a firm favourite with schoolboys and as was intended encoraged
many to read, it portrays the adventures of two young boys who stow away on the
ship. William Rowlands was the Headmaster at Ysgol Eifionydd Pothmadog, he was
born and raised at Rhiwlas Rhiw.
let the people of the parish know who had died, and that their soul was passing
rings – Baby Girl,
rings – Baby Boy,
rings – Girl under twenty,
rings – Youth under twenty,
rings – Unmarried woman,
rings - Unmarried man,
rings – Married woman,
rings – Married Man,
ago the people of Rhiw used to
cut the rocks and large boulders on the mountain to make gate posts and lintels.
On Penarfynydd mountain there’s a large boulder with five iron wedges still
to be seen in it. And above Ty Uchaf towards Nebo Chapel you can see where they successfully
cut part of the rock.
Where are the Wedges
Near Ty Ucha
is the original door handle from Rhiw school.
to Mr C Hughes, for this Photo
to make camp on Pen Comins, they’d go about the area selling their wares and
telling fortunes. It is said that it was one of the Tinkers
revealed the cure for the wild wart, however there are many other theories
concerning the cure.