19th of May 1559 there was an indictment against Ieuan ap Morgan ap Hywel ap
Dafydd ap Iorwerth of Penarfynnydd yeoman for assault and wounding of Ieuan ap
John ap Hywel ap Ieuan Lloyd at Penarfynnydd.
1510 David ap Guttyn Lewis and Ieuan Lewis of Cadlan, his brother in law (a
common malefactor with no certain place of habitation) for hunting and Killing
eight sheep on the common mountain of Aberdaron delivered for thr augmentation
of friend Dafydd ap Ieuan ap Rees.
school closed for the holidays the teachers gave each of the children a penny
and Miss Dora Williams Tyn Graig gave the children an orange. Kitty Carreg
Lefain and Katie Seaview thanked the Teachers and Miss Williams on behalf of the
following pupils were awarded certificates for full attendance :-
Lon Las, Kitty Carreg Lefain, Katie Seaview and Brenda Eifion.
On thursday the first red van belonging to the Post Office brought
the mail to Aberdaron, for the past 56 years the mail had been brought by the
voice.( January 1915)
Rev John Williams left for America a concert was held in the School at Rhiw, one
of those taking part was Griffith Williams Bryn Awel or Guto Butcher as he was
known. He sang the song ‘We go to America’ and this is how one journalist
described his singing. “ Here is a man with an excellent tenor voice, and it
is an honour for Rhiw Literary Society to have brought out such musical talent
to the eyes of the world !”
monday evening the residents of Rhiw were in fear having seen a ship anchored
where no ships usually anchor, but eventually went on her way having neither
caused or sustained any damage.!!
16 1898 - The Fever.
has been a great deal of suffering from this disease in the Rhiw area. There
wasn’t one household that wasn’t affected and the Medical Officer Dr Fraser
ordered the closure of the school twice for a period of two weeks on both
works. February 1898.
the brickworks (At Hells Mouth) came to a halt and caused a great deal of
anxiety in the area as it employed many people and would be a great loss to the
area. However the stoppage was due to the fact that new machinery was being
installed much to the relief of those employed there.
Jones and Mr R Jones of Lleyn
District Council compiled a report after their recent visit to Rhiw to see the
road that had collapsed into the sea.
ap John wanted to indicite John Wyn ap Hugh who was a pirate that used Bardsey
Island as his base. The ignorant people of Carnarvonshire induced by John Wyn to
help the pirates are indited for so doing. John Wyn uses Ynys Enlli as his chief
headquarters for storage purposes and has a factor there, one William Morgan.
The pirates booty is carried thence to Chester and sold there in the market and
fairs. John Wyn is a man of good countenance, great, power, no one will object
nought against him or his men, and no jury will indict them.
1929. Corpse Candle.
Owen woke during the night and out of the bedroom window of her cottage Bryn
Tirion, on the mountainside she could see a light going along the path below her
went along the mountain in the direction of Ael y Bryn and Bryn Awel. Anne
couldn’t see any signs of a person holding a lantern, but the light seemed to
be going along of its own accord until it stopped in the vicinity of Bryn Awel.
The following morning Anne heard that Griffith Williams Bryn Awel had died
during the night, and Anne believed that she had seen a corpse candle that
previous night. It is also said that lights appeared on the garden wall of
Syntyr at the exact time that Rolant Syntyr had a fatal accident on his
motorbike in the village of Sarn in the thirties.