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4d to save a life.

On September 5th 1897, Hannah Jane George (my great-aunt) died at the age of 24. She had contracted typhoid from drinking water from a well.  I don’t know what other sort of water she could have chosen to drink as there … Continue reading

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The first petrol station in Dinas

Remember petrol stations where an attendant waited on the forecourt to serve petrol and accepted payment without the driver having to leave the car? This pump, in Ravenglass, reminded me of the petrol station in Bwlch Mawr, Dinas. The pumps … Continue reading

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