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What did the Sea Captains from Dinas do with their money?

The first thing many of them did was to build a house and change the shape of the village. Dinas had originally been sited in the bay of Cwm yr Eglwys, where all the land was owned by large land … Continue reading

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The hard life and death of a Master Mariner from Dinas

For such a small village, the number of sea captains buried in Dinas’ graveyards seems incredible. Just round the corner from Tegfan, in Ramah, is┬áthis headstone, inscribed in memory of Thomas Williams who died over a century ago on the … Continue reading

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