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Offline DaveR

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Old Photos of Conwy
« on: September 19, 2010, 02:43:38 PM »
A thread for old photos and postcards of Conwy...

Here's another lantern slide currently up for sale on Ebay, showing a section of the Quay (in use as a scrapyard!) and the Castle in the early 1900s:

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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2010, 02:48:17 PM »
The 'Old College' in 1850 (now the bookmakers in Castle Street):
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Plas Mawr, High Street, in 1907:
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Prince Llewelyn Monument and Boot Inn, date undetermined:
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Lower Gate Street Arch, date undetermined:
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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2010, 06:33:13 PM »

This is from an old slide taken in the 1960's

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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2010, 06:34:27 PM »

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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2010, 07:47:18 PM »
Nice photos, Sue. Here's one of the Black Lion, Castle Street in the 1960s, when it was an antique/book shop:
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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2010, 07:48:19 PM »
,,,and one of the Estate Office in Lancaster Square in 1974, shortly before demolition. This is where the 'bombsite' is now:
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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2010, 07:52:22 PM »
Conwy Bridge under construction in the 1950s:
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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2010, 07:53:22 PM »
Conwy's Civic Hall ablaze sometime in the 1960s - does anyone have a date for this yet?
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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2010, 07:05:15 AM »
Aerial view circa 1967:
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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2010, 07:06:30 AM »
Castle St & Temperance Hotel.

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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2010, 08:15:57 AM »
Conwy Castle circa 1895:

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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2010, 09:19:03 AM »
That last one of Conwy Castle in colour is a good one.  &well&

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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2010, 08:51:33 PM »
That last one of Conwy Castle in colour is a good one.  &well&

Must be Kodachrome.  L0L

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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2010, 06:33:12 PM »
Conwy from the Castle - early 1900s:
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Conwy High Street 1925
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Conwy Toll Gate 1925
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Re: Old Photos of Conwy
« Reply #14 on: September 22, 2010, 10:15:47 PM »
great pics there *&(  It's always amazed me how the builders of the archways new to make them big enough for todays traffic ;D  If only todays planners could think so far ahead :)
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