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The History of Aberaeron

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Llanerchaeron - National Trust Country House near Aberaeron

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Cardigan Bay

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Dolphins in Cardigan Bay

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     Aberaeron in the past



Probably one of the oldest depictions of Aberaeron is this engraving by Henry Gastineau in his
1830 volume 'Wales Illustrated'.
The piers were completed by 1809 and the inner harbour was excavated after 1811.The harbour was fully completed in 1816 just a few years before this engraving.

 

Llanaeron - Residence of Mrs Lewes

Ty-Glyn, Vale of Aeron

 

Aberayron Bont

Pentwr Cottage

 

London House, Alban Square

The Feathers Inn and the Post Office

 

Victoria Street 1907

Market Street 1907

 

The Cadwgan at Aberaeron 1883

The Steam coaster 'Towy of Cardiff' 1925 

 

Aberayron - Aberystwyth Post Office wagon

Horse drawn Bus

Aeron Express:

In 1880, a hand-powered cable car 'The Aeron Express' was built to ferry workers across the harbour when the bridge was demolished by floods. It was built to ferry labourers from the Liverpool quay on Quay Parade, to the Birkenhead quay on Lon Yr Hafen , in the absence of a bridge across the river Aeron.

 

The 'Aeron Express' showing the winding gear

The 'Aeron Express'

 

Another version of the Aeron Express

 

Charabanc

GWR Buses at the Feathers Inn

The opening of the railway on May 12th, 1911
 



Railway opening day May 12th, 1911
 

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