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Barmouth Milestones


The Town
The Beginnings
The Name
The Port
Roads & Railway

Historical People
John Ruskin
Major H.W. Tilman
Harold Godfrey Lowe

Historical Events
Bronze Bell Wreck
Battle of Barmouth

Miscellaneous
Barmouth Milestones
Old Newspaper Report

Acknowledgements

Dr. Lloyd's book contained a few interesting references to Barmouth milestones. I have reproduced them here. As more interesting milestones come to light I will post them here.

1862 - May 3 Barmouth Gas Company light up the town
1864 - July 30 Merionethshire - Barmouth Regatta
1867 - August 10 The Welsh Coast Railway ready to open
1872   Opening of Barmouth Junction Railway Station
1878   Marine Parade reached completion
1889 - January 18 Gold found at Barmouth
1920 - July 800 passengers arrived in the town by train 
1920 - August 1,600 day trippers arrived in town by rail.

John Pugh
Copyright 1999 [Digital Imagery]. All rights reserved.
Revised: February 23, 2002 .
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