Dyserth Old Photo Gallery
Hundreds of old photographs of Dyserth
MANY ARE REPEATED UNDER MORE THAN ONE HEADING TO MAKE THEM EASIER TO FIND.
For a list of contributors click on "Acknowledgements" below
Transport
0020 Bus near falls-ER
0020 Crowded bus alongside the river with waterfall & Bryn-y-Felin in the background.
0020 Crowded bus alongside the river with waterfall & Bryn-y-Felin in the background.
0039 Dyserth Village-ER
0039 Waterfall Bus
0039 Waterfall Bus
0053 Horse and Cart-ER
0053 Horse & Cart
0053 Horse & Cart
0056 Lorry crash-poss 1935-ER
0056 Lorry crash.
Probably the same vehicle as in photo 0211. On the corner of Cwm Road, Below the Cross Keys, outside Gwelfor Stores.
0056 Lorry crash.
Probably the same vehicle as in photo 0211. On the corner of Cwm Road, Below the Cross Keys, outside Gwelfor Stores.
0161 Samuel Jones Car possibly 1920s
0161 Samuel Jones Car possibly 1920s

(Owned by Samuel Jones of "Sam's" Stores)
0161 Samuel Jones Car possibly 1920s

(Owned by Samuel Jones of "Sam's" Stores)
0183 First bus at Dyserth c1910 HTC
0183 First bus at Dyserth c1910.
Owned by Southworth's bus company
0183 First bus at Dyserth c1910.
Owned by Southworth's bus company
0185 Dyserth coach 1912 HTC
0185 Dyserth coach 1912.
0185 Dyserth coach 1912.
0191 Edward Jones and coach from waterfalls-RhylHTC
0191 Edward Jones' horse-drawn coach. Known as "The Brake", this was a luxury vehicle, used for excursions into the countryside, children's treats, and the like. Mr Jones is in the centre, wearing a bowler hat. He died in 1918.
0191 Edward Jones' horse-drawn coach. Known as "The Brake", this was a luxury vehicle, used for excursions into the countryside, children's treats, and the like. Mr Jones is in the centre, wearing a bowler hat. He died in 1918.
0198 Griffiths van HTC
0198 J.W. Griffiths Voel Stores Delivery van, 1950s. John W.Griffiths had the shop and bakehouse built in 1936, the builder's estimate for the job was £970. He sold the shop due to ill health in 1960, when he moved his family to Oakwood, Eden Ave, Prestatyn. In the van is son John Aelwyn Griffiths, now living in Canada. The shop can be seen in the High Street section - until Nov 2013 it was "Wayahead" hairdressers.
0198 J.W. Griffiths Voel Stores Delivery van, 1950s. John W.Griffiths had the shop and bakehouse built in 1936, the builder's estimate for the job was £970. He sold the shop due to ill health in 1960, when he moved his family to Oakwood, Eden Ave, Prestatyn. In the van is son John Aelwyn Griffiths, now living in Canada. The shop can be seen in the High Street section - until Nov 2013 it was "Wayahead" hairdressers.
0200 Dyserth village c1925 HTC
0200 A White Rose bus from Rhyl taking on passengers having visited the waterfall (c1925). These buses ran from 0700 until after 2200. From Dyserth to Rhyl was 9d return.
0200 A White Rose bus from Rhyl taking on passengers having visited the waterfall (c1925). These buses ran from 0700 until after 2200. From Dyserth to Rhyl was 9d return.
0202 summertime at dyserth posted 1937 HTC-a
0202 "Summertime at Dyserth". Cars parked alongside the river opposite New Inn. Same as a postcard posted in 1920
0202 "Summertime at Dyserth". Cars parked alongside the river opposite New Inn. Same as a postcard posted in 1920
0211 Wrexham cement lorry crash June 1934 HTC
0211 Wrexham cement lorry crash June 1934. In front of the Cross Keys.
0211 Wrexham cement lorry crash June 1934. In front of the Cross Keys.
0213 Buses at Ochr y Foel Junction HTC
0213 Buses at Ochr y Foel Junction. This is in the High Street, note the quarry machinery to the left of the photo.
0213 Buses at Ochr y Foel Junction. This is in the High Street, note the quarry machinery to the left of the photo.
0292 White Rose bus by the quarry LD Book
0292 White Rose bus by the quarry.
0292 White Rose bus by the quarry.
0300 The White Rose at Dyserth-MW
0300 The White Rose at Dyserth.
Brookes Brothers' first charabanc. They owned the White Rose company
0300 The White Rose at Dyserth.
Brookes Brothers' first charabanc. They owned the White Rose company
0361 By the river, Dyserth
0361 "By the river, Dyserth". Cars parked alongside the river opposite New Inn. The same photo, with the same people, as in Photo 0200 - though that one was colured and the New Inn sign had been removed.

Mr Burleigh originally from Birmingham, started the bus service from Dyserth to Rhyl before the White Rose bus service started.

Eventually lived in 'Riverdale'.
0361 "By the river, Dyserth". Cars parked alongside the river opposite New Inn. The same photo, with the same people, as in Photo 0200 - though that one was colured and the New Inn sign had been removed.

Mr Burleigh originally from Birmingham, started the bus service from Dyserth to Rhyl before the White Rose bus service started.

Eventually lived in 'Riverdale'.
0372 Edward Jones carriage opp chapel on Wfall hill
0372 Edward Jones carriage opposite the chapel on Waterfall hill.

Edward Jones "y cariwr" He took passengers and luggage on a regular service to and from Rhyl at 8d a trip. Driver of coach (Edward Jones) is grandfather of Mrs Phyllis Price (Gladwyn, Penisa, Dyserth).

Standing is his wife and seated in the coach are:
Elizabeth Jones
Letty Jones, grand daughter
Gladys Jones

The horse & coach are opposite Mynydd Seion chapel on waterfall hill - the lane on the right is no longer there - there is now a footpath up to weaver's lane.
0372 Edward Jones carriage opposite the chapel on Waterfall hill.

Edward Jones "y cariwr" He took passengers and luggage on a regular service to and from Rhyl at 8d a trip. Driver of coach (Edward Jones) is grandfather of Mrs Phyllis Price (Gladwyn, Penisa, Dyserth).

Standing is his wife and seated in the coach are:
Elizabeth Jones
Letty Jones, grand daughter
Gladys Jones

The horse & coach are opposite Mynydd Seion chapel on waterfall hill - the lane on the right is no longer there - there is now a footpath up to weaver's lane.
0379 Lower Dyserth, Red Lion, with Riverdale, Shop, River Cottage
0379 Lower Dyserth, with Red Lion, Riverdale, Shop & River Cottage
0379 Lower Dyserth, with Red Lion, Riverdale, Shop & River Cottage
0390 The White Rose
0390 The White Rose
0390 The White Rose
0600 Butcher's van Dyserth Carnival 1948
0600 Dyserth Carnival 1948.
J.H. Hughes Butcher's van outside Stan Worthington's garage on Foel Road
0600 Dyserth Carnival 1948.
J.H. Hughes Butcher's van outside Stan Worthington's garage on Foel Road
0614 Dyserth Bus early 1900s-EH
0614 Dyserth Bus early 1900s. Outside the Red Lion, Lower Dyserth
0614 Dyserth Bus early 1900s. Outside the Red Lion, Lower Dyserth
0628 Dyserth Carnival van 1948-EH
0628 Dyserth Carnival van 1948.

Decorated butcher's van. Note the two Dyserth Cubs and the old quarry bridge & the lift to the limestone furnace.
0628 Dyserth Carnival van 1948.

Decorated butcher's van. Note the two Dyserth Cubs and the old quarry bridge & the lift to the limestone furnace.
0629 Butcher's Van 1930's-EH
0629 Late 1930's butcher's van belonging to Tudor Hughes & Norman Hughes
0629 Late 1930's butcher's van belonging to Tudor Hughes & Norman Hughes
0691 Accident on The Bryn-DP
0691 Accident on The Bryn
0691 Accident on The Bryn
0694 New Crosville bus. Dyserth. 7th July 1949-JP
0694 New Crosville bus In Dyserth High Street. 7th July 1949. The bus is only a few days old.
0694 New Crosville bus In Dyserth High Street. 7th July 1949. The bus is only a few days old.
0717 Brookes Brothers Removals-AJ
0717 Brookes Brothers removal vans and staff at White Rose garage, Rhyl. From a business card.
0717 Brookes Brothers removal vans and staff at White Rose garage, Rhyl. From a business card.
0717 Brookes Brothers Removals-back-AJ
0717 Back of Brookes Brothers, White Rose Garage, Rhyl, business card.
0717 Back of Brookes Brothers, White Rose Garage, Rhyl, business card.
0833 Urdd Youth Exchange Voel coaches 1953-GJ
0833 1953 Urdd Youth Exchange. Osnabruck, Germany. Voel Coaches first continental foray. (argument with tram - tram 1, Voel Coaches 0)
0833 1953 Urdd Youth Exchange. Osnabruck, Germany. Voel Coaches first continental foray. (argument with tram - tram 1, Voel Coaches 0)
0834 Voel Coaches Osnabruck Germany 1953-GJ
0834 Osnabruck, Germany, 1953. Dented Voel Coach with Trevor Hughes viewing damage.
0834 Osnabruck, Germany, 1953. Dented Voel Coach with Trevor Hughes viewing damage.
0835 Voel Coaches Osnabruck Germany 1953-GJ
0835 Osnabruck, Germany, 1953. Voel Coaches first brand new coach, a Crossley. With L-R: Stewart Davies & W Kerfoot Davies hiding tram damage.
0835 Osnabruck, Germany, 1953. Voel Coaches first brand new coach, a Crossley. With L-R: Stewart Davies & W Kerfoot Davies hiding tram damage.
0867 Voel Coaches Germany trip 1953-GJ
0867 Voel Coaches Germany trip 1953.
Getting the coach on or off the boat.
This may be the same coach as that shown in picture No. 0707, in the Thomas Avenue section.
0867 Voel Coaches Germany trip 1953.
Getting the coach on or off the boat.
This may be the same coach as that shown in picture No. 0707, in the Thomas Avenue section.
0872 Crosville Buses Rhyl Bus Station 1950s-JP
0872 Crosville Bus at Rhyl Bus Station 1950s. On its way to Meliden on this occasion. But may well have been through Dyserth sometime.
0872 Crosville Bus at Rhyl Bus Station 1950s. On its way to Meliden on this occasion. But may well have been through Dyserth sometime.
1040 New Police Minis @ Rhuddlan Garage 29-Sep-82-JP
1040 Fleet of new Police Minis

At Rhuddlan Garage 29-Sep-82
1040 Fleet of new Police Minis

At Rhuddlan Garage 29-Sep-82
1094 'Owen Bach' with horse outside Hillside cottage and Degla, Hiraddug Road-BP
1094 'Owen Bach' with horse outside Hillside cottage & Degla, Hiraddug Road
1094 'Owen Bach' with horse outside Hillside cottage & Degla, Hiraddug Road
1102 Jessie Molyneux in cart in Hiraddug Road-BP
1102 Jessie Molyneux in cart in Hiraddug Road
1102 Jessie Molyneux in cart in Hiraddug Road
1106 Horse and cart on Cwm Road with Pant yr Hespin in background-BP
1106 Horse & cart on Cwm Road with Pant yr Hespin in background
1106 Horse & cart on Cwm Road with Pant yr Hespin in background
1107 Horses in Bryn Cnewyllyn farmyard, man unknown-BP
1107 Horses in Bryn Cnewyllyn farmyard, man unknown
1107 Horses in Bryn Cnewyllyn farmyard, man unknown
1329 Voel Coach at Portland Bill lighthouse c1966
1329 Voel Coach at Portland Bill lighthouse c1966
1329 Voel Coach at Portland Bill lighthouse c1966
1336 Voel Coach Thomas Avenue c1966-67
1336 Voel Coach Thomas Avenue c1966-67
1336 Voel Coach Thomas Avenue c1966-67
1337 Voel CoachThomas Avenue c1966-67
1337 Voel Coach Thomas Avenue c1966-67
1337 Voel Coach Thomas Avenue c1966-67
1338 Voel Coach Passengers c1966-67
1338 Voel Coach Passengers c1966-67
1338 Voel Coach Passengers c1966-67
1339 Voel Coaches c1966-67
1339 Voel Coaches Site c1966-67
1339 Voel Coaches Site c1966-67
1340 Voel Coaches c1967
1340 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1340 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1341 Voel Coaches c1967
1341 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1341 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1342 Voel Coaches c1967
1342 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1342 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1343 Voel Coaches c1967
1343 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1343 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1344 Voel Coaches c1967
1344 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1344 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1345 Voel Coaches c1967
1345 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1345 Voel Coaches Site c1967
1346 Voel Coaches 1967
1346 Voel Coaches Site 1967
1346 Voel Coaches Site 1967
1363 Dyserth Drummond
1363 a D Drummond Caledonian "Standard Goods" Class engine (built in the 1880's) arriving from Prestatyn. probably mid to late 50's by engine number. The line at the bottom travels towards the Quarry House Surgery.
1363 a D Drummond Caledonian "Standard Goods" Class engine (built in the 1880's) arriving from Prestatyn. probably mid to late 50's by engine number. The line at the bottom travels towards the Quarry House Surgery.
1364 Singer Dyserth Falls 1920
1364 A 10 HP Singer, it was photographed by motoring photographer W J (Bill) Brunnel, 1878 -1965.
1364 A 10 HP Singer, it was photographed by motoring photographer W J (Bill) Brunnel, 1878 -1965.