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Bangor

Bangor is associated with the oldest cathedral foundation in Britain, dated c.525, & dedicated to St Deiniol. It grew into a large industrial town in the 19th C

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Miss Mary Jones and Mrs E. Plummer working at...

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BANGOR PIER;GARTH PIER, GARTH ROAD, BANGOR

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'A Market Day in Bangor' by J. J....

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The George Hotel, Bangor Ferry, north Wales

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Penrhyn Slate Quarries, near Bangor

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Aerial view of Bangor railway station, 2006

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Aerial view of Bangor, 2006

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Shankland University Library, Bangor, 2007

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Prince Phillip on a Royal visit to Bangor

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Comments (2)

Anon Y Mouse's picture
Was it really 'a large industrial town' - where was the industry?
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales's picture
Thanks for your feedback. In the early 19th century Bangor was a relative large industrial town whose population quadrupled between 1801 and 1841. The opening of the slate quarries of Bethesda - slate was shipped across the world from Bangor, led to many subsidiary industries being established at Bangor including slate processing works, writing slate manufacturing, foundries and major ship building.

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