Cyril Jones


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  • Interview with Mr Cyril Jones


    Mr Cyril Jones, born in Laxey in 1918, talks to David Callister about his memories, including:


    Early school days 

    St John’s Church Tynwald

    Fair days and stalls The miller at Mullen-e-Cloie

    Sand pit in St. Johns

    Local mills, mill race and shops

    St. Johns and Foxdale railways

    Cattle marts and auctioneer Arthur Dick

    The big snow of 1929

    Playing on Slieu Whallian

    Going to school by train and antics of schoolboys

    Sunday school outing to Silverburn 

    Local tradesmen

    Childhood games

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