taking our culture forward

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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