DVD: Oral History Recording with John Smith

Scope and Content

DVD: Oral History Recording Morfudd Conant talks to John Smith, Amanda Sweet and Gillian Coates about: her father's family from Llanbedrgoch; her mother's family - descendants of Thomas Charles of Bala; education; career in the army; the sale of Penrhos mansion and dairy to Sir Patrick Abercrombie; the demise of the building; sale to Anglesey Aluminium; the break-up of the estate; association with Elizabeth Jane Howard and Peter Scott; meeting her husband Nigel; farming - gangs of Irish to pick potatoes; Harry Hooton, Anglesey Art Group and Kyffin Williams; the land army; going to see Sybil Thorndike; Soldier's Point; Holyhead harbour; prawning off the beach at Penrhos.

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