Amendments to 'Two Snowdonia Rivers'
Page 53 Coade Stone. A very durable ceramic-like material that could be moulded into decorative blocks, statues etc.. Devised by Mrs Eleanor Coade in 1769 production was continued by her daughter aided by a talented mould maker, John Bacon. Manufacture ceased circa 1840.
Page 54 sine-qua-non
Page 124 Should be Col. Le Blanc NOT Le Clare
The bell having been recast & rehung, was rededicated in February 2010 in the presence
of the Colonel's great, great grandson
The inscription reads -
C&G Mears Founders London
The Gift of Lt Col Le Blanc as a thanks offering for the preservation of himself and familly in attempting to cross the estuary of Traethbek on the 14th August 1844
D Evans, A.B. Rector
I Foulkes )
L Thomas) Church Wardens
Traethbek should be Traethbach & I Foulkes should be J Foulkes, in the interest of historical accuracy these errors have been repeated in the recast bell
(Courtesy MrDavid Naylor, Church Warden, St Tanwg's, Harlech).