Allen Searell

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Allen SearelI, a Devonian who had come to Beddgelert in 1841 to develop mining. He worked for copper at Sygun, near Beddgelert and for slate at Cwm Orthin. He speculated successfully, at Hafod-y-llan, disasterously at Cefncam,

He died in 1865 after which his son failed to make any further headway for long.

A temporary but interesting user of the line was the Hafod-y-llan or South Snowdon Slate Quarry, which Searell was involved in, in the 1840s.

Landowner John Priestley involved Croesor Tramway Hafod-y-llan (Snowdon) Slate Company Ltd.

References[edit source]

Boyd, James I.C. (1972). Narrow Gauge Railways in South Caernarvonshire. Lingfield, Surrey, England: The Oakwood Press. ISBN 9780853611158. OCLC 707587.


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