H. D. Jones

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Hugh Davies was born in Blaenau Ffestiniog in July 1895. He added the "Jones" to his name when he was adopted by and Aunt & Uncle after his mother died. He was Station Master at Tan y Bwlch from 1919 to 1923 when he was moved to Beddgelert station on the Welsh Highland Railway. This was supposed to be only a temporary move and the post at Tan-y-bwlch held open for him. However, when the post at Beddgelert became part time (about 1927) and he requested a transfer back he was told it was not possible. He was dismissed that year after he was held responsible for a lost key from the section staff resulting in a runaway wagon being derailed. He eventually took a job with Deudraeth Rural District Council in 1930.

Information from Welsh Highland Heritage No.69, December 2015

Noted In October 1919 the wartime bonuses were paid and he received £3

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