An introduction to Mold by Greg StevensonMold has something of a troubled history. On this hill there were a number of bloody skirmishes even before the Norman conquest. A castle was established, and with castles came fighting – for centuries in fact. In 1465 the mayor of Chester was captured during a visit to town, and hung. The Civil War brought more bloodshed, and even in the nineteenth century the coalminers were rioting here about pay and conditions.
"I’ve lived in Mold longer than in any other town but I am originally from Corwen in Meirionithshire. I moved to Mold in 1965 having been appointed as Headmaster to Ysgol Maes Garmon and I now consider myself as one from Mold..."
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