Tag Archives: Gogarth Abbey

Walrus & Carpenter Postcard

This postcard shows the painting of the Walrus and the Carpenter above the fireplace in the entrance lounge at Gogarth Abbey; it later years it was displayed in the dining room. The card is postmarked 31 August 1911. Note the … Continue reading

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Original Gogarth Abbey Toast Rack

Another fine piece of Gogarth Abbey memorabilia just added to our collection – this time a silver toast rack which we have been informed probably dates from the 1930s/1940s. It is stamped Gogarth Abbey and was probably smuggled out in a suitcase … Continue reading

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Penmorfa Disected

Quoted from the archive of the Three Towns’ Forum: “It’s at times like this like Ivor Wynne Jones’ excellent book Llandudno: Queen of the Welsh Resorts comes in handy! On page 104, there’s an early sketch of Penmorfa, which clearly … Continue reading

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The Missing Part of the Collection

Whilst staying at the Gogarth Abbey hotel I was once informed by the owner and the head waiter that a relative of Buckley Ousey had an amount of paintings done at the same time as these equal to about a … Continue reading

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Gogarth Abbey Commemorative Postcard and Mousemat

Really enjoy creating these today, very pleased indeed with the result. Have never seen it done before…mixing photo and oil painting. First one sold on eBay for £3.50 within twenty minutes of listing it, second listing scored the highest number … Continue reading

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About Buckley Ousey

From ‘Bygone Stalybridge’ by Samuel Hill, 1907: “BUCKLEY OUSEY, R.C.A. Buckley Ousey was born in Castle Street, Stalybridge, in the year 1851, his father, who died a few weeks before our subject came into the world, being a clerk at … Continue reading

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