Q: Is this Tom Wood and his Merrie Men, E.H. Williams’ Merrie Men or Gilbert Rogers Jovial Jesters?
A: Gilbert Rogers Jovial Jesters. They appeared in summer seasons from 1907 until the 1920s on the minstrel pitch which was on the sands opposite High Street. They were the longest-running troupe to perform there. The photo was taken within the enclosure and is dated 1914.
Q: Near the middle of the picture is a street sign blanked out. What is the missing name?
A: Eastville Avenue.
Q: Where in Rhyl would you find this scene?
A: You would be looking underneath the Vale Road Bridge (Alexandra Bridge) from the bus station side.
This week the following readers score a win for each correct answer:
Dave Rowlands THREE WINS
Dorothy Jones THREE WINS
Jane Shuttle THREE WINS
Richard & Ceri Swinney THREE WINS
Sue Handley TWO WINS
The Great Gareth TWO WINS
For the first time we have two co-leaders running neck and neck!
24 Jane Shuttle
24 The Great Gareth
19 Sue Handley
18 Dorothy Jones
18 Richard & Ceri Swinney
Geoff Hughes, Pauline Hammans and The Legendary Lloyd & Kerry have all achieved double-figure scores. Comparatively new players Dave Rowlands and Wayne Chadwick are making rapid progress.
This is getting exciting!