Regent Street, Wrexham 1903

Regent Street, Wrexham 1903

Regent Street, Wrexham 1903. Viewed looking towards the railway station. The tram is about to take the curve into Hill Street. The stone faced building on he left, formerly the Maelor Hotel, later became Astons [more]
Acton Hall Gates, Wrexham 1924

Acton Hall Gates, Wrexham 1924

Acton Hall Gates, Wrexham 1924. Located on the Chester Road. The hall itself was the residence of the Cunliffe family and was also the home at one time of the infamous Judge Jeffries. The hall [more]

Coal Mining


Bersham Colliery Wrexham

Bersham Colliery was a located near Rhostyllen. The mine accessed seams found in the Denbighshire Coalfield. 19th century When the colliery first opened it was named Glan-yr-afon Colliery. Operated by Bersham Coal Company, the first [more]


Plas Ucha

Plas Ucha, Penycae

Plas Ucha is a hillside farm above Pen-y-cae which was wrecked on Saturday 31st August 1940 following the worst night of bombing of the Wrexham area. Peter Morris, the farmer escaped, but sadly his two [more]


American GI’s at Hightown 1943

Beechley House, Kings Mills Road, Hightown. 10 of the 12 American GI’s (General Issue) Soldiers, billeted for a short while at Beechley House during the 2nd World War. Two of the soldiers were on duty [more]




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