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Brymbo Lead Smelter

Location Brymbo (SJ28495384) Brymbo Lead Smelter map Brymbo Lead Smelter aerial view History The Works was built in 1792 by John Wilkinson to smelt ore from the Minera mines.  Current remains Fumes from the furnaces [more]

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Munslow’s Shop, 9 Mountain Street, Rhos

This is an account of the ancestors of Edwin Munslow, a baker of 9 Mountain Street, Rhosllanerchrugog.  The story begins with the 1841 census, on which we meet a 45-year-old basket maker, John Munslow (Snr.) [more]

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The Welsh Borderlands – Wrexham 1995

Published by Wrexham Tourist Information Centre in 1995 to boost tourism in the region. Many of these companies and activities have since ceased trading. Great Little Guest Houses Friendly Farmhouses Self Catering Caravan & Camping [more]

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Captain Charles Eustace Fishbourne

Charles Eustace Fishbourne was born on the 15th January 1885 in Llandyssill, Montgomery, Wales. He was the son of Reverend Edward Alexander Fishbourne and Harriet Fishbourne. He was educated at St. George’s, Windsor, and Malvern [more]

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Private 8576 Walter James Field

The birth of Walter James Field was registered in Aston, Warwickshire, which now falls under the city of Birmingham, in 18821/2/3. He enlisted into the army on 11th September 19144, and served with the 2nd [more]

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Rifleman 107640 Thomas Beech Barton

Thomas Beech Barton was born in 1900 in Wrexham, Denbighshire. At the time of the 1901 census Thomas Beech Barton was residing in Grove Park, Wrexham. He was residing at the address with his father [more]

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