St. Chads Church, Hanmer
Churches & Chapels

St. Chad’s Church, Hanmer

The earliest known documentary evidence for a Hanmer connection with St Chad is in the charter of Leofric, Earl of Chester AD 1043, (Thorpe’s Diplomatarium Anglicanum p.352) in which he bestows upon his newly founded [more]

Ruabon Station
Railways

Ruabon Railway Station

Ruabon Railway Station. Ruabon station was originally larger than at present, with an extensive marshalling yard with a turntable and goods depot accompanying it, and was the terminus of the Ruabon to Barmouth line which [more]

Coal Mining

Bersham Colliery in 1980
80s

Bersham Colliery in 1980

Bersham Colliery in 1980. More pictures of Bersham Colliery, these were taken by Cyril Lloyd, Ponciau.   Source: All pictures taken by Cyril Lloyd, Ponciau.

Wartime

Burma Bell
1800s

The Burma Bell – Wrexham

In the late 19th century, when the 1st Battalion of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers returned from the Burma War, they brought back two magnificent brass bells from the Incomparable Pagoda (a Buddhist Temple) in Mandalay. [more]






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