Brymbo Ironworks 1860

Brymbo Ironworks 1860

Brymbo Ironworks 1860 Not a great quality picture, but shows a glimpse of what it looked like in the 1860s Source: Industrial Revolution p.23. 1984  

Late Saxon (918 – 1066)

Late Saxon (918 – 1066) There is no agreed definition of early, middle and late Saxon. For this summary, we will treat late Saxon as starting with the death of Aethelflaed in 918. Her brother, [more]


The villages of Worthenbury and Tallarn Green

The villages of Worthenbury and Tallarn Green. Willington, Worthenbury is part of Wrexham County Borough and situated near the England–Wales border. It has an area of 2,146 hectares and a population of 730 (2001 census), [more]

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Places of Worship

Mount Pleasant (Rhos) Roll of Honour

Inside Mount Pleasant English Baptist Chapel (opened in 1892) there is a Roll of Honour on the wall, commemorating those members who served in the First World War (1914-18). The Minister of Mount Pleasant Chapel [more]

War Memorials

Bellevue Park WWI War Memorial

The Leader – October 2017 A memorial built to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War has been unveiled. The memorial garden at Bellevue Park in Wrexham was officially opened [more]

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