Plas Acton, Wrexham
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Plas Acton, Wrexham

Plas Acton was built about 1860 for John James who was one of the leading lawyers in the town. He was the son of Thomas James of Wem, Salop, who started the law partnership of [more]
1910s

Chas T. W. Tooth Motor Body Builder

Chas T. W. Tooth workers pose with the newly finished Saldon Coach no.14. The picture was taken 1915-6. The sign states: Coachwork by Chas. T. W. Tooth, Motor Body Builder. Chato works, Highgate Yard, Wrexham. [more]

40s

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]

Coal Mining

Wynnstay Colliery
1800s

Cefn and Rhosymedre News 3rd May 1879

Cefn and Rhosymedre News 3rd May 1879 THUNDERSTORM. A severe thunderstorm passed over here last Sunday afternoon, about four o’clock. ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. On Sunday, the anniversary sermons of the Primitive Methodists at Rhosymedre, were preached [more]

Wartime






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