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Paupers & Poor Law Union

Prior to 1834 paupers were the responsibility of the Parish overseers, who often paid a pension for the pauper to continue living at home. In 1834 Poor Law Unions were formed which constructed work houses. [more]

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Chester Street

A History of the Bomb site

The area once known as the bomb site has quite a history, it was bounded by Queen Street, Henblas Street, Chester Street & Lambpit Street. This is not just about the old Market, a lot of other buildings have [more]

Llangollen & Rural

Foul deeds at World’s End

THE OLD Manor House, at World’s End, Llangollen, was built about 1563, and since then, a west wing has been added. The upper storey consists of massive timbers. Over one of the doorways there is [more]

Charles Street

The Lowe Family

The story of the Lowe family who came from Yorkshire and through their descendants eventually ended up in Wrexham. William Lowe was born in Sheffield about 1820 and in 1840 he married Mary Piercy at [more]

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Mystery photo possibly Wrexham Garden Village

Can you help identify the possible location of this event? Submitted by Catherine who includes the following information. I am hoping you can help me out regarding a picture I found amongst my grandparents photos. [more]

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