Ruabon and The Wrexham Union 1878
1800s

Ruabon and The Wrexham Union 1878

It will be recollected that, a few weeks since, when the ratepayers of Ruabon were discussing the proposition before the Wrexham Board of Guardians to simplify the collection of poor rates by the substitution of [more]

Milk Horse That Won the National
As it was!

Milk Horse That Won the National

The 1919 Grand National was the 78th renewal of the world-famous Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree Racecourse on 28 March 1919. It was the first true Aintree Grand National since 1915, [more]

Leader Office, Regent Street, Wrexham. Fire June 1949
As it was!

The Leader rises from the ashes

In June, 1949, the Leader office at Regent Street was destroyed in the biggest fire seen at Wrexham since August 1928, when the Abbot Leather Works were destroyed in a huge blaze. The fire was [more]