Hand Inn, Town Hill, Wrexham.
1800s

Hand Inn, Town Hill, Wrexham

Hand Inn, Town Hill, Wrexham. The Hand Inn was located at the Abbot Street end of the Shire Hall, later the Town Hall. There has been a building on this site as early as the [more]

Guildhall Square, Chester Street, Wrexham 1905
1900s

Guildhall Square, Chester Street, Wrexham 1905

Guildhall Square, Chester Street, Wrexham 1905. The ivy covered building on the left was the Municipal Building, more commonly known as the Guildhall, at one time the building was a grammar school. The building in [more]

Chester Street, Wrexham 1922
20s

Chester Street, Wrexham 1922

Chester Street, Wrexham 1922. A view of Chester Street looking towards it’s junction with Lambpit Street and Holt Street. On the left was the long established fish and game shop of Cross and Roberts. Next [more]

High Street, Wrexham 1913
1910s

High Street, Wrexham 1913

High Street, Wrexham 1913. On the far right were the offices of the Great Western Railway Company. On the left can be seen a branch of Phillips, tea merchants and grocers and lower down the [more]

Hope Street, Wrexham 1933
30s

Hope Street, Wrexham 1933

Hope Street, Wrexham 1933. Showing part of the old Town Hall, demolished in 1939, at the same time as the Hand Inn. In the right foreground is a lorry belonging to G.F. and A. Brown, [more]

Gorsedd Procession 1912
1910s

The Gorsedd Procession 1912

The Gorsedd Procession 1912. Pictured in Hope Street, the Gorsedd Procession makes it’s way to the Eisteddfod site. The shops of H.T. Jones and J. Hughes were later occupied by Woolworths, Martins and then John [more]

Wrexham Cemetery
Information

History of Gravestones

Before cemeteries and churchyards existed, gravestones were used to mark burial plots near family homes. These gravestones were usually made from piles of rock or wood and were marked with only the deceased’s name, age [more] [more]

Hope Street, Wrexham 1927
20s

Hope Street, Wrexham 1927

Hope Street, Wrexham 1927. Looking towards the former Talbot buildings, Hope Street continues to the left and Queen Street, goes off to the right. Many may recall the stores of Oliver’s, Francis the Chemist, Hunter’s [more]

1800s

Britain’s Original Lager Brewery – Wrexham Lager

Britain’s Original Lager Brewery – Wrexham Lager. Wrexham. Nestling in misty mineral-rich hills and soft, rolling countryside. The industrial capital of North Wales built around agriculture and mining. And brewing. Home of Wrexham Lager – [more]

Pwll Yr Uwd, Holt Road, Wrexham
1700s

Pwll-Yr-Uwd, Holt Road, Wrexham

Pwll-Yr-Uwd, Holt Road, Wrexham. Pwll-yr-Uwd was a large Elizabethan house dating back to the 15th century, situated in the low-lying area in Wrexham Regis off the Holt Road. It was a two and a half [more]