Articles

William Roberts 1865-1903

St John’s Church, Brymbo “In loving memory of William the beloved husband of Ann Roberts of Tanyvron, Brymbo, who was accidentally killed at Plaspower Colliery, March 18 1903, aged 38 years.” William Roberts was born [more] [more]

Biographies

Edward Henry Evans 1892-1914

St Mary’s Church, Brymbo.  “In loving memory of Edward Henry, the beloved husband of Edith Ellen Evans, Bank Street, Lodge, who was accidentally killed at Irlam, August 22nd 1914, aged 27 years.” Edward Henry Evans [more] [more]

War Memorials

Bronington War Memorial

Bronington War Memorial commemorates those local people who died in World War I and World War II. The memorial takes the form of a stone pillar and a Celtic Cross. Those commemorated on the memorial [more] [more]

Rossett Gigget
1700s

John Thomas – The Rossett Gibbet 1776

John Thomas – The Rossett Gibbet Several website Sources suggest that the Golden Lion Public House, Rossett is haunted by a spirit linked to a man hung and subsequently gibbetted on Rossett Green almost opposite [more]

Home Guard Rhos
40s

7th Btn. RWF Home Guard E Company Rhos

Men of the 7 Battalion, R.W.F. Home Guard, E Company, Rhos, during the Second World War, many of whom took part in the operation try to extinguish the flames on Rhos Mountain caused by enemy [more]

Penycae School
1900s

Opening of New School at Penycae 1909

OPENING OF NEW SCHOOL AT PENYCAE 1909. Monday 4th January will long be remembered in the annals of Penycae. To most the inhabitants it was the day of the realisation of their educational vision the [more]

News 1909
1900s

Rhos – In the news January 1909

In the news January 1909. SINGULAR DEATH AT RHOS THE INQUEST. Mr LIewelyn Kenrick held an inquest at Bethlehem Chapel, Rhos, on Wednesday evening, touching the death of a young man 21 years, named Richard [more]