Wynnstay Colliery

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]


A Court’s Wish is Fulfilled (1879)

On the 20th October 1879, George Boland, a young lad, who according to accounts appeared to be 12 years old appeared before the Wrexham Court. He had been held on remand, charged with stealing a [more]

Churches & Chapels

Plas Bennion Mission Church, Penycae/Ruabon.

Plas Bennion was once a mining community that stood between Wynn Hall and Plas Madoc on the newly established boundary of the parishes of Penycae and Ruabon. To make a religious provision for the fifty [more]


Murder at Bridge Street, Wrexham 1865

At 10.30pm, on the 10th January 1865, William Kendrick, aged 21 and George Price, a baker living in Wrexham were standing and talking in Bridge Street, Wrexham.  These two males were approached by Joseph Hughes, [more]