The colliery was the property of Thomas Clayton with Mr. Frederick Hutchinson as the certificated manager of the Pendwill Pit of the Brynmally Colliery. The Pits were known as the Nos. 1 and 3 and [more]
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]
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]
Groesfan, Penycae in December 1981 Source: Emlyn Davies, Penycae.
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]
We were invited to take a look around T. E. Roberts shop on King Street on their last day of trading 5th March 2014. Source: Pictures by Graham Lloyd.
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]
On Monday 2nd October 1865, Joseph Jones was working on Old Hall Farm that belonged to Birch. Joseph Jones was approached by Edwin Hanmer. Edwin Hanmer was seeking work, and both men got into a [more]
On Sunday 11th March 1854, two men, James Sheridan and William Bruce were begging on the streets of Cefn. They may have gained the sympathy of passersby, as they had the appearance of soldiers that [more]