Jacobite House Berse Drelincourt

The Jacobite House – Berse Drelincourt

When Bonnie Prince Charlie wrote to Lady Primerose of Berse Drelincourt under her pseudonym of “Miss Fines” and addressed her as ” Dear Sister” it may have been a very different relationship he had in [more]

Giant Ruthin Road Bricks

The Giant Ruthin Road Bricks

Three giant Lego bricks once stood beside the A525 Ruthin Road. The special 300 kilo bricks were installed outside the UK marketing headquarters in Wrexham during the 1990s. Two eight stud Lego bricks of the [more]

Burma Bell

The Burma Bell – Wrexham

In the late 19th century, when the 1st Battalion of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers returned from the Burma War, they brought back two magnificent brass bells from the Incomparable Pagoda (a Buddhist Temple) in Mandalay. [more]

Ponkey United

Ponkey United 1931

The Rhos Charity Cup Competition was formed in the years of hardship following the General Strike of 1926 and helped provide boots for the poor children of the village. Groups of friends would get together [more]

Rhos v Wrexham

Rhos v Wrexham 1st May 1922

Monday 1st May 1922, Kick-off at 6pm at the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham. Admission including tax 8d, reserved side 1s. For the game, which included most of the Wrexham 3rd Division (North) side, there were over [more]


Rhos Library Display 2015 by Eileen Williams

Photos take villagers on a trip down memory lane. Comments from some of the visitors. Visited Rhos Library and enjoyed it very much, it is wonderful. It brought back some happy memories. Visited today and [more]


Inside Minera Hall – April 2013

These pictures of the interior of Minera Hall were taken in April 2013 by an urban explorer, we do not condone entering buildings like this, it is not only dangerous but illegal. Minera Hall was [more]


Tesco in Wrexham

Tesco in Wrexham. Tesco was founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen as a group of market stalls. The Tesco name first appeared in 1924, after Cohen purchased a shipment of tea from T. E. Stockwell [more]

Penley People

Penley People – John Pijski Memories

John Pijski was born in Stanisław Górny, not far from Wadowice. He fought with gen. Anders’ Polish 2nd Corps (2nd. Warsaw Armoured Division) alongside the British 8th Army in Italy. Later he served in Germany [more]