On the border of England and North Wales in an area known as Maelor, three large American Army Hospitals were built in preparation for D-day casualties. Penley Hall no. 129 General Hospital with 1,000 beds, [more]
Palace Cinema, Broughton. Opened on Monday 7th December 1936 with 443 Seats showing the film ‘Limelight’. British Sound and Projection equipment installed at the Palace were said to be ‘far superior to anything that they [more]
Bunkers Hill, Bersham. New Designs for Industrial Workers. Though many works proprietors were satisfied at first with the traditional forms of Welsh housing, in other parts of Britain new house types were being developed towards [more]
John Williams, 7-8, Town Hill, Wrexham 1879 Wholesale and family wine and spirit merchants established 1808. The business was established in 1808 by the father of Thomas Williams of Liverpool, Thomas was the uncle of [more]
Queens Park Carnival in July 1979
Royal Oak, Ponciau in the late 1800s
Gresford Colliery, the last piece standing. Gresford Colliery closed on economic grounds in November 1973. In the 1980s the site was redeveloped as an industrial estate. In 1982 a memorial to the victims of the [more]
Under the winding gear at Bersham Colliery 2015 Pictures taken 26th April 2015 by Graham Lloyd Song: Do it the safety way by Max Bygraves and the Grimthorpe Colliery Band.