Edward Jones

Edward Jones 1856-1896

Salem Chapel, Pen-y-Cae Edward Jones, abt.1856-1896 “In loving memory of Edward Jones, Penycae, who met his death through an accident at Wynnstay Colliery Aug 1 1896, aged 40 years” Edward Jones was born in the [more]

Union Brewery

Charles Bate and Son, The Union Brewery

The Union Brewery business was established in 1840, and the fact that it survived for many years in the same family is a strong indication of the lines on which it had been conducted. In [more]

Hugh Price

Hugh Price and Co, Bridge Street Tannery

“Dal vi os Medri,” was the registered trade mark of Hugh Price and Co., of the Bridge Street Tannery, it was not only quaint, but pointed and appropriate. “Catch me if you can,” was a [more]

New Workhouse Infirmary

The New Workhouse Infirmary 1838

Wrexham Poor Law Union was formed on 30th March 1837. Its operation was overseen by an elected Board of Guardians. Wrexham Union workhouse was built in 1838 at a site to the west of Wrexham [more]

Eagle Foundry

Eagle Foundry, Tuttle Street, Wrexham est.1880

Eagle Foundry, Tuttle Street, Wrexham. Messrs. Cudworth and Johnson, Engineers and Millwrights, Iron and Brass Founders. The large amount of machinery used in the various industries carried on in and around Wrexham, rendered engineering an [more]