Glynn Cinema
As it was!

Glynn Cinema, Wrexham (Looking Back)

THIS week’s jottings have jumped the queue, but who can resist such a splendid piece of nostalgia as the postcard of the long defunct Glynn Cinema, passed to me by the Down Memory Lane editor. [more]

Island Green Brewey

Island Green Brewery

Founded in 1856, the Island Green Malthouse and Brewery, Wrexham, was a brick-built, double courtyard range with additions/alterations of 1890.  Island Green originally had a 16 quarter brewhouse and 32 quarter maltings. (8 bushels of [more]


So what’s been going at Bersham Colliery?

Whilst a member of NWMAT Graham asked the question, “so what’s been going at Bersham Colliery?” and went along to film the answers on the 12th Nov 2013. Filmed at Bersham Colliery 12th November 2013 [more]

Llay Memorial
Coal Mining

Llay Memorial Wheel Arrives at the Welfare

Following restoration, the Llay Memorial Wheel arrives at the Miners Welfare on the 16th October 2012. Source: Filmed by Alan Jones of NWMAT compiled and edited by Graham Lloyd, Wrexham History.


Trevor Silica Works 1948

Built in 1911 this Peckett 0-4-0ST, number 1255 is seen at Trevor Silica Works on 28 July 1948. Source: Kidderminster Railway Museum.