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NEW BOOK – Secret Wrexham

The town of Wrexham and its immediate vicinity has a rich heritage of industry, including coal, iron and steel, brewing, tanning, brick and tile making and lead mining. In Secret WrexhamJohn Idris Jones takes the [more]

1900s

The Trial of Widow Waltho

(A TRUE DRAMA SET IN LLANGOLLEN) In 1905, wild rumours began to circulate in Llangollen, after Police Sergeant Wyse discovered the decomposed body of a baby in a trunk at 1 Oak Street on the [more]

Breweries

The story of the Willow Brewery

WILLOW BREWERY The story of the Willow Brewery begins at Bonvill, Maryhill, near Glasgow, with the birth of Andrew Walker, who was to become one of the largest colliery owners in Scotland.  Andrew later had [more]