Month: November 2018
A busy Regent Street back in 1995
Regent Street looking towards Hope Street on a busy summer day in 1995. Source: The Welsh Borderlands, first published 1995.
JAMES STEVENS 1829 – 1916 “STEVENS` CAFÉ”
Ponciau Pensioners 1972
All set for the off, Ponciau pensioners about to board the bus for a trip back in June 1972. Can you put names to faces? Contact us. Source: Photograph (c) NWNMedia; Local Bygones.
Wrexham Men at Sonnenberg Camp, Germany 1928
Can you name anyone pictured? Let us know. L-R: 2nd left Jack Walley. Source: Original photograph supplied by Geoff Wilding.
Rossett Mill c1770
This painting, believed to be by a female artist was painted c1770 and is rarely seen. Source: Kindly supplied by Geoff Wilding.
St Giles Parish Church 1950
This photograph shows the altar in 1950, kindly supplied by Geoff Wilding. Source: Geoff Wilding
Llay British Legion – a club that’s got the lot.
Written by Geoff Wilding in 1982. The focal point of the small north Wales village of Llay (rhymes with sigh) is its thriving Royal British Legion Club.The village, which lies four miles north of the [more]
ROBERT SAVAGE 1848 – 1925 – Master Cooper
The Last Squire of Erddig (1973)
In 1973, the last of seven Yorkes handed over the 17th century Erddig Hall near Wrexham to the National Trust. Each Yorke added to a unique collection of treasures.This edition of ‘Look, Stranger’ meets the [more]