70s

Bakery Strike 1978

The Bakery Strike of November 1978 caused queues for bread at Littlewoods store on Hope Street, Wrexham. Were you in the queue? Source: NWNMedia; Local Bygones.

Places

REGENT TAVERN, Regent Street, Wrexham

1 Regent Street,Wrexham. Records show the Regent Tavern existed from 1840 to the 1960s. Landlord  between 1950 and 1960 was Griff Robinson. It was demolished in the late 1960s and a branch of the Abbey [more]

Hope Street

Black Lion Vaults, Hope Street, Wrexham

27 Hope Street, Wrexham. The first reference to the Black Lion was recorded in 1770, it appears in the 1833 survey and again in the1872 survey. On 18th July 1895 David Dobie, an employee of [more]

1910s

Acton Park Church of England School 1910

Acton Park Church of England School (on left), Rhosnesni, Wrexham c1905-10 with Acton Park Lodge in the distance. We were the fifth family to move into Borras Park as it was being built- Borras Park [more]

1900s

Mount Street, Wrexham 1900

Mount Street, Wrexham c1900 showing the Union Vaults on right, Nags Head and brewery on the left. With St. Giles Parish Church dominating the skyline. Source: Tom Farrell collection.

80s

Gala Day at Llay RBL 1981

Children from around Llay all dressed up at the Royal British Legion, Llay’ Gala Day in 1981. Source: NWNMedia; Local Bygones.