90s

Our Celtic Experience – Victoria School

Pupils from Victoria School, Wrexham on their Celtic Experience visit to Legacy near Wrexham. Early 1990s? (can you date the visit?) In their own words – the children write about their experince. Source: Victoria School [more]

Grove Park
70s

Grove Park Boys’ Grammar School Staff 1972

Grove Park Boys’ Grammar School Staff photo from 1972. This was the last year of the Grammar School. The photograph was published in The Wrexhamian July 1972 – The school magazine. Source: The Wrexhamian; FC.

Ruabon

Gardden (Rocky) Woods & Devil’s Bridge, Ruabon

Gardden Woods is known locally as ‘Rocky Woods’ because of the three old sandstone quarries, which supplied stone to North Wales, Lancashire and Cheshire until 1952.   Devil’s Bridge  The famous ‘Devil’s Bridge’ over the river [more]

Information

Submit your pictures

Why not share your pictures. Submit your photographs for inclussion on the Wrexham History website. Colour, B&W or even sketches. Places, buildings, people or even family photographs will be considered. All images will be considered [more]

Biographies

James KEAN – Buck Inn, Wrexham

James Kean was born in Ireland about 1812, he made his way to Wrexham and in 1850 married widow Jane Beirne in Wrexham. Jane had been born in Derby, her maiden name was Travis. She [more]

Biographies

Eleanor WHITEHALL 1928

Eleanor Crompton was born in Stockport about 1871; in 1892 she married Richard Whitehall a brewer and victualler from Coedpoeth. They were living on Smithfield Road for many years and very close to the pub. [more]