Bangor On Dee

Dee River Crossing

The Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway. At 45m the lattice bridge spanned the River Dee near to Overton On Dee carrying the Wrexham Central to Ellesmere Railway. It was dismantled following the closure of the line [more]


Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway

The Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway originally ran from Wrexham Central Station, to Ellesmere Station in Shropshire, England. The line first opened in 1895 and closed in 1962. The section between Wrexham Central and Abenbury was [more]


Cadbury’s Railway Sidings

The Wrexham to Ellesmere Line, previous stop before crossing the Kings Mills viaduct was Abenbury Brickworks Sidings, previous stop was Caia Road Sidings the line then proceeds to Marchwiel Station. Preceding Station/Halt Following Station/Halt (coming [more]


Abenbury – Kings Mills Viaduct

The Wrexham to Ellesmere Line, previous stop was Hightown Halt next stop on the line is Cadburys sidings. Preceding Station/Halt Following Station/Halt Back to Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway.


Ebenezer COOPER – A Good Friend to Everyone

by Dave Edwards. Ebenezer Cooper was born at Llangollen in 1800 and baptised on 15th January 1800 at Llangollen.     Ebenezer’s father, Robert Cooper, was a currier.  A currier is a person who applies finishing techniques, [more]


William SNAPE 1825–1890

WILLIAM SNAPE 1825 – 1890 ANNIE ELIZA SNAPE 1845- 1910 William was born in Cumberland; he was the son of John Snape. By 1861 he had moved to Wrexham and was a master bookseller, on [more] [more]


Thomas HUGHES 1832–1900

THOMAS HUGHES 1832 – 1900 MARY HUGHES 1833 – 1900 Thomas Hughes was born about 1832 in the Ruabon area, and in 1855 he married Mary Edwards. All we know about Mary is that her [more] [more]