ELIZABETH ANN ROGERS 1859 -1887 EDWARD EYLAND ROGERS 1847 -1895 Elizabeth Ann was the eldest daughter of John Bradshaw and Elizabeth Letts, she was born in 1859 in Wrexham, and her father was the Deputy [more]
The New Broughton Colliery was sunk by Thomas Clayton, of Brynmally Hall, in 1883 and was his most profitable venture. It remained in his possession until the turn of the century when it was taken [more]
Presented by Pam Rhodes with the Rhos Male Voice Choir & the Rhos Orpheus Choir. Conducted by John Glyn Williams. Organist Haydn Bowen. Source: First published by BBC 1992. Shared with kind permission of the [more]
Photographs of remnants at the Bersham Colliery site from a visit on 3rd August 2013. Source: Photographs by Graham Lloyd.
At a meeting of the Wrexham Science and Art Committee in November 1903, the Chairman, Simon Jones, announced that Henry Price, a former pupil of the school, had been commissioned by Mr. Thorneycroft, R. A., [more]
The Battle of the Alma took place on 20th September 1854 during the Crimean War. To this day it is remembered by the Royal Welsh for the bravery displayed by their predecessors, and remains particularly [more]
Alfred Owen was born in Shrewsbury about 1834, he was the son of Samuel Owen and Elizabeth Lambrook. In 1851 Alfred was with his family in Shrewsbury, he brothers Peter and Samuel H. His father [more]
Christiana Evans was born in 1863 in Perthey which is just outside Ellesmere, Shropshire, she was the daughter of Joseph Evans and Sarah Davies. In 1871 the family were living in Ridge, which is also [more]