Coal Mining

New Broughton Colliery

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]

Rhos

Village Praise from Rhos 1992

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]

Chirk

Brynkinalt Colliery, Chirk

Sunk during the 1860s by a Mr Blakewell, an eminent mining engineer, who owned the Brynkinallt Coal Co Ltd.  The mine was purchased in 1893 by Mr William Young Craig (formerly the MP for North [more]

80s

Rhos Darts League 1982

Rhos Darts League presentation in 1982. From left to right; 1. Peter Jones; 2. Brian Cole; 3. Colin Jones; 4. Del Jones 5. John Manley 6. Raymond Davies; 7. Colin Porter; 8. Mervyn Duckett; 9. [more]