Thomas Heywood was baptised 21 February 1818 at Bangor, Caernarvonshire, he was the son of Thomas Heywood and Elizabeth. His father was a very successful and well-known watchmaker, silversmith and jeweller who had his business [more]
as reported in the Evening Leader 21/03/1977. Three women were rescued from a blaze at a Wrexham night dub after a dramatic telephone call to the club manager. The Wasps Club in Chester Street was [more]
A NEW era is about to be ushered in at Wrexham’s sole remaining cinema, the Hippodrome, with plans to install twin screens. Preliminary work on the £100,000 project starts next week, and the two screens [more]
Cyril Bullock serves customers at Woolworths Fish Bar, Wrexham 1972. Many children were mesmerised by the huge fish/running water/nets feature on the back wall. Sadly now just a great memory it forms part of the [more]
Wholesale Grocery and Corn Shop, Chester St, Wrexham, Circa 1940’s. Source: NWNMedia;
Shop frontage of E.R. Hughes – The Bon, top of Town Hill in 1966. Source: Leaderlive.
Shoppers enjoy the afternoon sun on Coronation Walk, Wrexham in 1967 Source: Leaderlive
Llay locals picking coal during the 1972 miners strike. Source: Leader Live
Small selection of photographs showing the various stages of Wrexham Bypass construction (A483) in 1989. Source: kindly supplied by Mary Ellen Freeman from her late brothers collection.
Silver Jubilee Street Party at Edward Street Wrexham 1977 Filmed by Mr Rees Lewis of 10 Edward Street. Source: Poppy Wales; Claire Lewis.