Biographies

Thomas HEYWOOD – Jeweller of Wrexham

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]

70s

Wasps Club engulfed in flames 1977

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]

70s

Woolworths Fish Bar, Wrexham 1972

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]

Transport

Wrexham Bypass construction (A483)

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.