Rhosddu

Sheep Stealing at Rhosddu, Wrexham 1873

At seven o’clock, on Friday 2nd May 1873, William Bell, a shepherd, employed by David Jones, a butcher trading from Wrexham High Street, went to check on the flock of sheep kept in a field [more]

1800s

Refusing to Work at the Wrexham Workhouse

On Thursday 9th October 1879, John Smith and Thomas Bougham appeared before the Wrexham Court.  They were both charged by Mr Ralph, the Master of the Wrexham Workhouse, with obtaining admission to the workhouse under [more]

40s

Workers Protest 1945

A mass meeting of workers was held at Wrexham Racecourse on Saturday afternoon, organised by the Transport and General Workers’ Union, to protest about the closure of the Royal Ordnance Factory at Marchwiel. It was [more]

Dissenters Burial Ground, Rhosddu, Wrexham
Burial Grounds

Dissenters Burial Ground 1655

The Dissenters’ Burial Ground, Rhosddu Road, Wrexham, also called The Bun Hill Fields of North Eastern Wales. It is generally believed that it was laid out during the period of the Commonwealth and was acquired [more]