Dissenters Burial Ground, Rhosddu, Wrexham
Burial Ground

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]


The Quakers Graveyard, Holt Street, Wrexham

History of the Society of Friends in Wrexham. (Quakers). The Friends resident in Wrexham determined to have a meeting house of their own. On April 7, 1708, accordingly, John James, a dyer, and Hannah Newton, [more]


Wrexham Directory of Names (1835)

ACTON, James, Pen y bryn (maltsters) BARLOW, Thomas & James (iron), Abenbury (iron and lead works) BAUGH, Joseph, Temple place (boot and shoe makers) BEALE, John, Yorke st (chemists and druggists) BEARDSWORTH, John, Pen y [more]

Erddig Hall Wrexham

How Erddig Enchants Every Generation

As Wrexham enjoys an encouraging boost in tourist numbers, it’s wonderful to see so many new visitors being drawn to the green spaces and areas of historic interest which have stood proudly in the area for centuries.  [more]


Smiling Rosemarie on top of the world – 1961

ROSEMARIE Frankland, the Welsh beauty pageant contestant, won the 1961 Miss United Kingdom and Miss World titles before becoming an actress. Born in Rhosllannerchrugog in February 1943, she moved to Lancashire as a child. She [more]