Charles Henry Mortimore / Mortimer was born in Devon in 1841. He was the son of George Mortimore and Harriet. His father was a journeyman – handmade papermaker. The family later moved to Cheddar, and [more]
On Thursday the 28th September 1939, following more than two weeks of German air assault and siege, General Walerian Czuma, Garrison Commander of the Polish forces in Warsaw, accepted defeat. Even though German radio had [more]
Poplar Cottage was built sometime about 1820 by Edward Davies, it was later also known as 12 Madeira Hill. It was thought originally to have been a large property built in two parts. Coflein described [more]
Location Bersham (SJ30704926) History [from RCAHMW] Charles Lloyd of Dolobran, Montgomeryshire, established the Bersham Ironworks in about 1715, although there are a couple of documentary references to an earlier furnace, possibly in Bersham, from the [more]
THE EXPLOSION AT VAUXHALL COLLIERY. The adjourned inquest on the bodies of Edward Rogers, aged 29, and Phillip Phillips, aged 36, who met with their death in consequence of an explosion at the Vauxhall Colliery, [more]
There are probably very few families in the country who have attained the military record of Mr and Mrs George Roberts of Ponkey (Ponciau), all of whose sons volunteered to serve their country. Three of [more]
View of the old Town Hall that once stood on Town Hill, Wrexham. Taken around 1935, showing the direction sign to Mold and the Coast.