Biographies

The Viggars Family

JOHN VIGGARS was, baptised in   April 1832 in Manchester, he was the son of Daniel and Rebecca, at the time his father Daniel was a publican.  The Viggars family moved to Chester where Daniel became [more]

Churches & Chapels

Ffrwd (Frood) Chapel

THE  FROOD CHAPEL JOSIAH BOYDELL was born in 1764 in Gresford, he  came  from a very prominent family and he  became a land agent and surveyor, one of his tasks was  the “enclosure awards” which [more]

Mayors of Wrexham

James Charles Owen – Mayor of Wrexham

James Charles Owen was the 13th and the 17th Mayor of Wrexham , he was born in 1816 and was from Wrexham and became a Managing Clerk to the Wrexham Solicitor Mr John James, he [more]

People

The Barber of Rhos – Alfred Dawson Sproston

Using public records Dave Edwards has pieced together this very brief biography of Alfred Sproston, a popular hairdresser of Hall Street, Rhos. The story includes details that go back to the birth of Alfred’s father [more]

Froncysyllte Fountain War Memorial
War Memorials

Froncysyllte Boer War Memorial

The Boer War monument, a drinking fountain, stands beside the main Holyhead Road, near St. David’s Church. It was erected, by public subscription, in 1909 to commemorate two soldiers who died in the Boer War, [more]