Burial Ground

Great War Graves at All Saints, Gresford

During the Great War it was the policy of the British Government not to repatriate servicemen who died on active service overseas, instead they were buried near to where they died. The only exceptions to [more]

Clubs & Societies

Memories of Penycae Youth Club

The first youth club was held in Penycae school we had first aid classes tennis lessons and best of all ballroom dancing lessons Neil Davies of Penycae taught us to dance we learned the lot [more]

Burial Ground

St. Chad’s Church, Holt

The earliest documentary reference to the church is in 1379 but it is thought that it was established around the 1280s. Additions were made to the church and it was remodelled in the late 15th century [more] [more]

War Memorials

Croes Howell War Memorial

Located on the junction of Higher Lane and Croes Howell Hill nr Llay. The memorial commemorates the residents of Croes Howell who were killed or missing in the Great War (First World War). The cross [more]

Gwersyllt & Summerhill

Gwersyllt Railway Station

Wayside station on the former Wrexham, Mold and Connah’s Quay Railway line between Shotton and Wrexham. Opened with the line in 1866, it was renamed Gwersyllt in 1959. The station is 3.5 km (2¼ miles) north [more]

As it was!

High Street, Rhos

Selection of pictures of the High Street in Rhos. If you have any photographs of High Street, Rhos to add to the above please email them to wrexham. history @ gmail. com (Remove spaces)


Burning Fatality at Rhos 1900

An inquest was held at the Wheelwright Arms, Penycae, on Saturday, before Mr. Wynn Evans, coroner, and a jury, of which Mr Maurice Kyffyn was foreman, on the body of an old woman named Elizabeth [more]