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]

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]

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]

In Memorium

Jane Cunnah 1838-1911

“Er cof serchog am Jane anwyl briod Samuel Cunnah, Broughton Farm yr hon a hunodd yn yr iesu ionawr 6fed 1911, yn 73 mlwydd oed”.  Jane Cunnah’s gravestone is notable due to its decorative design.  [more] [more]

Articles

Albert James Warne 1869-1895

Coedpoeth Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Coedpoeth “In loving memory of James Warne born November 10th 1837, died May 9 1895.  Also his beloved son Albert J. Warne born February 11th 1869, killed April 17th 1895 in [more] [more]