Rare documentary footage of the Polish Hospital at Penley. A unique community which ran like a transposed village from Poland before the war . . . one of many movies of this remarkable place filmed [more]
Grove Park Theatre 21st birthday celebration dinner at the Wynnstay Arms Hotel Wrexham. The full programme includes 21 years of history by J. Emrys Williams. Source: Kindly donated by Margaret Hayes of Wrexham.
Building Work in progress to convert the Sunday school of the former Hill Street Chapel, which was demolished. The only surviving bit of the chapel is a small length of wall visible in the foyer [more]
In February 1893 Wrexham Magistrates Court was packed by a varied audience anxious to hear the case of alleged child stealing. The accused was Alice Bellis, the young wife of Thomas Edward Bellis who lived [more]
The town of Wrexham and its immediate vicinity has a rich heritage of industry, including coal, iron and steel, brewing, tanning, brick and tile making and lead mining. In Secret WrexhamJohn Idris Jones takes the [more]
This true story features mainly members of the Slawson family of Llangollen and also includes a few anecdotes in which they were partly involved. I have previously been charged with “raking up the past” but [more]