Opposite the Wynnstay Arms is a new (ish) apartment development named Ney Court, it replaced the buildings that were taken down when one side of Yorke Street was demolished back in the 70s. The apartments [more]
My mother was a Red Cross volunteer stationed at the 129th General Hospital in Overton-on-Dee in 1945. She wrote long, descriptive letters home, which I have donated to the WW2 US Medical Research Centre in [more]
First of all, here is a very brief account of the Gracie family (I have compiled a complete history dating back to 1841, which will be available to members of the Gracie family): On 10th November 1834, Pawnbroker, Robert Gracie (born In Scotland circa [more]
THE BLOWER FAMILY In Victorian times it was a custom for many people to name their children after relatives. This can lead to confusion, so I will use numbers in parenthesis to indicate which person [more]
This is an account of the ancestors of Edwin Munslow, a baker of 9 Mountain Street, Rhosllanerchrugog. The story begins with the 1841 census, on which we meet a 45-year-old basket maker, John Munslow (Snr.) [more]
This Wide load was travelling through Overton in 1979, having left Air Products in Acrefair to the port of Southampton. Source: NWN Media; Local Bygones.
Published by Wrexham Tourist Information Centre in 1995 to boost tourism in the region. Many of these companies and activities have since ceased trading. Great Little Guest Houses Friendly Farmhouses Self Catering Caravan & Camping [more]