As it was!

The Ney, Wrexham

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]

Breweries

Albion Brewery, Wrexham

The earliest commercial brewery in the town is said to have been the Albion Brewery at the bottom of Town Hill and Bridge Street. The building in the photograph is the house, shop and gateway [more]

As it was!

Gracies Shops in Wrexham District

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]

As it was!

The Blower Family

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]

As it was!

Munslow’s Shop, 9 Mountain Street, Rhos

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]

90s

The Welsh Borderlands – Wrexham 1995

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]