Bebe Daniels performed the opening ceremony in 1958 for the Tan-y-clawydd housing estate showhouse.
The showhouse was one of the new houses built by James Stewart (Building Contractors) Ltd and was situated on the front of the Tanyclawydd estate in Bangor Road.
Phyllis Virginia Daniels, known professionally as Bebe Daniels (January 14, 1901 – March 16, 1971) was an American actress, singer, dancer, writer and producer.
She began her career in Hollywood during the silent film era as a child actress, became a star in musicals such as 42nd Street, and later gained further fame on radio and television in Britain. In a long career, Bebe Daniels appeared in 230 films.
Here follows an account of Isaac Jenkins and John Tysilio Jones, builders and timber merchants of Johnstown. All my sources are available to the public and can be checked if necessary, using the list of [more]
A make shift sign “Buy Hafod Coal” written on the front of the coal truck which serviced the Rhos, Johnstown and Wrexham areas during the 1930s. Source: Original photograph NWNMedia; Local Bygones; Digitally repaired as [more]
Christ’s Church (chapel) was built in 1890 in the centre of Johnstown opposite the former Johnstown Shell Garage. A school was built before the chapel in 1881. It was originally Congregational by denomination but the [more]