1800s

An account of Wrexham in 1833

WREXHAM, a market-town and parish and head of a union, chiefly in the hundred of BROMFIELD, county of DENBIGH, but partly in the hundred of MAELOR, county of FLINT, NORTH WALES, 24 miles (S. E. [more]

1800s

Overton Arcade in the 19th Century

William Overton was born in Wrexham in 1813, he was the son of William Overton and Elizabeth Parry (widow of John Parry, maltster). His father was a grocer in Charles Street and also a church [more]

1700s

Ellesmere Canal – Gwersyllt to Ffrwd Section

In 1800 the abandonment of the Ellesmere Canal main line from Trevor via Wrexham to Chester was already being mooted, mainly because Flintshire and Deeside collieries had already reached tidal water via short tramways or [more]

1800s

Elizabeth & Benjamin Wilding late 1800s

Elizabeth & Benjamin Wilding, taken at the back door of their two up / two down on Kings Mills Road, Hightown near to the Hightown Barracks. Exact year not known. Source: Kindly supplied by Geoff [more]