Brymbo Ironworks 1860
1800s

Brymbo Ironworks 1860

Brymbo Ironworks 1860 Not a great quality picture, but shows a glimpse of what it looked like in the 1860s Source: Industrial Revolution p.23. 1984  

1800s

RWF and Hightown Barracks

RWF and Hightown Barracks. WREXHAM, during the 1914-18 war felt the full impact of the hardships and heartbreaks of war. Hightown Barracks, as the depot of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers saw the hasty mobilisation of [more]

Stryd Gobaith
1800s

Hope Street, Wrexham c1890

At trot through town to spend all the money. Hope Street, Wrexham. Visible to the right is the Talbot Inn and the retailers G. Day, Thomas Outfitters. Source: Material supplied by Emlyn Davies

Ruabon and The Wrexham Union 1878
1800s

Ruabon and The Wrexham Union 1878

It will be recollected that, a few weeks since, when the ratepayers of Ruabon were discussing the proposition before the Wrexham Board of Guardians to simplify the collection of poor rates by the substitution of [more]

William Low
1800s

William Low – Channel Tunnel Engineer

THERE were plenty of reasons for supposing a permanent link between Britain and France would be sunk by the forces of nature. But now that it has been achieved, it’s the battle between Eurotunnel, its [more]

1800s

Richard Mills – Founder of the Rhos Herald

During the 4th Quarter of 1840, in the District of Newtown, Montgomeryshire, the birth was registered of Richard Mills, the son of Richard and Jane Mills (nee Woorsnam) of Great Oak Street, Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire. In [more]

1800s

Crane & Sons, Regent Street, Wrexham

Crane & Sons, Regent Street, Wrexham Messrs. Crane and Sons, Pianoforte Manufacturers and Importers, were established in Liverpool, as far back as the year 1850, and held a position of the highest status in commercial [more]