Wrexham remembers four children killed in World War 1 bomb blast. A father returning from the front-line during World War One lived to regret his fateful decision to bring a battlefield souvenir home. It was [more]
Great consternation has been caused by the extraordinary outbreak of ptomaine poisoning in the Wrexham district. Three deaths have now occurred, and about 80 cases of illness have been reported. Rhos had escaped well, though [more]
There are probably very few families in the country who have attained the military record of Mr and Mrs George Roberts of Ponkey (Ponciau), all of whose sons volunteered to serve their country. Three of [more]
Acton Park Church of England School (on left), Rhosnesni, Wrexham c1905-10 with Acton Park Lodge in the distance. We were the fifth family to move into Borras Park as it was being built- Borras Park [more]
Penycae Football Team 1919-1920 Source: Photograph supplied by Gaynor Davies, Penycae.
Barton first_name: Thomas middle_name: Beech full_name: BARTON, Thomas Beech rank: Rifleman number: 107640 regiment: King’s Liverpool Regiment (5th Bn.) parent_name: Thomas Beech Barton & Kate Elizabeth Barton, of Burton Lodge, Gresford. birth: 1900 death: 20/06/1918 [more]
Munitions factory workers 1914 – 1918 Gutter Hill, Rhos. Source: WCBC; Wrexham Museum Archives.
Serious Stabbing Affray. RUSSIANS AT RHOSTYLLEN A sensational stabbing affray took place at Rhostyllen, near Wrexham on Saturday November 16, 1918, six men were very seriously injured as the result of knife wounds and two [more]
Emral Hall Sales Brochure 1916 Source: Original document supplied by Julie Broad of Emral Gardens Touring Caravan Park. Photographed by John Davies.