Alf Jones, Rhos Charabanc c1920s.
Monday 1st May 1922, Kick-off at 6pm at the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham. Admission including tax 8d, reserved side 1s. For the game, which included most of the Wrexham 3rd Division (North) side, there were over [more]
The Llay Main Colliery was one of the largest and the most modern colliery in the North Wales coalfield. Sinking had begun in December 1914 and completed in the summer of 1916. It employed 2,600 [more]
Chester Street, Wrexham 1922. A view of Chester Street looking towards it’s junction with Lambpit Street and Holt Street. On the left was the long established fish and game shop of Cross and Roberts. Next [more]
Hope Street, Wrexham 1927. Looking towards the former Talbot buildings, Hope Street continues to the left and Queen Street, goes off to the right. Many may recall the stores of Oliver’s, Francis the Chemist, Hunter’s [more]
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]
The following extracts are transcribed from the Log Books of Penycae Council School from it’s opening in 1909 to 1984. These entries demonstrate how times were very difficult and different to today’s modern schools. 04/01/1909 [more]