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Workers Protest 1945

A mass meeting of workers was held at Wrexham Racecourse on Saturday afternoon, organised by the Transport and General Workers’ Union, to protest about the closure of the Royal Ordnance Factory at Marchwiel. It was [more]

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Pupils of Grango School 1940s

Pupils of Grango School, Rhos in the late 1940s. They include: Derek Evans, Norman Roberts, Peter Williams, Gloria Jones, Bronwen Jarvis, Wyn Williams. Teachers at the back of the class (left to right) are Mr. [more]

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21 years of Grove Park Theatre in 1946

Grove Park Theatre 21st birthday celebration dinner at the Wynnstay Arms Hotel Wrexham. The full programme includes 21 years of history by J. Emrys Williams. Source: Kindly donated by Margaret Hayes of Wrexham.

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American GI’s at Hightown 1943

Beechley House, Kings Mills Road, Hightown. 10 of the 12 American GI’s (General Issue) Soldiers, billeted for a short while at Beechley House during the 2nd World War. Two of the soldiers were on duty [more]

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Walter Roberts Pantomime Co 1947

Walter Roberts Pantomime Company – Robinson Crusoe at the Majestic Cinema, Regent Street Wrexham in 1947. Source: Pic supplied by Geoff Wilding.

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Trevor Silica Works 1948

Built in 1911 this Peckett 0-4-0ST, number 1255 is seen at Trevor Silica Works on 28 July 1948. Source: Kidderminster Railway Museum.