50s

Broughton Hall, Worthenbury

This ornate dwelling was one of the largest half-timber constructed houses in Flintshire. It was built for Randall Broughton in about 1642. The infill to the timber work was in wattle and daub and the [more]

Palace Cinema, Broughton
30s

Palace Cinema, Broughton

Palace Cinema, Broughton. Opened on Monday 7th December 1936 with 443 Seats showing the film ‘Limelight’. British Sound and Projection equipment installed at the Palace were said to be ‘far superior to anything that they [more]

50s

Mount Pleasant, Ponciau. Annual Report 1950

Mount Pleasant, Ponciau. Annual Report 1950. Pastor D. Eric Evans writes the 1950 Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Annual Report retrospectively in 1951. It is a detailed account of church activities and expenditures in 1949 and [more]

St Marys school 1950
50s

St Mary’s school 1950

St Mary’s school 1950. The young chap looking at the camera is Glyn Griffiths, who “got the cane for that”. Source: Picture kindly supplied by Glyn Griffiths.