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]

Penycae Council School
20s

Penycae Council School – Extracts from Log Book

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]

1700s

Erddig Castle and Motte, Wrexham.

Erddig Castle is a late 11th century earthwork motte and bailey fortress, which was probably founded by Hugh de Avranches, earl of Chester. A bluff above the confluence of the River Clywedog and the Black [more]