60s

Brymbo Steelworks – A Thirst for Water

Ever since the end of the 19th century the demand for water at Brymbo Steelworks has continued to increase. This is largely used for cooling and steam production and the need has grown with the [more]

60s

Smiling Rosemarie on top of the world – 1961

ROSEMARIE Frankland, the Welsh beauty pageant contestant, won the 1961 Miss United Kingdom and Miss World titles before becoming an actress. Born in Rhosllannerchrugog in February 1943, she moved to Lancashire as a child. She [more]

60s

Chirk Reserves Football Team 1965

Front (L-R) Ken Roberts, Winston Williams, Graham Williams, Barry Evans and Melvyn Morris. Back (L-R) Jack Nash (trainer), Jim Clark, Eric Pugh, Ivor Roberts, Alan Roberts, Mike Rogers, Geoff Lloyd and Len Lloyd(committee member). Source: [more]