On the evening of February 10, 1964, the worst peacetime disaster in Australian maritime history unfolded off the New South Wales south coast. During a naval training exercise HMAS Melbourne, an aircraft carrier, collided with [more]
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]
An aerial shot of Bryn Offa School, Wrexham taken in 1977 by Aerofilms.
Source: Victoria School Archives.
This year (1968) the First XI enjoyed a generally successful season, losing only one of its twelve matches. Fine victories were obtained over Lindisfarne College, King’s School Chester, and the Old Wrexhamians, while it is [more]
Source: The Wrexhamian – the magazine of Grove Park Boys’ Grammar school, Wrexham July 1968.
Rhosddu Infants Reception Class in Prices Lane Park in 1960/61. Source: Kindly supplied by Frederick Czulowski.
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]
Shop frontage of E.R. Hughes – The Bon, top of Town Hill in 1966. Source: Leaderlive.
Shoppers enjoy the afternoon sun on Coronation Walk, Wrexham in 1967 Source: Leaderlive