70s

Memories of Firestone Wrexham

Memories of Firestone Wrexham. One of the large companies to come to Wrexham was Firestone (closed in the 1970s). Do you have any memories of the old Firestone Plant? Maybe you worked there when it [more]

Postal Strike at Wrexham in 1971
70s

Postal Strike at Wrexham in 1971

Postal Strike at Wrexham in 1971 The 1971 United Kingdom postal workers strike was a strike in the whole of the United Kingdom staged by postal workers between January and March 1971. The strike was [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]

Victoria Junior School
70s

Victoria Junior School Football Team 1972

Victoria Junior School Football Team 1972. Back row right to left – Steven Williams, Graham Bird, Kevin Griffiths, Mark Andrew, Chris Beaumont, Colin Bryan. Front row right to left – Aldo Dotolo, Chris Dean, Brian [more]