As it was!

Munslow’s Shop, 9 Mountain Street, Rhos

This is an account of the ancestors of Edwin Munslow, a baker of 9 Mountain Street, Rhosllanerchrugog.  The story begins with the 1841 census, on which we meet a 45-year-old basket maker, John Munslow (Snr.) [more]

90s

The Welsh Borderlands – Wrexham 1995

Published by Wrexham Tourist Information Centre in 1995 to boost tourism in the region. Many of these companies and activities have since ceased trading. Great Little Guest Houses Friendly Farmhouses Self Catering Caravan & Camping [more]

As it was!

High Street, Rhos

Selection of pictures of the High Street in Rhos. If you have any photographs of High Street, Rhos to add to the above please email them to wrexham. history @ gmail. com (Remove spaces)

50s

Clean Air Act of 1956

WREXHAM MAELOR BOROUGH COUNCIL CLEAN AIR ACT, 1956 The Borough of Wrexham Maelor (Area No. 4) Smoke Control Order 1976 Notice is hereby given that the Wrexham Maelor Borough Council in exercise of the powers [more]

1800s

The National Eisteddfod for 1876 at Wrexham

Page under construction – The long-anticipated Eisteddfod has passed into the domain of history, and, in fulfilment of our promise, we record some of its more prominent features and work. The pavilion, erected at a [more]

1800s

An account of Wrexham in 1833

WREXHAM, a market-town and parish and head of a union, chiefly in the hundred of BROMFIELD, county of DENBIGH, but partly in the hundred of MAELOR, county of FLINT, NORTH WALES, 24 miles (S. E. [more]

As it was!

Beyond the Beast Market

The streets off the Beast Market were home to a cluttered mix of housing, trade and industry. Behind Charles Street were the corporation’s original slaughterhouses, later replaced by new premises off Holt Road and the [more]

As it was!

New Wrexham Fairs

The northern side of Beast Market Street was still farmland when Norden made his survey in 1620. The town developed this way in the 17th and 18th centuries. The thatched building, with the dormer windows, [more]