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Margretta Elizabeth SHAW

Margretta Elizabeth was the daughter of Jane Jones and Thomas Shaw who had married at St Giles on 1 January 1845.  Thomas Shaw was a grocer and living in Chester, his father was also Thomas [more]

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The Griffiths Family

At first glance you would think 6 people are buried in this grave, but in fact there are only 3. James Griffiths was born in Pentre Broughton on 30 March 1875, he was the son [more]

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John BARRETT 1842-1901

John Botwood Barrett was born in 1842 in Wrexham, he was the son of Robert Barrett and Mary Davies. Robert was a painter and glazier who was born in Forden, Montgomeryshire, and Mary was from [more]

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John MACKRETH Papermaker

John Mackreth was born 1816 in Kendal, he was the son of John Mackreth and Mary Gardner. His father was a paper mill worker.  On 29 July 1850 John married Catherine Lynch in Hexham, Northumberland, [more]

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Thomas HEYWOOD – Jeweller of Wrexham

Thomas Heywood was baptised 21 February 1818 at Bangor, Caernarvonshire, he was the son of Thomas Heywood   and Elizabeth. His father was a very successful and well-known watchmaker, silversmith and jeweller who had his business [more]

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MINNIE WEIS 1884

Little Minnie Weis has no grave of her own, she was buried on 23 September 1884, in the same grave are at least 6 other young children and she was the eldest.  Minnie was born [more]

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Philip Maddocks 1816-1906

OBITUARY OF PHILIP MADDOCKS 1816-1906pp 26-28 Primitive Methodist Minute Book, 1907 Held in the John Rylands University Library, ManchesterThe Rev. Philip Maddocks was born at Sarn Bridge, in the county of Flint, on December 16th, [more]