Many have passed the Centenary Memorial Tablet located on the former railway bridge on Vicarage Hill in Wrexham without a second glance. Mounted in 1926 for the centenary of the writing of the Missionary Hymm [more]
Charles Henry Mortimore / Mortimer was born in Devon in 1841. He was the son of George Mortimore and Harriet. His father was a journeyman – handmade papermaker. The family later moved to Cheddar, and [more]
On Thursday the 28th September 1939, following more than two weeks of German air assault and siege, General Walerian Czuma, Garrison Commander of the Polish forces in Warsaw, accepted defeat. Even though German radio had [more]
Musician & recording manager John Kyffin pictured with folk singer Jacqueline MacDonald, listening to a play back at John’s recording studio in Rhosnesni Lane, Wrexham on 24th September 1994. Source: Copyright Geoff Wilding.
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]