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]
April 2014 saw the demolition of the former Remploy Factory that once stood in Rhosddu. Source: Film and photographs Graham Lloyd.
Mr. D. D. Pierce, Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician and Medalist, Hope Street. Mr. D. D. Pierce has been established in Wrexham in 1874. At present he occupies what may be fairly described as a leading position [more]
Pictures kindly supplied by Grenville Foulkes who worked at the Wrexham plant as a workshop fitter and machine operator. Gren started working at the Wrexham plant in 1957. Source: all images kindly supplied by Grenville [more]
A make shift sign “Buy Hafod Coal” written on the front of the coal truck which serviced the Rhos, Johnstown and Wrexham areas during the 1930s. Source: Original photograph NWNMedia; Local Bygones; Digitally repaired as [more]
Brymbo Steelworks in 1964. Source: NWNMedia.
Astons factory fire, July 1964. Source: NWNMedia.
Here follows an account of Isaac Jenkins and John Tysilio Jones, builders and timber merchants of Johnstown. All my sources are available to the public and can be checked if necessary, using the list of [more]