Gala Day at Llay RBL 1981

Children from around Llay all dressed up at the Royal British Legion, Llay’ Gala Day in 1981. Source: NWNMedia; Local Bygones.

George Slawson's Wandering Donkeys

George Slawson’s Wandering Donkeys

This true story features mainly members of the Slawson family of Llangollen and also includes a few anecdotes in which they were partly involved.  I have previously been charged with “raking up the past” but [more]


James and Jane Rogers, Erddig Servants.

James was born June 15th 1831, the son of Thomas Rogers, Erddig Carpenter. James was apprenticed to his father in the Erddig Joiners shop. He married Erddig Housemaid Jane on October 29th 1855 at the [more]


The Billy Scales Band?

Do you remember The Billy Scales Band? Sent in by Nathan Roberts, he said “This is my Grandad Billy Scales and his dance band, he used to play around the Wrexham and North Wales area [more]