George Slawson's Wandering Donkeys
Families

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]

1900s

The Trial of Widow Waltho

(A TRUE DRAMA SET IN LLANGOLLEN) In 1905, wild rumours began to circulate in Llangollen, after Police Sergeant Wyse discovered the decomposed body of a baby in a trunk at 1 Oak Street on the [more]

1800s

Harriet Rogers – Maid at Erddig

Harriet was born on November 22nd 1834, the youngest daughter of Thomas and Sarah Rogers of Bryn Goleu. Thomas was the Erddig Carpenter. She received a good education encouraged by Mrs Yorke. By the age [more]

Agnes Emma Barker
Brymbo

Agnes Emma Barker 1864–1874

St Mary’s, Brymbo Agnes Emma Barker, 1864–1874 “In loving memory of Agnes Emma Barker who was killed in the Shipton railway accident Dec 24 1874 aged 11 years” The inscription on this gravestone marks the [more]