Using public records Dave Edwards has pieced together this very brief biography of Alfred Sproston, a popular hairdresser of Hall Street, Rhos. The story includes details that go back to the birth of Alfred’s father [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]
Poplar Cottage was built sometime about 1820 by Edward Davies, it was later also known as 12 Madeira Hill. It was thought originally to have been a large property built in two parts. Coflein described [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.
From Left – Stewart Williams, David Thornley and Mark Edwards. Berwyn Dodd looks on. Source: First published 2017 by Local Bygone (c)NWNMedia.