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]
A postcard of Station Road, Wrexham renamed Regent Street. Source: Postcard.
Great consternation has been caused by the extraordinary outbreak of ptomaine poisoning in the Wrexham district. Three deaths have now occurred, and about 80 cases of illness have been reported. Rhos had escaped well, though [more]
The annual dance for staff at Kirby’s Wrexham in 1961. Source: Local Bygones.
Assessing the damage following a large fire at Brymbo Steelworks in August 1979. Source: Local Bygones.
Up to 1783. Bryn Estyn (Bryn meaning, Hill. Estyn meaning, reach out, stretch, extend) was part of the estate of the Davies family of Erlas Hall, until Williams Kyffin of Maenan Hall married one of [more]
John Batho was born in Birmingham about 1798, he married Mary Catherall in Chester. Mary had been born in Chester. John was a spirit merchant in Bridge Street, Chester for many years before coming to [more]