Barton first_name: Thomas middle_name: Beech full_name: BARTON, Thomas Beech rank: Rifleman number: 107640 regiment: King’s Liverpool Regiment (5th Bn.) parent_name: Thomas Beech Barton & Kate Elizabeth Barton, of Burton Lodge, Gresford. birth: 1900 death: 20/06/1918 [more]
Gresford Colliery, the last piece standing. Gresford Colliery closed on economic grounds in November 1973. In the 1980s the site was redeveloped as an industrial estate. In 1982 a memorial to the victims of the [more]
An interview at Calon FM in April 2014 with Alan & Margaret Jones of NWMAT Source: Interview recorded at Calon FM Studio; this compilation compiled by Wrexham History; Graham Lloyd.
April fool’s Day 1893 would be remembered by the residents of Gresford for the horrific incident that took place at Hollyfield on that day. Nellie Norris Whittle was a 29 year old married woman who [more]
On the 20th December 1855, a wedding took place at All Saints, the Gresford Parish church. The wedding was conducted by the Curate, and was between William Mercer, who described himself as a cattle dealer [more]
Building of the A483 at Gresford 1989 The building of a temporary embankment for the railway whist the new bridge is constructed.
The men and boys who lost their lives at Gresford Colliery. Anders, John Thomas; Repairer; 31 Anders, John; Beltman; 27 Anderson, George; Repairer; 67 Andrews, Alfred (Owen); Cutter; 43 Archibald, Joseph (John)*; Metal; 47 Archibald, [more]
BRINGING THE LADS UP AT LAST Geoff Wilding interviews Catherine Hughes, playwright and author in March 1982 This year almost half a century after the Gresford Disasters, a monument to the 266 men who died [more]