Llay locals picking coal during the 1972 miners strike. Source: Leader Live
Children from around Llay all dressed up at the Royal British Legion, Llay’ Gala Day in 1981. Source: NWNMedia; Local Bygones.
Written by Geoff Wilding in 1982. The focal point of the small north Wales village of Llay (rhymes with sigh) is its thriving Royal British Legion Club.The village, which lies four miles north of the [more]
Source: NWN Media
Following restoration, the Llay Memorial Wheel arrives at the Miners Welfare on the 16th October 2012. Source: Filmed by Alan Jones of NWMAT compiled and edited by Graham Lloyd, Wrexham History.
The Llay Main Colliery was one of the largest and the most modern colliery in the North Wales coalfield. Sinking had begun in December 1914 and completed in the summer of 1916. It employed 2,600 [more]
Llay Auxiliary Fire Brigade 1940
The 8mm film used in Memories of Llay was filmed between 1964 and 1996 by G. Crowley. All communities have their stories to tell, but isn’t there something special in stories about your village, [more]