Victoria Wine Lodge, Market Street, Rhos. Source: Tom Farrell collection, Aberystwyth.
The school attendance officer at the back was Arthur Augustus Roberts. The family were from Trefnant Nr. Rhyl. Arthur’s father William Roberts was the police sergeant in Rhos for a very long time. In 1893, [more]
In the following account, I have mentioned a few of the many cases I have found in local newspapers, but I have deliberately withheld certain names, out of respect for their descendants. The Denbighshire [more]
Pensioner remembers the night the Germans bombed his street LIFE in the village of Rhos was very different 70 years ago. Europe was at war and bombing raids by the Luftwaffe were frequent. In the [more]
Aradrwr (Ray Dawson Edwards), reporting on The Great Ambulance Adventure, reminded readers of Cliff Richard’s movie Summer Holiday, in which, “Cliff and the Shadows set off on holiday in a red double-decker bus in 1963.” [more]
Wrexham brass (Glyndwr) was formally known as The Rhos Silver Band was originally formed in 1884, making the band the oldest arts organisation based in the unique village of Rhosllannerchrugog, near Wrexham. Rhos as it [more]
Wrexham History Source: Memories of the Bulls Head, Rhos Narrated by Bill Portmadoc-Jones.
History The coal pit was sunk during the general strike of 1926 in the village of Rhosllanerchrugog. The land belonged to Mrs Trevor Jones, who rented a row of terraced houses to the miners Sinking [more]