The Battle of the Alma took place on 20th September 1854 during the Crimean War. To this day it is remembered by the Royal Welsh for the bravery displayed by their predecessors, and remains particularly [more]
From Left – Stewart Williams, David Thornley and Mark Edwards. Berwyn Dodd looks on. Source: First published 2017 by Local Bygone (c)NWNMedia.
This collection of pictures from the Imperial War Museum demonstrates what everyday life at the Wynnstay Arms, Ruabon was like in 1944. Source: WARTIME PUB: EVERYDAY LIFE AT THE WYNNSTAY ARMS, RUABON, DENBIGHSHIRE, WALES, UK, [more]
A Singer car crashes on to Ruabon Railway Circa 1965. In the background is Plas Newydd, Ruabon long before the Pont Adam housing estate was built. Source: NWNMedia.
Ysgol Ruabon 1973. Source: NWN Media; Local Bygones.
This postcard shows Stream and Railway Bridge, Ruabon viewed from downstream around 1924. Source: Postcard from our collection.
Small selection of pics from around Gardden Woods, Tatham Road and on the way to Railway Station, all pics taken 2010. Source: Graham Lloyd.
A small selection of pictures taken 18th March 2010 around Penygardden Hall, Farm and Hill Fort. Source: Graham Lloyd.
Dr Beeching considered the long line from Ruabon to Barmouth along the Dee valley to be surplus to requirements and its complete closure was scheduled for 18th January 1965. In the autumn of its days [more]