Salem Chapel, Pen-y-Cae Edward Jones, abt.1856-1896 “In loving memory of Edward Jones, Penycae, who met his death through an accident at Wynnstay Colliery Aug 1 1896, aged 40 years” Edward Jones was born in the [more]
Benjamin Jarvis was a old blind collier who lived in Rhosllanerchrugog. Despite his old age and his blindness he was obviously still a cad! On the 26th August 1854, Benjamin Jarvis married Sarah Evans from [more]
Bridge Street, Ruabon 1870
All Saints Church is located in the southern part of Ruabon parish and is the church of All Saints, generously provided for public worship by James Ormrod in 1889. The dark red sandstone for the [more]
Ruabon School Sports Day 1910.
It will be recollected that, a few weeks since, when the ratepayers of Ruabon were discussing the proposition before the Wrexham Board of Guardians to simplify the collection of poor rates by the substitution of [more]
Ruabon Railway Station. Ruabon station was originally larger than at present, with an extensive marshalling yard with a turntable and goods depot accompanying it, and was the terminus of the Ruabon to Barmouth line which [more]
NANT Y BELAN TOWER WYNNSTAY PARK RUABON. Most will know the Williams Wynn family were once one of the largest land owners of North Wales and Shropshire, the main Estate that is situated in Ruabon [more]