Breweries

Soames Family and Brewery

Arthur Soames, born 1816, stoke Newington, London, England, who married Anna Amelia Gilstrap, born 1823, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England. Their marriage took place on May 27th, 1852 in Newark. They lived in Waltham Old Hall near [more]

As it was!

D. D. Pierce, Watchmaker

Mr. D. D. Pierce, Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician and Medalist, Hope Street. Mr. D. D. Pierce has been established in Wrexham in 1874. At present he occupies what may be fairly described as a leading position [more]

70s

Bakery Strike 1978

The Bakery Strike of November 1978 caused queues for bread at Littlewoods store on Hope Street, Wrexham. Were you in the queue? Source: NWNMedia; Local Bygones.