Hope Street

William SPENCER – Buck Inn, Wrexham

William Spencer had been born in Liverpool.  He was the son of Spencer a joiner. In 1855 he married Sarah Ann Jones also from Liverpool, she was the daughter of John Jones a carpenter. At [more]

High Street

Lion House, High Street, Wrexham

When ROBERT SHUKER COMBERBACH was listed in Pigots` Directory 1844 , the Lion House  was  being used as a hotel, it must have been a respectable place as many celebratory events were held there. Robert [more]

70s

Wasps Club engulfed in flames 1977

as reported in the Evening Leader 21/03/1977. Three women were rescued from a blaze at a Wrexham night dub after a dramatic telephone call to the club manager. The Wasps Club in Chester Street was [more]

Penley

Dymock Arms, Penley

Said originally to have been 2 cottages. Alternatively it might have been a single lobby-entry house, and it is shown on the 1837 Tithe map as a single dwelling. It subsequently became a public house [more]

Places

REGENT TAVERN, Regent Street, Wrexham

1 Regent Street,Wrexham. Records show the Regent Tavern existed from 1840 to the 1960s. Landlord  between 1950 and 1960 was Griff Robinson. It was demolished in the late 1960s and a branch of the Abbey [more]

Hope Street

Black Lion Vaults, Hope Street, Wrexham

27 Hope Street, Wrexham. The first reference to the Black Lion was recorded in 1770, it appears in the 1833 survey and again in the1872 survey. On 18th July 1895 David Dobie, an employee of [more]

Chester Street

ROSE & CROWN 17, Chester Street, Wrexham.

Pictures of the former ROSE & CROWN that once stood at 17, Chester Street, Wrexham.   For Wrexham Pubs, Clubs and Hotels Source: Unknown source (if you are/know the copyright holder please let us know [more]