The story of the Lowe family who came from Yorkshire and through their descendants eventually ended up in Wrexham. William Lowe was born in Sheffield about 1820 and in 1840 he married Mary Piercy at [more]
First of all, here is a very brief account of the Gracie family (I have compiled a complete history dating back to 1841, which will be available to members of the Gracie family): On 10th November 1834, Pawnbroker, Robert Gracie (born In Scotland circa [more]
This is an account of the ancestors of Edwin Munslow, a baker of 9 Mountain Street, Rhosllanerchrugog. The story begins with the 1841 census, on which we meet a 45-year-old basket maker, John Munslow (Snr.) [more]
Using public records Dave Edwards has pieced together this very brief biography of Alfred Sproston, a popular hairdresser of Hall Street, Rhos. The story includes details that go back to the birth of Alfred’s father [more]
Cyril Bullock serves customers at Woolworths Fish Bar, Wrexham 1972. Many children were mesmerised by the huge fish/running water/nets feature on the back wall. Sadly now just a great memory it forms part of the [more]
Wholesale Grocery and Corn Shop, Chester St, Wrexham, Circa 1940’s. Source: NWNMedia;
Shop frontage of E.R. Hughes – The Bon, top of Town Hill in 1966. Source: Leaderlive.
Close up views of Hope Street, at the junction with High Street in 1966. Source: NWNMedia.
Regent Street looking towards Hope Street on a busy summer day in 1995. Source: The Welsh Borderlands, first published 1995.
Wrexham Vegetable market 1970. Source: NWNMedia; Wrexham History.