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.
This great photograph of High Street, Wrexham in the early 1890s was supplied by Tom Farrell of Aberystwyth.