In a former yard, behind the Lion Hotel and accessed from Chester Street, was the town’s cockpit. Cockfighting was probably the most important sport in the early 18th century. All classes gambled their money in [more]
The annual dance for staff at Kirby’s Wrexham in 1961. Source: Local Bygones.
A NEW era is about to be ushered in at Wrexham’s sole remaining cinema, the Hippodrome, with plans to install twin screens. Preliminary work on the £100,000 project starts next week, and the two screens [more]
Silver Jubilee Street Party at Edward Street Wrexham 1977 Filmed by Mr Rees Lewis of 10 Edward Street. Source: Poppy Wales; Claire Lewis.
Home film footage filmed by the late Mr Rees Lewis of 10 Edward Street Wrexham. Wrexham Carnival featuring Bellevue Park Playgroup as children’s book characters and witches on a float. Parade through Wrexham town centre [more]
Front (L-R) Ken Roberts, Winston Williams, Graham Williams, Barry Evans and Melvyn Morris. Back (L-R) Jack Nash (trainer), Jim Clark, Eric Pugh, Ivor Roberts, Alan Roberts, Mike Rogers, Geoff Lloyd and Len Lloyd(committee member). Source: [more]
Front (L-R) Malcolm McKinley, Raymond Booth, Geoff Williams, Malcolm Durkin and Barry Gittins. Back (L-R) John Roberts (trainer), Brian Evans, John Partington, Paul Jones, Terry Maddox, Arthur Jones and Cliff Williams. Source: Wrexham Leader 9th [more]
The Inventory & Valuation of the Wheelwright Arms in Penycae by A. Kent Jones auctioneers of Regent Street, Wrexham. The valuation is dated 28th May 1948. Inventory & Valuation of Furniture Trade Utensils at Wheelwright [more]
Wilson School of Dancing girls pose for a publicity photograph in 1965 at Brook Street, Wrexham. Source: NWNMedia; Local Bygones.