Burning Fatality at Rhos 1900

An inquest was held at the Wheelwright Arms, Penycae, on Saturday, before Mr. Wynn Evans, coroner, and a jury, of which Mr Maurice Kyffyn was foreman, on the body of an old woman named Elizabeth [more]


Clean Air Act of 1956

WREXHAM MAELOR BOROUGH COUNCIL CLEAN AIR ACT, 1956 The Borough of Wrexham Maelor (Area No. 4) Smoke Control Order 1976 Notice is hereby given that the Wrexham Maelor Borough Council in exercise of the powers [more]

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NEW BOOK – Secret Wrexham

The town of Wrexham and its immediate vicinity has a rich heritage of industry, including coal, iron and steel, brewing, tanning, brick and tile making and lead mining. In Secret WrexhamJohn Idris Jones takes the [more]


The Wynnstay Turret

In the grounds of the Wynnstay estate lies a turret, it is uncertain where this may have come from but has been saved. We thought it may have come from the original hall that burnt [more]

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A LITTLE PIECE OF HISTORY! Exciting recent addition to our vintage silver stock, a lovely silver notebook and card case once owned by Captain Henry William Dyke, who was the Assistant Commander on the White [more]

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The Women’s Land Army In Pictures

Following a request to show the women’s role during World War I, here is a selection of pictures. In Britain during the First World War, there was a shortage of farm labour as men were [more]


The S.S. Wrexham and it’s Captain

The S.S. Wrexham and it’s Captain. The Russian passengers/cargo ship “Nord II” (1366 GRT; L 73,1m; l 10,7m; launched 1903) was bought in 1905 by Great Central Railway in Grimsby and renamed the S.S. Wrexham. [more]

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Do you know what Porter (beer) is?

Porter (beer) Porter is a dark style of beer developed in London from well-hopped beers made from brown malt.  The name was first recorded in the 18th century, and is thought to come from its [more]