1910s

Victoria School Memorial

Wrexham Victoria Council Schools. The above tablet in marble and brass in remembrance to those Old Boys of the above school who fell in the great war. It is a fitting mark to Mr. Chas. [more]

Wartime

Annie and Lily FRASER

Annie and Lily Fraser, two sisters, who originally grew up on Holt Street, both joined the Scottish Women’s Hospital during the First World War. They served alongside a nurse called Florence Caton, whose grandparents had [more]

Biographies

Frederick ROTCHELL – HMS Opal WWI

James Henry Rotchell was born about 1872 in Bloxwich, Staffordshire.  He was the son of Thomas Rotchell and Roseanna Dewy.  In 1895 he married Sarah Jane Felton in Newport, Shropshire. The couple moved to Wrexham [more]

Biographies

Edwin LAMB 1850 – 1930

Ellen Morgan was born in Stokesay, Shropshire about 1846, she was the daughter of William Morgan a labourer and Hannah, and in 1851 she seems to have been the only child but did have a [more]

In Memorium

ROTCHELL, Frederick James – Wrexham Cemetery

Full name: Frederick James ROTCHELL Service Number:  J/63769 Rank: Ordinary Seaman Regiment: Royal Navy “HMS Opal” (further info below) Parents name: James Henry and Sarah Jane Rotchell Birth: 08/02/1898 Birthplace: Vicarage Stables,Wrexham Death: 12/01/1918 Drowned in [more] [more]

In Memorium

EDDIES, Alfred

EDDIES, ALFRED (Not on the Gresford Roll of Honour.) his cousin John EDDIES, see his notes. Rank: Private Service No:G/86302 Date of Death:25/05/1918 Age:26 Regiment/Service:Middlesex Regiment 13th Bn. Cemetery:PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY Son of Samuel Eddies; [more] [more]

In Memorium

FISHBOURNE, Charles Eustace

Charles Eustace Fishbourne was born in the March Quarter of 1885 in the Registration District of Montgomeryshire, (Volume: 11b, Page:       183).   He was the 2nd son of the Reverend Edward Alexander & Harriet Fishbourne (nee [more] [more]