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Historian Palmer’s Grave is Restored 1998

THE last resting place of Wrexham’s most eminent historian, has been restored thanks to the help of his admirers. Alfred Neobard Palmer, who arrived in Wrexham in 1880, was responsible for writing the definitive early [more]

Polish Army

Stanislaw Jozef BANEK

(5 March 1892 – 24 March 1952) participant of the First World War, from 1919 a second lieutenant of the Polish Army, graduate of the Higher Military School in 1926. Officer of the permanent deputation [more]

Biographies

Thomas LEADBEATER – THE CLOCKMAKER

Thomas Leadbeater was born in Sandbach about 1808. The Leadbeater family and their many relations were clockmakers for generations in Cheshire. In 1838 he married Harriet Griffiths who was from Gresford. They were in Wrexham [more]

People

Thomas BELLIS 1831-1896

Thomas Bellis was born in Ruabon about 1831. He was the son of Thomas Bellis who was an Innkeeper, his mother was Mary, and both were from Ruabon. His elder brother Richard was a moulder [more]

People

William JONES 1848-1921

William Jones was born about 1848 in Wrexham. In 1870 he married in Wrexham to Sarah Ann Dawe who was born in 1846 in Sheppey, Maidstone, Kent and was the daughter of Richard Dawe and [more]

People

John ROBERTS 1861-1904

JOHN ROBERTS was born in Leeswood, he was a coalminer and late in 1881 he married Emma Martha Dew who had been born in Caergwrle and was the daughter of John Dew and Sarah Roberts. [more]