1910s

The Rhostyllen Stabbing Affray 1918

Serious Stabbing Affray. RUSSIANS AT RHOSTYLLEN A sensational stabbing affray took place at Rhostyllen, near Wrexham on Saturday November 16, 1918, six men were very seriously injured as the result of knife wounds and two [more]

1800s

Murder at Chirk (1855)

In 1854, Margaret Davies, an unmarried 22 year old, was an inmate at the Corwen workhouse. On the 15th December 1854, whilst she was still a resident at the workhouse, Margaret Davies gave birth to [more]

1800s

A Court’s Wish is Fulfilled (1879)

On the 20th October 1879, George Boland, a young lad, who according to accounts appeared to be 12 years old appeared before the Wrexham Court. He had been held on remand, charged with stealing a [more]

1800s

Murder at Bridge Street, Wrexham 1865

At 10.30pm, on the 10th January 1865, William Kendrick, aged 21 and George Price, a baker living in Wrexham were standing and talking in Bridge Street, Wrexham.  These two males were approached by Joseph Hughes, [more]

Wrexham Parish Church
1800s

Burglary at Wrexham Parish Church 1865

On the 31st July 1865, Hugh Pater, broke into St. Giles, the Wrexham Parish Church. Pater having entered the church, took three keys, broke into a money box and stole the money that it contained, [more]