Rare documentary footage of the Polish Hospital at Penley. A unique community which ran like a transposed village from Poland before the war . . . one of many movies of this remarkable place filmed [more]
Grove Park Theatre 21st birthday celebration dinner at the Wynnstay Arms Hotel Wrexham. The full programme includes 21 years of history by J. Emrys Williams. Source: Kindly donated by Margaret Hayes of Wrexham.
Building Work in progress to convert the Sunday school of the former Hill Street Chapel, which was demolished. The only surviving bit of the chapel is a small length of wall visible in the foyer [more]
We have been sent the following photographs from Ed, for inclusion on the website. Photo of 8 High Street Wrexham Message Body: Thank you for having this site and posting enough information for my searches [more]
Source: Leader – Fifty Years on. First published 1970.
Victoria School was opened on Tuesday, 1 January 1901 by Alderman Thomas Jones, Mayor of Wrexham, with Charles Dodd as first headmaster. It was regarded as an occasion ‘unique in the history of this good [more]
The following was submitted by Steven Thornton-Jones. Loughborough, Leicestershire. I am interested to read your history of Crane & Sons, Regent Street, Wrexham. You mention that R Thornton Jones was the manager of the shop [more]