The story of the Lowe family who came from Yorkshire and through their descendants eventually ended up in Wrexham. William Lowe was born in Sheffield about 1820 and in 1840 he married Mary Piercy at [more]
Top of the Form winners 1968 Grove Park Boys’ School Wrexham had been invited to compete in the 21st Anniversary series of the BBC radio quiz programme “Top of the Form”. That year’s contest was [more]
Can you help identify the possible location of this event? Submitted by Catherine who includes the following information. I am hoping you can help me out regarding a picture I found amongst my grandparents photos. [more]
The following pictures taken in Llangollen July 1945 have been kindly supplied to Wrexham History by Virginia Jenkins in Hyde Park, Vermont, USA
Jennifer Bland’s family has had a long association with Penycae. In 1780 one ancestor owned Groes Hall, Maes y Pentre (Black Horse), Ysgubor Ucha, and later Groes Colliery. Jennifer kindly supplied this photo of Copperas [more]
This year (1992) we return to a more traditional musical with “Half a Sixpence”, a bright and breezy frolic with the major leads taken by younger members of the society. Source: Cefn Mawr Musical Society [more]
On the evening of February 10, 1964, the worst peacetime disaster in Australian maritime history unfolded off the New South Wales south coast. During a naval training exercise HMAS Melbourne, an aircraft carrier, collided with [more]
Silver Jubilee Street Party at Edward Street Wrexham 1977 Filmed by Mr Rees Lewis of 10 Edward Street. Source: Poppy Wales; Claire Lewis.