60s

British Celanese 1967

Pictures kindly supplied by Grenville Foulkes who worked at the Wrexham plant as a workshop fitter and machine operator. Gren started working at the Wrexham plant in 1957. Source: all images kindly supplied by Grenville [more]

Places

REGENT TAVERN, Regent Street, Wrexham

1 Regent Street,Wrexham. Records show the Regent Tavern existed from 1840 to the 1960s. Landlord  between 1950 and 1960 was Griff Robinson. It was demolished in the late 1960s and a branch of the Abbey [more]

1900s

Mount Street, Wrexham 1900

Mount Street, Wrexham c1900 showing the Union Vaults on right, Nags Head and brewery on the left. With St. Giles Parish Church dominating the skyline. Source: Tom Farrell collection.

1700s

Rossett Mill c1770

This painting, believed to be by a female artist was painted c1770 and is rarely seen. Source: Kindly supplied by Geoff Wilding.

Rhos

Thomas had survived WWI

by Dave Edwards. Thomas Edward Jones, who fought in World War One, was a good friend of Gareth Pritchard’s Uncle Samuel.  On 18th April 1916, Thomas wrote a letter to Sam, in which he said, [more]