John Williams, Town Hill, Wrexham 1879

Wine & Spirit merchant

John Williams, Town Hill, Wrexham 1879

John Williams, 7-8, Town Hill, Wrexham 1879

Wholesale and family wine and spirit merchants established 1808.

John Williams, Town Hill, Wrexham 1879


The business was established in 1808 by the father of Thomas Williams of Liverpool, Thomas was the uncle of John. John Williams was born in 1839 in Liverpool. The 1881 Census shows 42 year old John Williams living at 7-8, Town Hill with his wife Margaret (34) along with four children, Percy (10), Isabel (9), Carrie (8) & Randle (6).

Also resident at the 1881 Census was General Assistant Margaret Ann Griffiths (20) of Llangollen and Domestic Assistant Emma Edwards (17) of Wrexham.

John Williams died July 1887. John’s eldest son Percy Ford Williams went on to become a Whiskey Distillers Agent in Leicester.