Agnes Emma Barker
Brymbo

Agnes Emma Barker 1864–1874

St Mary’s, Brymbo Agnes Emma Barker, 1864–1874 “In loving memory of Agnes Emma Barker who was killed in the Shipton railway accident Dec 24 1874 aged 11 years” The inscription on this gravestone marks the [more]

St Marys Church, Brymbo
Brymbo

St. Marys Church, Brymbo

St. Marys Church, Brymbo. In 1869 plans were set in motion for the building of a new church to replace St Johns’ Welsh church built in 1837 and consecrated on July 31st, 1838 but it [more]

Brymbo Ironworks 1860
1800s

Brymbo Ironworks 1860

Brymbo Ironworks 1860 Not a great quality picture, but shows a glimpse of what it looked like in the 1860s Source: Industrial Revolution p.23. 1984  

Climbing to Brymbo 1965
60s

Climbing to Brymbo 1965

Climbing to Brymbo 1965 LMS Stanier ‘8F’ 2-8-0 48122 blackens the sky as it tackles the final leg of the journey to Brymbo Middle Signal Box in 1965. Source: Pic (c) A.O. Wynn.

ROC Brymbo
Brymbo

ROC Monitoring Post Brymbo

ROC Monitoring Post Brymbo Since its inception in 1925 as in integral part of the UK air defence system, the primary role of the Royal Observer Corps (ROC) was the recognition and identification of hostile [more]

Brymbo

Brymbo Steelworks

Brymbo Steel works and the new rolling mill with the village of Tanyfron in the foreground circa 1979 Pictures (c)NWN Media

As it was!

Brymbo Hall

Brymbo Hall, The house, reputed to have been partly built to the designs of Inigo Jones, was noted as the residence of 18th-century industrialist and ironmaster John “Iron-Mad” Wilkinson. Early history The estate was located [more]