St. Mary Magdelane Church, Tallarn Green was first opened on 22nd October 1873, at a total building cost of £800 and dedicated to Mary Magdalene. The building of the clock tower was to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Jubilee at a cost of £137. The famous poet R. S. Thomas was curate here in the 1940s. The churchyard contains the war grave of a Manchester Regiment soldier of World War I.
During the Great War it was the policy of the British Government not to repatriate servicemen who died on active service overseas, instead they were buried near to where they died. The only exceptions to [more]
Tallarn Green War Memorial commemorates those local men who were killed in World War I and World War II. Sources: Tallarn Green War Memorial; photographs by Graham Lloyd. Back to Wrexham War Memorials Total Page [more][more]