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]
Diamond Jubilee July 29th 1910-1970 Message from the Vicar of Wrexham the Rev. Canon Llywelyn Hughes, B.A. Dear Friends, I am looking forward to the Diamond Jubilee at St. John’s Church because I feel that [more]
The Magazine for the Rural Deaneries of Ellesmere and Bangor-Iscoyd 1886Hanmer-cum-Tallarn January 1886Hanmer Parochial School (Flint)Boys’ School. – “The boys are in very good order, and are taught with very decided success. In my opinion [more]