Biographies

John BARRETT 1842-1901

John Botwood Barrett was born in 1842 in Wrexham, he was the son of Robert Barrett and Mary Davies. Robert was a painter and glazier who was born in Forden, Montgomeryshire, and Mary was from [more]

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John MACKRETH Papermaker

John Mackreth was born 1816 in Kendal, he was the son of John Mackreth and Mary Gardner. His father was a paper mill worker.  On 29 July 1850 John married Catherine Lynch in Hexham, Northumberland, [more]

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Thomas HEYWOOD – Jeweller of Wrexham

Thomas Heywood was baptised 21 February 1818 at Bangor, Caernarvonshire, he was the son of Thomas Heywood   and Elizabeth. His father was a very successful and well-known watchmaker, silversmith and jeweller who had his business [more]

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Howel DAVIES of Wrexham

Howel Davies was born on 13 June 1846 in Wrexham, he was the son of Hugh Davies and Mary Jones.  In 1851 the family was in Queen Street, his father was a builder and timber [more]