People

John ROBERTS 1861-1904

JOHN ROBERTS was born in Leeswood, he was a coalminer and late in 1881 he married Emma Martha Dew who had been born in Caergwrle and was the daughter of John Dew and Sarah Roberts. [more]

Biographies

James JONES – Printer of Wrexham

JAMES JONES was born in Wrexham about 1849 and was the son of Gomer Jones and Mary Jones who were both from Minera. Gomer was a book binder. The family moved from Holt Street to [more]

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William John CHESTERTON

WILLLIAM JOHN CHESTERTON was born in Hereford about 1839; he was the son of Edward Chesterton a Glover, and Harriet Farrington. A brother named George was born in 1841 and another son Edward in late [more]

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Edward HUGHES 1879-1905

Edward Hughes was born about 1879 in Wrexham; he was the son of Noah Hughes a tailor and Maria Jones. Noah had been born about 1841, his father Edward was also a tailor in Denbigh. [more]

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Charles MOORE 1852-1920

Charles Moore was born in Aldergate, Middlesex about 1852. At the age of 19 he was at the Cavalry Barracks in Maidstone, he travelled to Ireland with the Army and in 1877 he married Ellen [more]

1910s

Victoria School Memorial

Wrexham Victoria Council Schools. The above tablet in marble and brass in remembrance to those Old Boys of the above school who fell in the great war. It is a fitting mark to Mr. Chas. [more]

Hope Street

Central Arcade Wrexham 1890 – 1900

The idea of an arcade from Hope Street to the Butchers Market was first planned about 1890, and to enable this to be carried out one existing shop had to be demolished, it was 58 [more]

1800s

Overton Arcade in the 19th Century

William Overton was born in Wrexham in 1813, he was the son of William Overton and Elizabeth Parry (widow of John Parry, maltster). His father was a grocer in Charles Street and also a church [more]

Hope Street

William SPENCER – Buck Inn, Wrexham

William Spencer had been born in Liverpool.  He was the son of Spencer a joiner. In 1855 he married Sarah Ann Jones also from Liverpool, she was the daughter of John Jones a carpenter. At [more]