A Grade I Listed Building in Cefn, Wrexham. The lodge was built 1827-8 by C.R.Cockerell, for Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, the fifth Baronet of Wynnstay. Sir Watkin commissioned a programme of work on the house itself [more]
Cefn and Rhosymedre News 3rd May 1879 THUNDERSTORM. A severe thunderstorm passed over here last Sunday afternoon, about four o’clock. ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. On Sunday, the anniversary sermons of the Primitive Methodists at Rhosymedre, were preached [more]
On Sunday 11th March 1854, two men, James Sheridan and William Bruce were begging on the streets of Cefn. They may have gained the sympathy of passersby, as they had the appearance of soldiers that [more]
Cefn Railway Station 1960. Cefn station was located near the north end of the Cefn viaduct and was provided with a signal box which controlled access to two private sidings. Like many other smaller stations [more]
Cefn Welsh School Party 1962 Source: Wrexham Leader; NWN Media.
George Hammond Whalley 1813-1878. A colourful character who lived at Plas Madoc in the 19th century was George Hammond Whalley who claimed descent from Edward Whalley, first cousin to Oliver Cromwell and John Hampden. Just [more]
Clock and Watchmakers of the Wrexham Area. Over the centuries methods of timekeeping have responded to changes in technology, fashion and popularity. Timekeeping has become more accurate; clocks and watches have become more readily available, [more]
Cefn Co-operative 1966. The gentleman is Mr Don Evans, the store manager, next to him is Meryl Claffey from Rhos, the other young lady is Christine Evans. Source: NWN Media; Local Bygones.
The result of the Inquiry into the circumstances of the accident which occurred at about 4.05 a.m. on 25th January 1928 on the Cefn Viaduct, between Chirk and Ruabon, on the Shrewsbury – Chester line [more]