The northern side of Beast Market Street was still farmland when Norden made his survey in 1620. The town developed this way in the 17th and 18th centuries. The thatched building, with the dormer windows, [more]
On the south side of Charles Street at No.16, Kerrison & Son, gunsmiths’ and naturalists, kept their window shoppers entertained with their displays of taxidermy. At No.18 Alfred and James Fletcher were cobblers. Their shop [more]
Selection of photographs of Charles Street, Wrexham. Many thanks to Mark Griffiths for the use of his images. If you have photographs you’d like to share, get in touch via our contact page.
Serious Stabbing Affray. RUSSIANS AT RHOSTYLLEN A sensational stabbing affray took place at Rhostyllen, near Wrexham on Saturday November 16, 1918, six men were very seriously injured as the result of knife wounds and two [more]
The Elephant & Castle was a public house in Charles Street, Wrexham. In the late 1870’s it had a local reputation for debauchery that included fights and prostitution. On one occasion the local Police Superintendent [more]