The Last Squire of Erddig (1973)

In 1973, the last of seven Yorkes handed over the 17th century Erddig Hall near Wrexham to the National Trust. Each Yorke added to a unique collection of treasures.This edition of ‘Look, Stranger’ meets the [more]


Harriet Rogers – Maid at Erddig

Harriet was born on November 22nd 1834, the youngest daughter of Thomas and Sarah Rogers of Bryn Goleu. Thomas was the Erddig Carpenter. She received a good education encouraged by Mrs Yorke. By the age [more]


Erddig Hall Wrexham

Erddig Hall is a Grade I listed building which is a National Trust property on the outskirts of Wrexham, it was built in 1684–1687 for Josiah Edisbury, the High Sheriff of Denbighshire; it was designed [more]

Erddig Hall Chapel
Places of Worship

Erddig Hall Chapel

Most large country house of Erddig’s age had their own chapel. The Erddig Chapel is first mentioned by John Loveday, a visitor to Erddig in 1726. He noted in his diary: ‘The Chapel is not [more]


Wrexham Prints by David Walker

Wrexham Prints by David Walker. David Walker supplied these Pen and Ink drawn many years ago, when he lived in Coedpoeth. David produced them as Prints and they are still available individually or as a [more]


Erddig Castle and Motte, Wrexham.

Erddig Castle is a late 11th century earthwork motte and bailey fortress, which was probably founded by Hugh de Avranches, earl of Chester. A bluff above the confluence of the River Clywedog and the Black [more]