Biographies

Isaac JONES – Sawyer at Erddig

Isaac was born in 1885 the son of Pryce George Jones, an agricultural labourer on the Erddig estate. In 1891 aged 6 he was living with his father Pryce at Plas Grono cottages. His mother [more] [more]

70s

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]

1800s

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]

1800s

James and Jane Rogers, Erddig Servants.

James was born June 15th 1831, the son of Thomas Rogers, Erddig Carpenter. James was apprenticed to his father in the Erddig Joiners shop. He married Erddig Housemaid Jane on October 29th 1855 at the [more]

Erddig
Leisure

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]