Barton first_name: Thomas middle_name: Beech full_name: BARTON, Thomas Beech rank: Rifleman number: 107640 regiment: King’s Liverpool Regiment (5th Bn.) parent_name: Thomas Beech Barton & Kate Elizabeth Barton, of Burton Lodge, Gresford. birth: 1900 death: 20/06/1918 [more]
Gresford Colliery, the last piece standing. Gresford Colliery closed on economic grounds in November 1973. In the 1980s the site was redeveloped as an industrial estate. In 1982 a memorial to the victims of the [more]
An interview at Calon FM in April 2014 with Alan & Margaret Jones of NWMAT Source: Interview recorded at Calon FM Studio; this compilation compiled by Wrexham History; Graham Lloyd.
April fool’s Day 1893 would be remembered by the residents of Gresford for the horrific incident that took place at Hollyfield on that day. Nellie Norris Whittle was a 29 year old married woman who [more]
On the 20th December 1855, a wedding took place at All Saints, the Gresford Parish church. The wedding was conducted by the Curate, and was between William Mercer, who described himself as a cattle dealer [more]
Building of the A483 at Gresford 1989 The building of a temporary embankment for the railway whist the new bridge is constructed.
The men and boys who lost their lives at Gresford Colliery. Joseph Anders aged 27 years, beltman of 17, Empress Road, Wrexham. Joseph Thomas Anders aged 31 years, repairman of 39, Bertie Road, Wrexham. George [more]
BRINGING THE LADS UP AT LAST Geoff Wilding interviews Catherine Hughes, playwright and author in March 1982 This year almost half a century after the Gresford Disasters, a monument to the 266 men who died [more]