As it was!

The Ney, Wrexham

Opposite the Wynnstay Arms is a new (ish) apartment development named Ney Court, it replaced the buildings that were taken down when one side of Yorke Street was demolished back in the 70s. The apartments [more]


Overton Arcade in the 19th Century

William Overton was born in Wrexham in 1813, he was the son of William Overton and Elizabeth Parry (widow of John Parry, maltster). His father was a grocer in Charles Street and also a church [more]

High Street

Lion House, High Street, Wrexham

When ROBERT SHUKER COMBERBACH was listed in Pigots` Directory 1844 , the Lion House  was  being used as a hotel, it must have been a respectable place as many celebratory events were held there. Robert [more]


Edward ROWLAND 1818-1889

Edward Rowland was born about 1818 he was the son of Edward Rowland , a druggist and Mary, in 1829 his father died  and Mary took over the running of the business. In 1841 Mary [more]


William SNAPE 1825–1890

WILLIAM SNAPE 1825 – 1890 ANNIE ELIZA SNAPE 1845- 1910 William was born in Cumberland; he was the son of John Snape. By 1861 he had moved to Wrexham and was a master bookseller, on [more] [more]


L. Rowland, 8 High Street, Wrexham 1996

We have been sent the following photographs from Ed, for inclusion on the website. Photo of 8 High Street Wrexham Message Body: Thank you for having this site and posting enough information for my searches [more]