Elizabeth & Benjamin Wilding late 1800s

Elizabeth & Benjamin Wilding, taken at the back door of their two up / two down on Kings Mills Road, Hightown near to the Hightown Barracks. Exact year not known. Source: Kindly supplied by Geoff [more]


American GI’s at Hightown 1943

Beechley House, Kings Mills Road, Hightown. 10 of the 12 American GI’s (General Issue) Soldiers, billeted for a short while at Beechley House during the 2nd World War. Two of the soldiers were on duty [more]


RWF and Hightown Barracks

RWF and Hightown Barracks. WREXHAM, during the 1914-18 war felt the full impact of the hardships and heartbreaks of war. Hightown Barracks, as the depot of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers saw the hasty mobilisation of [more]

Pubs, clubs & hotels

TRAVELLERS REST Hightown, Wrexham.

TRAVELLERS REST Kings Mills Road, Hightown, Wrexham. The original Travellers Rest was a half-timbered building with a thatched roof. It was also known as The Hightown. In 1921 the original building was demolished and the [more]


Hightown Railway Halt

Hightown Railway Halt. Hightown Halt railway station was a station in Caia Park, Wrexham. The station was opened on 9 July 1913 and closed on 10 September 1962. Hightown Halt on the Wrexham to Ellesmere [more]