40s

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]

1800s

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]

Wrexham

Hightown Railway Halt

Hightown Railway Halt. Hightown Halt on the Wrexham to Ellesmere line, after passing the Caia Road Railway Sidings, the next stop was the Hightown Halt which was located just off the Whitegate Road in Hightown. [more]