Central Arcade Wrexham 1890 – 1900
The idea of an arcade from Hope Street to the Butchers Market was first planned about 1890, and to enable this to be carried out one existing shop had to be demolished, it was 58 [more]
William SPENCER – Buck Inn, Wrexham
William Spencer had been born in Liverpool. He was the son of Spencer a joiner. In 1855 he married Sarah Ann Jones also from Liverpool, she was the daughter of John Jones a carpenter. At [more]
D. D. Pierce, Watchmaker
Mr. D. D. Pierce, Watchmaker, Jeweller, Optician and Medalist, Hope Street. Mr. D. D. Pierce has been established in Wrexham in 1874. At present he occupies what may be fairly described as a leading position [more]
Hope Street, Wrexham
Source: Wrexham – The Official Guide c1930
Wrexham Memories 1998-99
Selection of photographs from around town dating from 1998 – 1999. We found the negatives at the bottom of a box from Victoria School, Wrexham. Source: Victoria School Wrexham; Scanned by Graham Lloyd.
Vagrancy at the Rainbow Vaults, Hope Street, Wrexham
On Monday 26th April 1875, Elizabeth Lewis, described in the court as a prostitute, found herself before the Wrexham Court charged with the offence of Vagrancy by Police Constable Rawlins. Elizabeth Lewis had been found [more]
Hope Street, Wrexham 1966
Close up views of Hope Street, at the junction with High Street in 1966. Source: NWNMedia.
Hope Street, Wrexham 1908
Postcard dated 1908 of Hope Street, Wrexham. Source: 1908 postcard
Bakery Strike 1978
The Bakery Strike of November 1978 caused queues for bread at Littlewoods store on Hope Street, Wrexham. Were you in the queue? Source: NWNMedia; Local Bygones.