70s

Hope Street, Wrexham 1971

This drawing is by an artist in training at Wrexham Art College in 1971, this was kindly supplied by Margaret Hayes of Wrexham, who in 1971 paid £20 for two original prints from the then [more]

Interior Walter Roberts store
20s

Interior of Walter Roberts store 1924

The interior of Walter Roberts store on Hope Street, Wrexham. Taken in 1924 leaning against the counter on the right is Tommy Dougall, brother of Kathy Dougall. Source: Pic supplied by Geoff Wilding.

Hope Street, Wrexham 1933
30s

Hope Street, Wrexham 1933

Hope Street, Wrexham 1933. Showing part of the old Town Hall, demolished in 1939, at the same time as the Hand Inn. In the right foreground is a lorry belonging to G.F. and A. Brown, [more]

Gorsedd Procession 1912
1910s

The Gorsedd Procession 1912

The Gorsedd Procession 1912. Pictured in Hope Street, the Gorsedd Procession makes it’s way to the Eisteddfod site. The shops of H.T. Jones and J. Hughes were later occupied by Woolworths, Martins and then John [more]

Hope Street, Wrexham 1927
20s

Hope Street, Wrexham 1927

Hope Street, Wrexham 1927. Looking towards the former Talbot buildings, Hope Street continues to the left and Queen Street, goes off to the right. Many may recall the stores of Oliver’s, Francis the Chemist, Hunter’s [more]

Stryd Gobaith
1800s

Hope Street, Wrexham c1890

At trot through town to spend all the money. Hope Street, Wrexham. Visible to the right is the Talbot Inn and the retailers G. Day, Thomas Outfitters. Source: Material supplied by Emlyn Davies