30s

Coal Delivery Truck 1930s

A make shift sign “Buy Hafod Coal” written on the front of the coal truck which serviced the Rhos, Johnstown and Wrexham areas during the 1930s. Source: Original photograph NWNMedia; Local Bygones; Digitally repaired as [more]

Company

Jenkins and Jones of Johnstown

Here follows an account of Isaac Jenkins and John Tysilio Jones, builders and timber merchants of Johnstown.  All my sources are available to the public and can be checked if necessary, using the list of [more]

Industry

Henry Dyke Dennis and the Red Works

Henry Dyke Dennis was born in Bexhill Sussex England in 1864, his Father was Henry Dennis and mother Elizabeth Dennis, as Henry Dyke Dennis grew up into his 30’s he became a Mining & Civil [more]

Johnstown War Memorial
Johnstown

Johnstown War Memorial

Johnstown War Memorial commemorates those who were killed in two World Wars, it stands on the High Street at its junction with Maelor Road. Some of those named on the memorial are also commemorated on [more] [more]

Christ’s Church, Johnstown 1990
Johnstown

Christ’s Church, Johnstown 1990

Christ’s Church (chapel) was built in 1890 in the centre of Johnstown opposite the former Johnstown Shell Garage. A school was built before the chapel in 1881. It was originally Congregational by denomination but the [more]

Johnstown

Bebe Daniels opens Johnstown showhouse in 1958

Bebe Daniels performed the opening ceremony in 1958 for the Tan-y-clawydd housing estate showhouse. The showhouse was one of the new houses built by James Stewart (Building Contractors) Ltd and was situated on the front [more]

Johnstown

Johnstown & Hafod Railway Station

Johnstown & Hafod Railway Station. Johnstown & Hafod was a minor station on the Great Western Railway’s London to Birkenhead main line. Although the station is gone the railway is still open today as part [more]