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]
Whilst a member of NWMAT Graham asked the question, “so what’s been going at Bersham Colliery?” and went along to film the answers on the 12th Nov 2013. Filmed at Bersham Colliery 12th November 2013 [more]
Following restoration, the Llay Memorial Wheel arrives at the Miners Welfare on the 16th October 2012. Source: Filmed by Alan Jones of NWMAT compiled and edited by Graham Lloyd, Wrexham History.
Salem Chapel, Pen-y-Cae Edward Jones, abt.1856-1896 “In loving memory of Edward Jones, Penycae, who met his death through an accident at Wynnstay Colliery Aug 1 1896, aged 40 years” Edward Jones was born in the [more]
An interview at Calon FM in April 2014 with Alan & Margaret Jones of NWMAT Source: Interview recorded at Calon FM Studio; this compilation compiled by Wrexham History; Graham Lloyd.
Llay Main Colliery Accident 5th December 1924 The Llay Main Colliery was one of the largest and the most modern colliery in the North Wales coalfield. Sinking had begun in December 1914 and completed in [more]
The colliery was the property of Thomas Clayton with Mr. Frederick Hutchinson as the certificated manager of the Pendwill Pit of the Brynmally Colliery. The Pits were known as the Nos. 1 and 3 and [more]