Using public records Dave Edwards has pieced together this very brief biography of Alfred Sproston, a popular hairdresser of Hall Street, Rhos. The story includes details that go back to the birth of Alfred’s father [more]
There are probably very few families in the country who have attained the military record of Mr and Mrs George Roberts of Ponkey (Ponciau), all of whose sons volunteered to serve their country. Three of [more]
Source: (late) Emlyn Davies of Penycae.
ROSEMARIE Frankland, the Welsh beauty pageant contestant, won the 1961 Miss United Kingdom and Miss World titles before becoming an actress. Born in Rhosllannerchrugog in February 1943, she moved to Lancashire as a child. She [more]
Presented by Pam Rhodes with the Rhos Male Voice Choir & the Rhos Orpheus Choir. Conducted by John Glyn Williams. Organist Haydn Bowen. Source: First published by BBC 1992. Shared with kind permission of the [more]
From Left – Stewart Williams, David Thornley and Mark Edwards. Berwyn Dodd looks on. Source: First published 2017 by Local Bygone (c)NWNMedia.
D. Roberts & Sons (Rhos) Ltd. Market Street, Rhos. Adverts from the Rhos Herald 7th May 1960. Source: Rhos Herald 7th May 1960.
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]