1800s

Refusing to Work at the Wrexham Workhouse

On Thursday 9th October 1879, John Smith and Thomas Bougham appeared before the Wrexham Court.  They were both charged by Mr Ralph, the Master of the Wrexham Workhouse, with obtaining admission to the workhouse under [more]

Rhosddu

Sheep Stealing at Rhosddu, Wrexham 1873

At seven o’clock, on Friday 2nd May 1873, William Bell, a shepherd, employed by David Jones, a butcher trading from Wrexham High Street, went to check on the flock of sheep kept in a field [more]

People

Frederick Simon Grainger 1882 – 1919

“In loving memory of my dear husband Frederick S. Grainger R.N. of Norman Road, (late of Stourbridge), who died at Larbert Hospital, Scotland, Jan 14th 1919, aged 36 years” Frederick Simon Grainger was born on [more] [more]

In Memorium

Jane Cunnah 1838-1911

“Er cof serchog am Jane anwyl briod Samuel Cunnah, Broughton Farm yr hon a hunodd yn yr iesu ionawr 6fed 1911, yn 73 mlwydd oed”.  Jane Cunnah’s gravestone is notable due to its decorative design.  [more] [more]

Articles

Albert James Warne 1869-1895

Coedpoeth Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Coedpoeth “In loving memory of James Warne born November 10th 1837, died May 9 1895.  Also his beloved son Albert J. Warne born February 11th 1869, killed April 17th 1895 in [more] [more]

Articles

William Roberts 1865-1903

St John’s Church, Brymbo “In loving memory of William the beloved husband of Ann Roberts of Tanyvron, Brymbo, who was accidentally killed at Plaspower Colliery, March 18 1903, aged 38 years.” William Roberts was born [more] [more]