The Manor and Quinton. Located off the main road through Worthenbury (B 5069) shortly before Worthenbury Bridge with views towards Hollybush Lane to the south. It is reached by a short private drive and secluded [more]
The Puleston Family arrived in this country with William the conqueror in 1066, the family first settled in Shropshire then after, moved into the Welsh Maelor region. The Puleston’s were fighting in the War of [more]
One of three Lodges to Emral Hall (demolished 1936); one of the other lodges has been demolished and the third altered. Possible C18 origins but the dominant character is C19. Said to have initially been [more]
The country had enjoyed an economic boom during the years of the Napoleonic war, but slipped into an economic depression after the war finished in 1815. There was frequently a short working week in the [more]
The Magazine for the Rural Deaneries of Ellesmere and Bangor-Iscoyd 1886Hanmer-cum-Tallarn January 1886Hanmer Parochial School (Flint)Boys’ School. – “The boys are in very good order, and are taught with very decided success. In my opinion [more]
OBITUARY OF PHILIP MADDOCKS 1816-1906pp 26-28 Primitive Methodist Minute Book, 1907 Held in the John Rylands University Library, ManchesterThe Rev. Philip Maddocks was born at Sarn Bridge, in the county of Flint, on December 16th, [more]
Source: Original document supplied by Julie Broad of Emral Gardens Touring Caravan Park. Photographed by John Davies.
Penley Hall. Penley Hall 1905 A smallish Georgian mansion set in gardens and shrubberies with walled kitchen garden extending to 2.75 acres, along with a .337 acre pool. The hall itself contained: ground floor – [more]
Emral Hall Sales Brochure 1916 Source: Original document supplied by Julie Broad of Emral Gardens Touring Caravan Park. Photographed by John Davies.