90s

Historian Palmer’s Grave is Restored 1998

THE last resting place of Wrexham’s most eminent historian, has been restored thanks to the help of his admirers. Alfred Neobard Palmer, who arrived in Wrexham in 1880, was responsible for writing the definitive early [more]

Coedpoeth

Coedpoeth Carnival 1908

Please find attached a photograph in my 90 year old Mother’s possession which had come to her from her mother Edith May Davies (maiden name) born 1903. We do not believe the photo made up [more]

Wrexham

Beechley House, Wrexham

Beechley was built about 1720, and at that time it didn`t have a specific name but was it called Dursley`s / Darsley`s for many years   after a man who lived in the area for a [more]

Rhosddu

Wrexham Blacksmith’s

WILLIAM GEORGE STERRETT was born in Monmouthshire in 1872, his father was a tin plate worker from Scotland.  Changing his name to Willis , he moved to Gloucestershire where he found work as a whitesmith  [more]

Buses

Wrexham & District – Transport – Buses

The following is an extract from the slideshow talks previously held by the late Glynn Jones. This is the second batch of slides scanned from approx 600 from his collection. We are extremely grateful to [more]

70s

Bandstand will disappear 1973

A piece of Wrexham’s history will soon be removed — but not entirely lost for ever. (This was the plan) The bandstand (below) in Wrexham Parciau, which used to be a , popular rendezvous for [more]

As it was!

Legacy Tower

When Wrexham achieved its charter of Incorporation in 1857, attentions turned to an adequate water supply for the town as residents relied on wells and the river Gwenfro for their water supply, which contained trade [more]