As it was!

History of Alexandra School, Wrexham

The first ten years 1910 – 1920 by Simon Perry. Sources: Compiled by Simon Perry during the lockdown of 2020; Alexandra School; credit to Mike Plant and his team at the Wrexham library for the [more]

Breweries

Albion Brewery, Wrexham

The earliest commercial brewery in the town is said to have been the Albion Brewery at the bottom of Town Hill and Bridge Street. The building in the photograph is the house, shop and gateway [more]

As it was!

Gracies Shops in Wrexham District

First of all, here is a very brief account of the Gracie family (I have compiled a complete history dating back to 1841, which will be available to members of the Gracie family):    On 10th November 1834, Pawnbroker, Robert Gracie (born In Scotland circa [more]

1800s

An account of Wrexham in 1833

WREXHAM, a market-town and parish and head of a union, chiefly in the hundred of BROMFIELD, county of DENBIGH, but partly in the hundred of MAELOR, county of FLINT, NORTH WALES, 24 miles (S. E. [more]

Biographies

James JONES – Printer of Wrexham

JAMES JONES was born in Wrexham about 1849 and was the son of Gomer Jones and Mary Jones who were both from Minera. Gomer was a book binder. The family moved from Holt Street to [more]

1910s

Victoria School Memorial

Wrexham Victoria Council Schools. The above tablet in marble and brass in remembrance to those Old Boys of the above school who fell in the great war. It is a fitting mark to Mr. Chas. [more]