News

Wrexham – In Memoriam

After six years of detailed and painstaking research, the Friends of Wrexham Museums are proud to publish: Wrexham – In Memoriam 1914-18. Their 493 page illustrated soft-back book tells the stories of the over 600 [more]

Wartime

Annie and Lily FRASER

Annie and Lily Fraser, two sisters, who originally grew up on Holt Street, both joined the Scottish Women’s Hospital during the First World War. They served alongside a nurse called Florence Caton, whose grandparents had [more]

War Memorials

Bellevue Park WWI War Memorial

The Leader – October 2017 A memorial built to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War has been unveiled. The memorial garden at Bellevue Park in Wrexham was officially opened [more]

Places

Tallarn Green Village Hall

Tallarn Green Village Hall (below), started life as a World War I army hut, refurbished and extended is still in regular use. Groups meeting there include the WI and Sequence Dancing. Source: Muba;

Biographies

Edwin LAMB 1850 – 1930

Ellen Morgan was born in Stokesay, Shropshire about 1846, she was the daughter of William Morgan a labourer and Hannah, and in 1851 she seems to have been the only child but did have a [more]

Rhos

Thomas had survived WWI

by Dave Edwards. Thomas Edward Jones, who fought in World War One, was a good friend of Gareth Pritchard’s Uncle Samuel.  On 18th April 1916, Thomas wrote a letter to Sam, in which he said, [more]

Articles

Polish War Hero Honoured in 2005

Memorial unveiled to ex-Mayor of Krakow. A delegation from Poland met in May of 2005 to unveil a memorial to a Polish war hero who is buried at the Wrexham Cemetery. Jaceck Majchrouski, the then Mayor of [more] [more]