Whilst a member of NWMAT Graham asked the question, “so what’s been going at Bersham Colliery?” and went along to film the answers on the 12th Nov 2013. Filmed at Bersham Colliery 12th November 2013 [more]
Following restoration, the Llay Memorial Wheel arrives at the Miners Welfare on the 16th October 2012. Source: Filmed by Alan Jones of NWMAT compiled and edited by Graham Lloyd, Wrexham History.
Former singer Eric Whitley accompanied jazz singer Adelaide Hall in duets when she visited him at ‘The Music Place‘ Brook Street, Wrexham in June 1984, Eric was the manager of The Music Place at the [more]
Salem Chapel, Pen-y-Cae Edward Jones, abt.1856-1896 “In loving memory of Edward Jones, Penycae, who met his death through an accident at Wynnstay Colliery Aug 1 1896, aged 40 years” Edward Jones was born in the [more]
Christmas Day in Wrexham Town Centre 2013. A walk around town centre on Christmas day. Source: All photographs by John Davies; Wrexham History.
The Penycae Pram Race. One of the many local events that took place during the 1980s in Penycae, Wrexham. Filmed by Keith Davies of Penycae. Source: Keith Davies.
John Pijski was born in Stanisław Górny, not far from Wadowice. He fought with gen. Anders’ Polish 2nd Corps (2nd. Warsaw Armoured Division) alongside the British 8th Army in Italy. Later he served in Germany [more]
On the border of England and North Wales in an area known as Maelor, three large American Army Hospitals were built in preparation for D-day casualties. Penley Hall no. 129 General Hospital with 1,000 beds, [more]