Grove Park Boys’ Grammar School Staff photo from 1972. This was the last year of the Grammar School. The photograph was published in The Wrexhamian July 1972 – The school magazine. Source: The Wrexhamian; FC.
Gardden Woods is known locally as ‘Rocky Woods’ because of the three old sandstone quarries, which supplied stone to North Wales, Lancashire and Cheshire until 1952. Devil’s Bridge The famous ‘Devil’s Bridge’ over the river [more]
Why not share your pictures. Submit your photographs for inclussion on the Wrexham History website. Colour, B&W or even sketches. Places, buildings, people or even family photographs will be considered. All images will be considered [more]
Eleanor Crompton was born in Stockport about 1871; in 1892 she married Richard Whitehall a brewer and victualler from Coedpoeth. They were living on Smithfield Road for many years and very close to the pub. [more]
Jane Davies was born in Llanwrst about 1808 and by 11 August 1830 she was in Wrexham where she married Frederick Roberts, also from Llanwrst at the parish church. The witnesses were George Roberts and [more]
At some time around the month of April 1899, Constantine M’Glone, a labourer, became a lodger at the home of Anne Williams in Wrexham Road, Brymbo. After he had become a lodger, he started drinking [more]
The Odeon Theatre was built for and operated by the Oscar Deutsch chain of Odeon Theatres. It opened on 13th March 1937 with Paul Robeson in “Song of Freedom”. Designed by architect Harry Weedon who [more]