John BARRETT 1842-1901


John Botwood Barrett was born in 1842 in Wrexham, he was the son of Robert Barrett and Mary Davies. Robert was a painter and glazier who was born in Forden, Montgomeryshire, and Mary was from [more]



This shattered grave stone tells a sad story, a mother who lost her child and a husband who lost his wife to mental illness for 18 years before she died.  Benjamin Powell was born in [more] [more]



George Haden was born in 1819 in Stepney, London. He was the son of William Haden “a gentleman”. On 10 September 1839 George married Sabina Cousins at the Hatherlow Chapel in Bredbury, Stockport. Sabina was [more] [more]

Croes Howell War Memorial

War Memorials

Located on the junction of Higher Lane and Croes Howell Hill nr Llay. The memorial commemorates the residents of Croes Howell who were killed or missing in the Great War (First World War). The cross [more]

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