Biographies

Thomas LEADBEATER – THE CLOCKMAKER

Thomas Leadbeater was born in Sandbach about 1808. The Leadbeater family and their many relations were clockmakers for generations in Cheshire. In 1838 he married Harriet Griffiths who was from Gresford. They were in Wrexham [more]

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Thomas BELLIS 1831-1896

Thomas Bellis was born in Ruabon about 1831. He was the son of Thomas Bellis who was an Innkeeper, his mother was Mary, and both were from Ruabon. His elder brother Richard was a moulder [more]

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William JONES 1848-1921

William Jones was born about 1848 in Wrexham. In 1870 he married in Wrexham to Sarah Ann Dawe who was born in 1846 in Sheppey, Maidstone, Kent and was the daughter of Richard Dawe and [more]

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John ROBERTS 1861-1904

JOHN ROBERTS was born in Leeswood, he was a coalminer and late in 1881 he married Emma Martha Dew who had been born in Caergwrle and was the daughter of John Dew and Sarah Roberts. [more]

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Frederick Simon Grainger 1882 – 1919

“In loving memory of my dear husband Frederick S. Grainger R.N. of Norman Road, (late of Stourbridge), who died at Larbert Hospital, Scotland, Jan 14th 1919, aged 36 years” Frederick Simon Grainger was born on [more] [more]