Biographies

Edwin JONES – Printer

Charlotte Davies was born about 1830 in Wrexham, she was the daughter of Charles Davies a shoemaker. By 1851 her mother had died and Charlotte was the eldest child of 5 still at home with […]

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John and Jane GRANT of Bank Street, Wrexham

John Grant was born in Scotland about 1821, his parents were Alexander Grant and Mary Fraser.  By 1845 he had left Scotland and on 28 November 1845 he married Jane Humphreys in St John`s Church, […]

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Edward ROWLAND 1818-1889

Edward Rowland was born about 1818 he was the son of Edward Rowland , a druggist and Mary, in 1829 his father died  and Mary took over the running of the business. In 1841 Mary […]

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David Charles Price 1855-1924

David Charles Price was born early in 1855 in Wrexham, his parents were Hugh Price and Amelia Jarratt / Garratt who both were from Wrexham. They had married in Manchester in 1847. They lived in […]

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Frederick ROTCHELL – HMS Opal WWI

James Henry Rotchell was born about 1872 in Bloxwich, Staffordshire.  He was the son of Thomas Rotchell and Roseanna Dewy.  In 1895 he married Sarah Jane Felton in Newport, Shropshire. The couple moved to Wrexham […]

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Margretta Elizabeth SHAW

Margretta Elizabeth was the daughter of Jane Jones and Thomas Shaw who had married at St Giles on 1 January 1845.  Thomas Shaw was a grocer and living in Chester, his father was also Thomas […]

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Catherine TURNER – Travellers, Hightown

Robert Turner was born about 1800 in London. By 1851 he was living in Wrexham  Fechan with his wife Mary  nee Andrews  who was from Denbigh. He was a Spanish leather dresser, which meant he […]