Biographies

James JONES – Printer of Wrexham

JAMES JONES was born in Wrexham about 1849 and was the son of Gomer Jones and Mary Jones who were both from Minera. Gomer was a book binder. The family moved from Holt Street to [more]

War Memorials

Bellevue Park WWI War Memorial

The Leader – October 2017 A memorial built to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War has been unveiled. The memorial garden at Bellevue Park in Wrexham was officially opened [more]

Biographies

James KEAN – Buck Inn, Wrexham

James Kean was born in Ireland about 1812, he made his way to Wrexham and in 1850 married widow Jane Beirne in Wrexham. Jane had been born in Derby, her maiden name was Travis. She [more]

Biographies

Eleanor WHITEHALL 1928

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]

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 [more]