Czuma Brothers Return to Poland

On Thursday the 28th September 1939, following more than two weeks of German air assault and siege, General Walerian Czuma, Garrison Commander of the Polish forces in Warsaw, accepted defeat. Even though German radio had […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]