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]

Hope Street

William SPENCER – Buck Inn, Wrexham

William Spencer had been born in Liverpool.  He was the son of Spencer a joiner. In 1855 he married Sarah Ann Jones also from Liverpool, she was the daughter of John Jones a carpenter. At [more]

Biographies

The Viggars Family

JOHN VIGGARS was, baptised in   April 1832 in Manchester, he was the son of Daniel and Rebecca, at the time his father Daniel was a publican.  The Viggars family moved to Chester where Daniel became [more]

Church & Chapels

Ffrwd (Frood) Chapel

THE  FROOD CHAPEL JOSIAH BOYDELL was born in 1764 in Gresford, he  came  from a very prominent family and he  became a land agent and surveyor, one of his tasks was  the “enclosure awards” which [more]