Wrexham, Clwyd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Wrexham and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Pre Apprentice Course 1960 61 And Victoria Secondary Modern School For Boys.

I attended what I believe was the first 'Pre-Apprentice' course at what was then known as the ' Tech'., between 1960-61. Our form teacher was affectionly known as 'Educated Evans', a great guy who taught us a great deal. Prior to this course I had been a pupil at ...Read full memory

A memory of Wrexham

My First Home

I remember York Street very well, Saturday night people rolling out of The Ship pub singing for all their worth, I was a child of only 3 years. We left there when I was 4 years old that's why I can be so exact about the year. Sunday morning peering through the window loving every minute of the Salvation Army band. We lived 3 ...Read full memory

A memory of Wrexham by Louise Harper

Convent High School. Grosvenor Road.

The school was in fact three buildings. The convent itself, the house next door and the main school in Gerald? Street. There was also a large prefab type building in the grounds that housed Sister Marie Claires Business Class and the Assembly Room. My memoires are of the smell of polish in the Convent, ...Read full memory

A memory of Wrexham