Wrexham, Clwyd
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Bakery Department.

I attended the Bakery Department Denbighshire Tech. from 1960 to 1962. Mr Nash and Mr Hawkins were the tutors. I went to the Tech rather than getting a job in a bakery because my Youth Employment officer said I was too small for bakery work and needed to gain weight and strength! I won the Burton cup and the Renshaw cup ...Read full memory

A memory of Wrexham by Ian Mabbitt

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

Happy Birthday

My grandmother's sister, Eveline Mabel Massey was born at The Hand Inn, Town Hill, Wrexham on 20th May 1901 to Thomas and Emirrah Massey. Thomas was the hotel manager according to her birth certificate. Just realised that's 111 years ago today! My grandmother was born 2 years later at The Woolpack Inn, Llangollen where Thomas was the innkeeper.

A memory of Wrexham by Janice K. Wood