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

Wrexham Dairies. 1960 1970

Dear Sir, my uncle, Billy (William) Ellis) used to own Wrexham Dairies. I used to come to stay with him and his wife (Auntie Flo) when they lived at 8 Pant Olwen in Gresford. Many a time I have been out with my favourite lorry driver collecting and delivering the milk churns to and from farms in the area, I also ...Read full memory

A memory of Wrexham by Richard Smith

What Wrexham Used To Be..............

Having just re-read Professor A.H Dodd's "A history of Wrexham" He was amazed at how much history, buildings etc had been swept away in the name of progress from 1850 to 1950. He published his book and died in 1975, lamenting some of the beautiful buildings that had been demolished. After a visit to my old town ...Read full memory

A memory of Wrexham