Gresford, Clwyd

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Gresford, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Gresford

Historic Maps of Gresford and the local area.

I did my basic training at Horsley Hall Gresford in 1952, and then at Hermitage Camp became Depot company documents clerk until 1954. Officer in charge was Major Rule

I remember this view of Gresford Vale in the 1960's. The view was so beautiful in spring and summer, with many mature trees on the other side of the river Alyn and on this side, Gresford Woods carpeted in Wild Garlic, Bluebells and White Anemones. In those days you could still hear the tranquil sound of the river flowing beneath the old stone bridge, located just before the incline up to Singret Hill on ...see more