Wrexham, Church Of St Giles, Nave From The Organ 1895

Memories of Wrexham


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)

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)

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.

This is actually the chapel in the Ruabon Road cemetery used until about 1995 for burial services.

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