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3rd December 1982 Noel Edmonds came to open a new Video shop on Tenters Square. He spent most of the day signing autographs. This was at the time he was on "Swap Shop" and one lady from...

Family and childhood

Named after Princess Alexandra, wife of the then Prince of Wales (he was later to become King Edward VII). Miss Dilys Edwards, who lived at 40 Alexandra Road, had a cart and used to deliver...

Local history

Leading from the village of Bersham, about two miles away, was the home of A.N. Palmer - the historian who lived at Inglenook. He died there in 1915. There is a plaque on the wall of the house...

Local history

Built on a field called Cae March Du land formerly owned by a Mayor of Wrexham Sir Evan Morris. He was knighted In 1888 when Queen Victoria visited Wrexham. The street was named after Queen...

Local history

Following the start of the war within a few days hundreds of young evacuees arrived at Wrexham railway station they were taken to various schools in the town. Victoria School received many of the...

Wartime Wrexham

Edwin Caldecott founded Caldecott & sons in 1872. The youngest son of a farming family living in Shocklach, he started an apprenticeship at the age of 16 with a blacksmith based at Eyton. He...

Local history, Wrexham Cemetery

The Post Office which was originally called CAE SIAC STORES was started by my grandfather, Mr. Frederick Davies, who was appointed as Sub- Postmaster on 2nd December 1901. A sub- Postmaster is...

Family and childhood, Local history, Work and industry

The Post Office which was originally called CAE SIAC STORES was started by my grandfather, Mr. Frederick Davies, who was appointed as Sub- Postmaster on 2nd December 1901. A sub- Postmaster is...

Family and childhood, Local history, Work and industry

Alwena Evans first became associated with the Church in Poyser Street then known as St. Michael's and All Angels In the late 1970's during the time that the Rev. Philip Owens was Vicar...

Local history