JONES, Meredith – Gresford War Memorial

Meredith Jones, was born circa 1883, the son of Williams & Elizabeth Jones,  and he was living with them and his siblings at Hillock Lane, Gresford, Denbighshire on the 1891 census, age 8.    His father [more]

WHITEHALL, James Bertram – Wrexham Cemetery

Full name: James Bertram WHITEHALL Service Number: M/29611 Rank: Company Serjeant Major Regiment: R.A.S.C. (Regular Army). 820th M.T. Coy. Army Service Corps. Parents name: Richard and Eleanor Whitehall, of Bourne House, Smithfield Road, Wrexham Birth: Birthplace: [more]

CLIEVE, James Francis

Full name: James Francis CLIEVE Service Number: Rank: Major Regiment: Royal Welch Fusiliers Parents name: Birth: 10/08/1857 Birthplace: Death: 06/02/1919 Date of burial: 12/02/1919 Buried at: Wrexham Cemetery, Ruabon Road Plot_ref: D-03918 Age: 61 Relationship: Husband [more]

Mathias MARTIN 1814-1879

Mathias Martin was born in Ramsbury, Wiltshire and christened on 25 September 1814. He was the son of James Martin, a labourer and Elizabeth Collis, who were married in 1810 at Ramsbury. He enlisted into [more]

David Rowatt

ROWATT, David – Gresford War Memorial

Second Lieutenant ROWATT, DAVID Died 01/07/1916 Aged 26 “A” Bty. 10th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Crawford Rowatt, of The Coppice, Abbey Rd., Rhos-on-Sea, husband of Sadie Williams (formerly Rowatt, [more]

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EDDIES, Alfred

EDDIES, ALFRED (Not on the Gresford Roll of Honour.) his cousin John EDDIES, see his notes. Rank: Private Service No:G/86302 Date of Death:25/05/1918 Age:26 Regiment/Service:Middlesex Regiment 13th Bn. Cemetery:PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY Son of Samuel Eddies; [more]


WILLIAM TURNER 1837 – 1879 Architect

As the name Haighton runs through the Turner family then it`s almost certain that this is William`s father. Baptism on 23 Aug 1811 at Brackley, Northamptonshire. Richard Haighton Turner, parents Edward & Mary. Richard made [more]

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DAVIES, D – Gresford War Memorial

We need some help on this one. DAVIES, J.D.   –  this name was on the Bangor Civic Society Website – North Wales (Bangor)  Memorial Arch for Gresford but NOT on the Gresford Memorial, unless it [more]

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MILES, Richard – Gresford War Memorial

Richard Miles was born circa 1886 in Gresford and was baptized at All Saints Church, Gresford on the 22nd November 1886, the son of Thomas & Maria Miles. I believe that Thomas Miles and Maria [more]

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PARKER, Joseph Edward – Gresford War Memorial

I believe that Joseph Edward Parker was born in the December Quarter of 1878 in the Chorlton Registration District of Lancashire. (Lancashire Volume:               8c, Page: 659), the son of Charles Thomas and Margaret Parker (nee [more]

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Drummer E. Downey – Royal Welsh Fusiliers

DOWNEY first_name: EDWARD full_name: DOWNEY, Edward rank: Drummer regiment: 23 Foot Royal Welsh Fusiliers birth: 1843 death: 14/08/1882 burial: 15/08/1882 age: 39 plot_ref: 00261 address: Nelson Street, Wrexham Wrexham Cemetery, Ruabon Road wrexham_memorial: Wrexham Cemetery [more]


Henry Cunliffe 1827 – 1894

HENRY CUNLIFFE 1827 – 1894 Henry was the son  of Robert Henry Cunliffe  4th Baronet and Susan Emily Paton. He was born in India in 1827 and married Mary Augusta Riddell from Scotland on 16 [more]

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Groes Chapel, Penycae
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Groes Chapel, Penycae

Groes Chapel, Penycae.   To search records click here*. *Membership Required. Y GROES CHAPEL 1845 – 1985 Y Groes is about 2 miles from Ruabon. It is part of a populous village. The lower part, [more]

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Coedpoeth Cemetery

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Denbigh Cemetery

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St. Deiniol Church, Worthenbury

The parish church of Worthenbury is St Deiniols.  The church is said to be the best example of a Georgian Church in Wales and has a complete set of boxed pews.  St. Deiniols is part of [more]

Rossett War Memorial
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Rossett – Christ Church (Church Grounds)

The church originated in 1841 following the formation of the Parish of Rossett out of Gresford Parish, but was replaced in 1892 by today’s building. Opinion is divided whether Rossett derives from “Yr Orsedd” meaning [more]

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