Biographies

Edwin JONES – Printer

30th September 2019

Charlotte Davies was born about 1830 in Wrexham, she was the daughter of Charles Davies a shoemaker. By 1851 her mother had died and Charlotte was the eldest child of 5 still at home with […]

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Jane CURRY, the Minister’s Mother 1823 – 1891

30th September 2019

Jane Williams was born in Anglesey about 1823, she was the daughter of Hugh and Grace Williams of Careg-Cwrnach, a smallholding in Amlwch. In 1843 she married John Curry, a copper miner from the same […]

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John and Jane GRANT of Bank Street, Wrexham

30th September 2019

John Grant was born in Scotland about 1821, his parents were Alexander Grant and Mary Fraser.  By 1845 he had left Scotland and on 28 November 1845 he married Jane Humphreys in St John`s Church, […]

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Edward ROWLAND 1818-1889

30th September 2019

Edward Rowland was born about 1818 he was the son of Edward Rowland , a druggist and Mary, in 1829 his father died  and Mary took over the running of the business. In 1841 Mary […]

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David Charles Price 1855-1924

30th September 2019

David Charles Price was born early in 1855 in Wrexham, his parents were Hugh Price and Amelia Jarratt / Garratt who both were from Wrexham. They had married in Manchester in 1847. They lived in […]

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Edward CREWE – 22 years gardener at Trevalyn Hall

21st September 2019

Location of the gravestone – All Saints Church, Gresford, Wrexham, Wales “Sacred to the memory of Edward Crewe of Marford in this Parish and for nearly 22 years gardener at Trevalyn Hall. Died February 14th […]

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Frederick ROTCHELL – HMS Opal WWI

14th September 2019

James Henry Rotchell was born about 1872 in Bloxwich, Staffordshire.  He was the son of Thomas Rotchell and Roseanna Dewy.  In 1895 he married Sarah Jane Felton in Newport, Shropshire. The couple moved to Wrexham […]

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Margretta Elizabeth SHAW

31st August 2019

Margretta Elizabeth was the daughter of Jane Jones and Thomas Shaw who had married at St Giles on 1 January 1845.  Thomas Shaw was a grocer and living in Chester, his father was also Thomas […]