Biographies

James KEAN – Buck Inn, Wrexham

26th October 2019

James Kean was born in Ireland about 1812, he made his way to Wrexham and in 1850 married widow Jane Beirne in Wrexham. Jane had been born in Derby, her maiden name was Travis. She […]

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Eleanor WHITEHALL 1928

26th October 2019

Eleanor Crompton was born in Stockport about 1871; in 1892 she married Richard Whitehall a brewer and victualler from Coedpoeth. They were living on Smithfield Road for many years and very close to the pub. […]

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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 […]