15th October 2018

Hanmer Parish Paper 1876

Hanmer

January 1876 Testimonial to Rev. F. Slater On the evening of the 20th of November [1875], at the little school-room in Tallarn Green, the Rev. Francis Slater was presented, by the congregation, and a few [more]

Dymock Arms, Penley

Penley

Said originally to have been 2 cottages. Alternatively it might have been a single lobby-entry house, and it is shown on the 1837 Tithe map as a single dwelling. It subsequently became a public house [more]

Bettisfield Buddha

Bettisfield

Taraloka Buddhist Retreat Centre for Women. The Meditation Room. This Thai representation of Shakyamuni Buddha, two metres tall and hand carved in wood, is situated in the meditaion hall, converted from the granary of Cornhill [more]

Buck Farm and Inn

Buck Farm

Buck Farm, Wrexham Road, Willington. 1066 Following the invasion by the Normans in 1066, Cheshire had remained under the control of Saxon Earl Edwin. However, in 1069 he took part in the rebellion of the [more]

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Penley Hall

Penley Hall

Penley

Penley Hall. A smallish Georgian mansion set in gardens and shrubberies with walled kitchen garden extending to 2.75 acres, along with a .337 acre pool. The hall itself contained: ground floor – large entrance hall [more]

Penley People – John Pijski Memories

Penley

John Pijski was born in Stanisław Górny, not far from Wadowice. He fought with gen. Anders’ Polish 2nd Corps (2nd. Warsaw Armoured Division) alongside the British 8th Army in Italy. Later he served in Germany [more]

Althrey Hall, Bangor On Dee

Bangor On Dee

Althrey Hall, Bangor On Dee. A stunning Grade II* listed Tudor Manor house believed to date back, originally to 1499 and believed to be one of the last surviving Aisle Trussed Halls of Wales, which [more]

The Borders in Ancient Times

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In ancient time, the rivers Severn and Dee separated Wales from England; but as a protection in the perpetual border frays, Offa, King of Mercia, made a dyke, which was probably in his time the [more]




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Buck Farm

Bomb falls in the meadow at Buck Farm

In an effort to draw German planes away from the heavily populated and strategically important areas of Wrexham, the men of the home guard would make their way to the nearby uninhabited mountains and light [more]

Doomsday

Doomsday (1066 – 1086)

Following the invasion by the Normans in 1066, Cheshire had remained under the control of Saxon Earl Edwin. However, in 1069 he took part in the rebellion of the north, laying siege to the King’s [more]

Emral Hall

The Puleston Family

The Puleston Family arrived in this country with William the conqueror in 1066, the family first settled in Shropshire then after, moved into the Welsh Maelor region. The Puleston’s were fighting in the War of [more]