Worthenbury

Working Life in the 1900s

At the beginning of the 20th century daily life in the country did not differ very much from how it had been at the beginning of the 19th century. Although the demands of industry and, [more]

Icehouse
Emral Hall

Emral Hall Ice House

Ice House to rear of North Stable Block at Emral Hall. Built as an ice-house for Emral Hall (1724-27) designed by Richard Trubshaw and Joseph Evans and may be contemporary with the surviving stable blocks [more]

Broughton Hall
Worthenbury

Broughton Hall, Worthenbury

This ornate dwelling was one of the largest half-timber constructed houses in Flintshire. It was built for Randall Broughton in about 1642. The infill to the timber work was in wattle and daub and the [more]

Emral Hall

Emral Hall

THE HISTORY OF EMRAL dates back to the times of the Romans, and can be claimed to be one of the most Historic Mansions in the area. Llewelyn ap Gruffydd re-asserted his control on the [more]

Vikings

Viking Invasion (865 – 918)

Viking Invasion (865 – 918) The Viking invasion of 865 is described in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles as ‘The Great Heathen Army’. It was a cosmopolitan mix of different Vikings, that had probably been living in [more]

Worthenbury

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]

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]

Worthenbury

Worthenbury Manor

Worthenbury Manor The Manor and Quinton. Located off the main road through Worthenbury (B 5069) shortly before Worthenbury Bridge with views towards Hollybush Lane to the south. It is reached by a short private drive [more]