|The Old Wrexhamians|
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It came as a surprise, on reading his obituary, to find that Sir Philip Myers, the first Chief Constable of the amalgamated North Wales Police Force, was an Old Wrexhamian.
I have received a wonderful e-mail from a "wartime" pupil, it is well worth a read.
Click here to read it.
Will someone, anyone, PLEASE send me some good news?
I have had a wonderful response , from Steve Lloyd, to this request . He sent me this excellent, award winning, photograph, entitled "Appassionata"!
He also sent this one, "The Drowning of Ophelia".
I suggest that you look at the Facebook groups: "Old Photos of Wrexham" and "Past Bands North Wales" - pure nostalgia!
I have received a request from a student at Bangor Uni. He needs help with his dissertation "Growing up in Wrexham in the fifties & sixties" . Anyone willing to share their memories with him? Contact: Luke Mulvaney - email@example.com or phone 07871-865087
Golf Day & Reunion - Friday 9th May @ Wrexham Golf Club.
The application forms for the above have now been sent out. If you have not yet received yours, or would like to request one, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saved! The main part of the Girl's School building has been reprieved!
Look at the picture below and ask yourself, "What has this to do with the Old Wrexhamians? Here's a clue: It is the full Welsh International soccer team that played against Scotland in Cardiff in 1966/67.
The team was (L-R): Mike England (Spurs), Gary Sprake (Leeds), Peter Rodrigues (Leicester), Ron Davies (Southampton), Gil Reece (Sheffield Utd), Cliff Jones (Spurs), ALAN JARVIS (Hull City), TERRY HENNESSEY (Nottingham Forest), Wyn Davies (Newcastle), Graham Williams (W.B.A.), Barrie Hole (Blackburn), Tony Millington, Reserve (Peterborough). The answer? Alan and Terry are Old Wrexhamians!
The re-union dinner held at Wrexham Golf Club on Friday 17th May was an outstanding success. Inviting former F.I.F.A. referee John Lloyd to be the after dinner speaker, was a masterstroke. His tales of life as an International and Premier League "ref" kept the whole audience howling with non-stop laughter. For a full report CLICK HERE!
Whilst researching my family history along my mother's line (Roberts), I came across this entry in the 1911 Census. Look carefully at the entry for the youngest child!
Alough G.P. had an excellent reputation in sport some times were even better than others! This is from 1970.
Who are these urchins pictured in Rhosddu in 1949?
The "driver" entered Grove Park, in form1B, in September 1957 and the "passenger", in form 1A2, in September 1955. The driver is a "Loyal Canada Red"! Answers on the "News" page.
Congratulations to Vic Tyler-Jones on the publication of his excellent book "The Miners of Llay Main" Copies are available from Bridge Books. www.bridgebooks.co.uk
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