In Memorium

SHONE, Charles – Gresford War Memorial

Charles Shone was born circa 1894 and was baptised on the 16th September 1894 in All Saint’s Church, Gresford, the son of William & Emily Shone, Singret, and a Labourer. Charles is seen for the [more]

Burial Ground

Gresford Cemetery

Currently photographing, transcribing and listing in the database, full detail available soon. Logged in members can check the progress here. Source: Photographs Graham Lloyd


Private Edmund ROWATT – Gresford War Memorial

Edmund Rowatt was born circa 1898 in Waterloo, Liverpool, the son of David Crawford Rowatt, a Tobacco Merchant born Scotland and his wife Eleanor, born in Liverpool, Lancashire. This is also  the census that David [more]

David Rowatt
In Memorium

ROWATT, David – Gresford War Memorial

Second Lieutenant ROWATT, DAVID Died 01/07/1916 Aged 26 “A” Bty. 10th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Crawford Rowatt, of The Coppice, Abbey Rd., Rhos-on-Sea, husband of Sadie Williams (formerly Rowatt, [more]


Soames at All Saints Church Gresford

During the course of my research for my forthcoming book, I came upon an article that was published in the Wrexham Leader from 2011, in which a campaign was started to raise funds to restore [more]

In Memorium

THOMAS, Charles – Gresford War Memorial

Charles Thomas was born circa 1889, the son of William & Ann Thomas (formerly Bennion, nee Crump),  and on the 1901 census they were living at Smithy Yard, Llay, Denbighshire.    Head of the household was [more]

In Memorium

ROBERTS, Alfred – Gresford War Memorial

Alfred Roberts was born circa 1897 and baptised on the 21st March 1897 at All Saint’s Church, Gresford, the son of William & Ellen Roberts, Blacksmith. Alfred is seen on the 1901 census living with [more]

In Memorium

RIDGE, Robert – Gresford War Memorial

Robert Ridge was the son of John & Jane Ridge and was born circa 1889.    He first appears on the 1891 census living with his family at 2, Chirk Mill, Chirk, Denbighshire.    Head of the [more]

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PARKER, Joseph Edward – Gresford War Memorial

I believe that Joseph Edward Parker was born in the December Quarter of 1878 in the Chorlton Registration District of Lancashire. (Lancashire Volume:               8c, Page: 659), the son of Charles Thomas and Margaret Parker (nee [more]