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An important Welsh town on the border with England south of Chester. Not only is it a gateway to Wales but it is important for its coalmining and iron and steel manufacturing.

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Keywords:bersham, brymbo, chirk, coal, cymru, gresford, iron, llay, mining, steel, wales, wrexham

HRS 65 Gresford pit disaster memorial, Wrexham

HRS 65 Gresford pit disaster memorial, Wrexham

HRS 64 Gresford pit disaster memorial, Wrexham

HRS 64 Gresford pit disaster memorial, Wrexham

HRS 66 Gresford pit disaster inscription

HRS 66 Gresford pit disaster inscription

HRS 84 Bersham pit headstocks

HRS 84 Bersham pit headstocks

HRS 309 Bersham coal tips

HRS 309 Bersham coal tips

HRS 345 Nant Mill, Coedpoeth, Wrexham

HRS 345 Nant Mill, Coedpoeth, Wrexham

HRS 344 Colliery drainage tunnel Bersham area

HRS 344 Colliery drainage tunnel Bersham area

HRS 465 Minera lead mine, Wrexham

HRS 465 Minera lead mine, Wrexham

HRS 622 Wrexham St Giles church

HRS 622 Wrexham St Giles church

HRS 3776 Wrexham, Erddig Hall, old cars in garage 1970s

HRS 3776 Wrexham, Erddig Hall, old cars in garage 1970s

HRS 3312 Gresford Pit Disaster 22nd Sep 1934

HRS 3312 Gresford Pit Disaster  22nd Sep 1934

HRS 4165 Llay Miners Welfare Institute

HRS 4165 Llay Miners Welfare Institute

HRS 4166 Llay Miners Welfare Institute bowling green

HRS 4166  Llay Miners Welfare Institute bowling green

HRS 4167 Llay Main tub memorial

HRS 4167 Llay Main tub memorial

HRS 4226 Bersham Colliery, Wrexham Feb 2007

HRS 4226 Bersham Colliery, Wrexham Feb 2007

HRS 4373 Sheep and lamb Chirk 2010

HRS 4373 Sheep and lamb Chirk 2010

HRS 4369 Chirk railway and aqueduct 2010

HRS 4369 Chirk railway and aqueduct 2010