Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 10.00am and are an opportunity for members to share their own research interests and discuss future projects and events. Meetings are usually themed and talks and presentations are given either by members or by guest speakers.

  • A programme of talks on topics of local historical interest, or on wider issues which relate to such events in the village
  • Organising visits to local and distant sites, landscapes, properties, buildings, record offices, archives etc.
  • Planning and carrying out local research projects, e.g. graveyard transcriptions and oral histories
  • Sharing experiences of growing up in the village and family life in the 20th century and before
  • The meetings aim to involve as many local researchers and speakers as possible.

Location

The Memorial Centre, Quarry Road, Brynteg, Wrexham LL11 6AB


Diary Dates for Upcoming Meetings

8 August 2022

The History of Lake Vernwy

Simon Baynes


12 September 2022

Brereton Park: The History and Archaeology of a Country Estate

Phil Cox


10 October 2022

William Wilberforce

Ken Lillie


14 November 2022

Patagonia

Cefyn Burgess


12 December 2022

Open Meeting

You do not have to be a member to come to any of our talks, just drop in and you will be made welcome. So, if you have an interest in any of the upcoming talks feel free to come along and listen.

Jim Nuttall, Chairman

Previous Meetings

May 2022

Stranger than Fiction

Dave McColl


April 2022

Names in the 1881 Census

Mike Grose


March 2022

Wrexham’s Railways

Dave Southern


February 2022

Erddig’s Thief Cook: Fact or Fiction

Jill Burton


November 2021

Graveyard Graffiti

Tom Lerwell