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ALBION
(CASK IN HIGHGATE)
(THREE JOLLY DROVERS)

Bridge Street

John Williams (Pigot 1835)
Benjamin Pritchard (Pigot 1844)
Thomas Bellis (Slater 1880)
Attached to the Albion Brewery
Closed

ALEXANDRA

Yorke Street

James Davies (Slater 1880)
Thomas Hanmer (Slater 1883)
Samuel Allcock (Slater 1895)
E Edwards (WTD 1903)
Closed. Demolished.

ANCHOR
(previoulsy SUN, 1730)
(renamed DUKE OF WELLINGTON, 1820)
(renamed SUN, 1842)

Abbot Street

Renamed 1710.
Demolished c1956.

ANCHOR

Mount Street

Demolished 1975

BEAR
(renamed GREEN DRAGON, 1742)
(renamed GRIFFIN, 1774)

Beast Market /
Farndon Street

Closed in the late 1700s

BEAR
(WHITE BEAR)

High Street

Mr. Jones (Cowdroy 1789)
Demolished

BEAR

Yorke Street /
Bear Passage

???

BELL

Bridge Street

Mr. Mayne (Cowdroy 1789)

BLACK BOY

High Street

Location uncertain

BLACK HORSE §
(previously HOP POLE)
(renamed ROYAL SHIP)

Yorke Street

John Davies (Pigot 1828/29)
John Davies (Pigot 1830)
John Davies (Pigot 1835)
Stephen Davies (Pigot 1844)
John Roscoe (Slater 1868)
James Smith (Slater 1880)
Mary Owens (Slater 1895)
Closed. Demolished

BLACK HORSE

Hope Street

???

BLACK LION

Hope Street

Mr. T Jones (Cowdroy 1789)
Thomas Rogers (Pigot 1828/29)
Thomas Rogers (Pigot 1830)
Thomas Rogers (Pigot 1835)
Thomas Rogers (Pigot 1844)
Jane Wynn (Slater 1868)
David Pryce (Slater 1880)
Margaret Millington (Slater 1895)
Closed & demolished 1970s.

BLACK LION

Town Hill

???

BLACK LION

Yorke Street

???

BLOSSOMS HOTEL
(became part of the WYNNSTAY)

Charles Street

Mr. Hughes (Cowdroy 1789)
Sarah Jones (Pigot 1828/29)
Sarah Jones (Pigot 1830)
Sarah Jones (Pigot 1835)
Thomas Jones (Pigot 1844)
Frederick C Richards (Slater 1880)
David Edwards (WTD 1918)
Demolished

BLUE BELL
(renamed WATERLOO, 1800s)

Town Hill

Demolished 1890s

BLUE POSTS
(renamed COMMERCIAL)
(renamed SCRUFFY MURPHYS, 1990s)

College Lane

John Roberts (Pigot 1828/29)
John Roberts (Pigot 1830)
Possibly dates back to c1690?

BOWLING GREEN §

Penybryn

William Pulford (Pigot 1828/29)
William Pulford (Pigot 1830)
Thomas Pulford (Pigot 1835)
Francis Lloyd (Pigot 1844)
Richard Wilcox (Slater 1868)
Richard Henry Jones (Slater 1880)
Robert Edwards (Slater 1895)
Possibly dates back to 1680

BRIDGE HOUSE INN

Salop Road /
Willow Road

John Jones (Pigot 1828/29)
John Jones (Pigot 1830)
Edward Brookfield (Pigot 1835)
John Roberts (Pigot 1844)
William Hughes (Slater 1880)
James Phoenix (Slater 1895)
Attached to the Bridge House Brewery
Demolished in the 1960s

BRITANNIA
(renamed DOLPHIN)

Mount Street

Sarah Jones (Pigot 1828/29)
Sarah Jones (Pigot 1830)
John Whomsley (Pigot 1835)
George Stevens (Pigot 1844)

BROWN COW
(RED COW)

Charles Street

???

BUCK
(aka ROE BUCK)

Hope Street

Mr. Giles (Cowdroy 1789)
William Williams (Pigot 1835)
Elizabeth Lewis (Slater 1868)
John Humphreys (Pigot 1844)
Thomas Flewitt (Slater 1880)
Thomas Shimmin (Slater 1895)

BULL
(aka BULL'S HEAD)

Abbot Street

Thomas Roberts (Pigot 1835)
Thomas Roberts (Pigot 1844)
Closed c1900

BULL'S HEAD

Bridge Street

Mr. Read (Cowdroy 1789)

BULL'S HEAD

Farndon Street

???

BULL & DOGS

Town Hill

Closed c1755

BUTCHER'S ARMS

Abbot Street

Thomas Samuel (Pigot 1835)
Edward Wild (Pigot 1844)
W Eyton (Slater 1868)
W Eyton (Slater 1880)
Ruth Eyton (Slater 1883)
Closed

CAMBRIAN VAULTS
(formerly MINERS' ARMS)

Town Hill

Edwin Pugh (Eyre 1878)
Edwin Pugh (Slater 1880)
Edward Melling (Slater 1895)
Listed Grade II building.
Licence revoked 2013.

CANNON

Abbot Street

Morris Roberts (Pigot 1844)
John Edwards (Slater 1868)
Closed early 1900s. Demolished.

CARNARVON CASTLE
(renamed SMILIES BAR, 1980s)
(renamed CAERNARFON)

Bridge Street

Ellen Evans (Pigot 1844)
Robert Done (Slater 1868)
Ellen Pierce (Slater 1880)
Fred J Wanty (Slater 1895)
Alex Ellis (WTD 1903)

CHERRY TREE

Mount Street

???

COACH & HORSES

Church Street

16th century???

COACH & HORSES

High Street

Mr. Rowland (Cowdroy 1789)
Robert Pritchard (Pigot 1828/29)
Robert Pritchard (Pigot 1830)
Samuel Jones (Pigot 1835)
Ann Slanmer (Pigot 1844)
W Parker (Slater 1868)
Samuel Johnson (Slater 1880)

COCK
(renamed VICTORIA, 1897)

Beast Market /
Farndon Street

Thomas Hall (Pigot 1828/29)
Thomas Hall (Pigot 1830)
Samuel Lloyd (Pigot 1835)
Ellis Marshall (Pigot 1844)
Job Harrison (Slater 1868)
Demolished 2000

COLLIERS ARMS
(incorporated into HORSE & JOCKEY)

Priory Street

 

COMMERCIAL
(formerly BLUE POSTS)
(renamed SCRUFFY MURPHYS, 1990s)

College Street

William Davies (Pigot 1844)
William Barnes (Slater 1868)
John Thomas (Eyre 1878)
John Thomas (Slater 1880)
Listed Grade II building.

CORN EXCHANGE

High Street

Thomas & Charles (Slater 1856)
Thomas & Charles (Slater 1868)
Daniel Shipps (Slater 1880)

CROSS FOXES ¶
(renamed FOX & FIRKIN, 1990s)
(renamed ABBOT'S BAR, 2000)
(renamed CROSS FOXES)

Abbot Street

Robert Jones (Pigot 1828/29)
Robert Jones (Pigot 1830)
Randell Thomas (Pigot 1835)
Samuel Roberts (Pigot 1844)
John Jones (Slater 1868)
Seth Roberts (Slater 1880)
Edward Evans (Slater 1895)

CROSS KEYS

Mount Street

Thomas Salisbury (Pigot 1828/29)
Thomas Salisbury (Pigot 1830)
Alice Humphreys (Pigot 1835)
Edward Vaughan (Pigot 1844)
Thomas Roden (Slater 1868)
Frederick Brown (Slater 1880)
Frank Hodges (Slater 1895)
Robert Lloyd (WTD 1918)
Closed 1920s, demolished

CROWN

Abbot Street

William Parry (Pigot 1828/29)
William Parry (Pigot 1830)
William Parry (Pigot 1835)
David Evans (Slater 1880)
John Jones (Slater 1883)

CROWN

High Street

early ???

CROWN

Hope Street

Closed 1770s

CUTLERS

Charles Street

???

DOLPHIN
(previously BRITANNIA)

Mount Street

Robert Evans (Slater 1856)
Thomas Mason (Slater 1868)
John Mason (Slater 1880)
Alfred Barlow (Slater 1895)
Closed 1920s

DUKE OF WELLINGTON
(previously SUN)
(renamed SUN, 1842)

Abbot Street

Renamed 1820
John Cross (Pigot 1828/29)
John Cross (Pigot 1830)
Demolished 1956.

EAGLES
(now WYNNSTAY ARMS)

Yorke Street

Mr. S Sidebotham (Cowdroy 1789)

ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(aka ELEPHANT)

Charles Street

Mr. Read (Cowdroy 1789)
John Vaughan (Pigot 1828/29)
John Vaughan (Pigot 1830)
Evan Evans (Pigot 1835)
Evan Evans (Pigot 1844)
Eliza Brees (Slater 1868)
Richard Birch (Slater 1880)
Jas. Marshall (Slater 1895)
J W Latham (WTD 1912)
Closed 2000, redeveloped.

EMBASSY
(formerly ROYAL OAK)
(later ROYAL OAK)

High Street

Used this name between 1984 and 1992

ERDDIG

Erddig Road /
Earle Sreeet

Sarah Jones (WTD 1912)
Sarah Jones (WTD 1918)

FAIRFIELD §

Fairfield Street /
Erddig Road

Richard Dyke (Slater 1880)
Elizabeth Dyke (WTD 1903)
Elizabeth Dyke (WTD 1912)

FEATHERS
(formerly PLUME OF FEATHERS)
(formerly PRINCE OF WALES)

Chester Street

Thomas Edwards (Cowdroy 1789)
John Tench (Pigot 1828/29)
Charles Smith (Pigot 1835)
Smith & Marshall (Pigot 1844)
James Armstrong (Slater 1868)
George Manley (Eyre 1878)
George Manley (Slater 1880)
William Sickle (Slater 1895)
Edward Vaughan (WTD 1903)
Edward Vaughan (WTD 1912)
Edward Vaughan (WTD 1918)
Former coaching inn
Closed 1999

FLEECE

Hope Street

John Edwards (Pigot 1828/29)
John Edwards (Pigot 1830)
Jane Edwards (Pigot 1835)
Joseph Jackson (Pigot 1844)
Robert D Luck (Slater 1868)
William Johnson (Slater 1880)
James Taylor (Slater 1895)
Demolished 1960s

FOX & DOG

Abbot Street /
Well Street

Elizabeth Davies (Pigot 1835)
Demolished 1890s

FOX & GOOSE
(later WELSH HARP)

Abbot Street /
Well Street

John Powell (Pigot 1828/29)
John Powell (Pigot 1830)
Demolished 1880s.

GEORGE
(now WYNNSTAY)

High Street

1670-1720

GOAT

Mount Street

William Tilston (Slater 1880)
Closed

GOLDEN LION

High Street

William Rogers (Pigot 1828/29)
William Rogers (Pigot 1830)
Jno. Panthony (Pigot 1844)
William Ankers (Slater 1868)
Thomas Roberts (Slater 1880)
Thomas Openshaw (Slater 1895)
H Cooke (WTD 1903)
J H Hampson (WTD 1912)
Possibly dates back to c1670?
Listed Grade II building.

GREEN DRAGON

Salop Road

Sarah Edwards (Pigot 1828/29)
Sarah Edwards (Pigot 1830)
John Jones (Pigot 1835)
John Jones (Pigot 1844)
Robert Jones (Slater 1868)
John Vaughan (Slater 1880)
Closed 2012

GREEN MAN
(renamed HAT)

Charles Street

Mr. Yates (Cowdroy 1789)
Converted to off-licence 1890s

GREEN MAN

Hope Street

Mr. Jones (Cowdroy 1789)
Joseph Jones (Pigot 1828/29)
Joseph Jones (Pigot 1830)
George Ingman (Pigot 1844)
Margaret Dutton (Slater 1868)
Stephen Jones (Slater 1880)
Richard Lewis (Slater 1895)
Opened 1788. Closed 1900.

GREYHOUND

Holt Road

Charle Dawson (Pigot 1844)
Edward Swan (Slater 1856)
Jame Hanmer (Slater 1868)

GREYHOUND

Town Hill

???
Closed. Demolished.

GREYHOUND

Yorke Street /
High Street

William Evans (Pigot 1835)
Closed. Demolished.

GRIFFIN
(formerly BEAR)

Beast Market

???

HAND
(previously BLACK LION, c1715)
(previously BULL'S HEAD, c1788)
(renamed HAND, 1890s)

Town Hill

John Munslow (Pigot 1828/29)
John Munslow (Pigot 1830)
Elizabeth Munslow (Pigot 1835)
Mary Kenrick (Pigot 1844)
Joseph Bate (Slater 1868)
Joseph Ledsham (Slater 1880)
Joseph Ledsham (Slater 1895)
Demolished 1940

HARP
(aka WELSH HARP)
(previously FOX & GOOSE)

Abbot Street

William Clarke (Pigot 1835)

HAT
(previously GREEN MAN)

Charles Street

John Kennedy (Pigot 1828/29)
John Kennedy (Pigot 1830)
John Kennedy (Pigot 1835)
John Vaughan (Pigot 1844)
John Rowland (Slater 1868)
Thomas Lester

HIGHGATE
(LIGHT DRAGOON???)
(JOLLY DROVERS???)

Penybryn

John Jones (Pigot 1844)
Evan Evans (Slater 1856)
A Matthews (Slater 1868)
A Matthews (Slater 1880)
John Matthews (Slater 1895)
Demolished 1953

HOP POLE
(aka OLD HOP POLE)
(later BLACK HORSE)

Yorke Street

Richard Lowe (Pigot 1844)
Edward Goodwin (Slater 1868)
James Edwards (Slater 1880)

HORNS
(renamed KING'S ARMS, c1880s)

Penybryn

Margaret Evans (Pigot 1828/29)
Margaret Evans (Pigot 1830)
John Evans (Pigot 1835)
John Evans (Pigot 1844)
Thomas Jones (Slater 1868)
Edward Owen (Eyre 1878)
John Williams (Slater 1880)
Closed 2001

HORSE & JOCKEY §

Hope Street /
Priory Street

Eliza Hughes (Slater 1868)
Famous for its thatched roof.
Listed Grade II building.

HORSESHOE

Bank Street

Closed 1985

JOLLY DROVERS
(HIGHGATE)

Penybryn

Ann Davies (Pigot 1828/29)
Ann Davies (Pigot 1830)
John Jones (Pigot 1835)

KING'S ARMS
(formerly HORNS)

Penybryn

???

KING'S HEAD
(aka OLD KING'S HEAD)

Hope Street

John Miller (Pigot 1844)
Demolished 1960s

KING'S HEAD

Hope Street

Demolished 1800s

KING'S HEAD
(renamed AMBLE INN, 1980s)

Penybryn /
Bridge Street

John Jones (Pigot 1828/29)
John Davies (Pigot 1830)
John Blackwell (Pigot 1835)
John Hughes (Slater 1880)
John D Wilde (Slater 1895)
Closed 1980s

LAMB

Charles Street

1700s

LAMB

High Street

???

LIGHT DRAGOON
(renamed ALBION)

Penybryn /
Chapel Street

Ann Davies (Pigot 1828/29)
Ann Davies (Pigot 1830)
Ann Davies (Pigot 1835)
Thomas Rogers (Pigot 1844)

LION
(aka RED LION)

High Street

Former coaching inn
Demolished early 1900s

LION
(replaced THREE PIGEONS)

Hope Street

John Whittaker (Slater 1868)
Elizabeth Bissell (Slater 1880)
Closed late 1800s

LITTLE RED LION

Chester Street

William Thomas (Pigot 1828/29)
William Thomas (Pigot 1830)
William Thomas (Pigot 1835)

LONDON APPRENTICE

Yorke Street

???

MARKET HALL VAULTS

High Street

Arthur Wilder (WTD 1903)

MINERS ARMS
(renamed CAMBRIAN VAULTS, 1870s)

Town Hill

William Jones (Pigot 1828/29)
William Jones (Pigot 1830)
William Jones (Pigot 1835)
Henry Caddock (Slater 1868)

MITRE

High Street

Closed c1825

MITRE

Pentrefelin

Samuel Jones (Pigot 1828/29)
Samuel Jones (Pigot 1830)
John Rowland (Pigot 1835)
George Williams (Slater 1868)
George Williams (Slater 1880)
Anthony Nuttall (Slater 1895)
Closed 2012

NAG'S HEAD §

Mount Street

Mr. Edisbury (Cowdroy 1789)
Maria Williams (Pigot 1828/29)
Maria Williams (Pigot 1830)
William Hughes (Pigot 1835)
William Rowland (Pigot 1844)
Frances Rowland (Slater 1868)
Charles Panton (Slater 1880)
Joseph Twemlow (Slater 1895)
Thomas S Parry (WTD 1903)
Thomas S Parry (WTD 1912)
Attached to the Nag's Head (later Soames) brewery

NELSON'S ARMS
(SHIP)

Hope Street

William Evans (Pigot 1828/29)
William Evans (Pigot 1830)
John Frances (Pigot 1835)
John Frances (Pigot 1844)
Thomas Parsonage (Slater 1868)
Sophia Parsons (Slater 1880)
Thomas Bowman (Slater 1895)
Edward Jones (WTD 1912)

NEW INN

Well Street

Demolished 1880s.

NEW MITRE
(formerly QUEEN'S HEAD)

Well Street

Samuel Evans (Pigot 1828/29)
Sam Parry (Pigot 1830)
John Jones (Pigot 1835)
Demolished 1880s.

OAK
(ROYAL OAK)
(OLD OAK)

High Street

Mr. T Jones (Cowdroy 1789)

OAK TREE §

Ruabon Road

Mary Davies (Slater 1868)
James Lloyd (Slater 1880)
Sarah Lloyd (Slater 1895)

ODDFELLOWS ARMS

Lampit Street

Thomas Driscoll (Pigot 1844)
Charles Rogers (Slater 1856)

ODDFELLOWS ARMS

Penybryn

Jesse Griffiths (Slater 1856)

OLD BLACK HORSE
(later ROYAL SHIP)

Yorke Street

J Mercer (Slater 1868)

OLD KING'S HEAD

Hope Street

Thomas Thomas (Pigot 1828/29)
Thomas Thomas (Pigot 1830)
Joseph Davies (Slater 1868)
Joseph Davies (Slater 1880)
David Baker (Slater 1895)
Closed and demolished 1960s

OLD ROYAL OAK

High Street

John Drury (Pigot 1828/29)
John Drury (Pigot 1830)
Richard Roberts (Pigot 1835)
William Davies (Pigot 1844)

OLD SWAN ¶
(renamed AIDEN BRADEY'S, 1998)

Abbot Street

Richard Lovatt (Pigot 1828/29)
Richard Lovatt (Pigot 1830)
Richard Lovatt (Pigot 1835)
Richard Lovatt (Pigot 1844)
Edward Lovatt (Slater 1868)
Edward Lovatt (Slater 1880)
Listed Grade II building.

OLD THREE TUNS
(PEN Y BONT)

Brook Street

John Mason (Pigot 1828/29)
John Mason (Pigot 1830)
John Mason (Pigot 1835)
Joseph Midgeley (Slater 1880)
J H Williams (WTD 1918)
 

OLD VAULTS §
(LONG PULL)
(ANGEL)

Chester Street

Richard Evans (Slater 1868)
Richard Evans (Slater 1880)
Richard William Evans (Slater 1895)
Richard W Evans (WTD 1901)
Richard W Evans (WTD 1903)
Richard W Evans (WTD 1912)
Charles H Duffy (WTD 1918)

OLD VAULTS §

High Street

Summers & Fitch (Slater 1883)
John Bevan (Slater 1895)

PEEDIN

Tenter's Square???

early???

PLUME OF FEATHERS
(became FEATHERS)

Chester Street

Possibly built c1630

QUEEN'S HEAD
(renamed NEW MITRE, 1833)

Well Street

Demolished 1880s.

RAGLAN

Lampit Street

Charles Rogers (Slater 1868)
Albert Harrison (Slater 1880)
Joseph Smith (Slater 1895)
R W Lee (WTD 1903)
Demolished 1980s

RAILWAY

Abbot Street

???

RAINBOW

Hope Street

Sarah Williams (Pigot 1828/29)
Sarah Williams (Pigot 1830)
Robert Roberts (Pigot 1835)
Thomas Roberts (Pigot 1844)
John W Foulkes (Slater 1880)
Absolom Evans (Slater 1895)
John Trevor (WTD 1903)
Closed 1932, became an off-licence.

RAVEN
(OLD RAVEN)
(renamed KINGS HEAD, 1780)

Hope Street

early ???

RED COW
(BROWN COW)
(MACHINE)

Penybryn

???

RED LION

Chester Street

John Treen (Cowdroy 1789)
John Sparrow (Pigot 1828/29)
William Thomas (Pigot 1844)
E & A Samuel (Slater 1868)
William Owen (Slater 1880)
Eliza Owen (Slater 1895)
Eliza Owen (WTD 1903)
Eliza Owens (WTD 1912)
Eliza Owen (WTD 1918)

(BIG) RED LION
(LION)
(LION HOUSE)

High Street

Mr. Stringer (Cowdroy 1789)
John Sparrow (Pigot 1830)
Robert S Comberbach (Pigot 1844)

REGENT

Regent Street

Opened  1840s
Closed 1960s

ROE BUCK
(BUCK)

Hope Street

Richard Williams (Pigot 1828/29)
Richard Williams (Pigot 1830)

ROSE & CROWN

Chester Street

Ben Penlington (Slater 1856)
Benjamin Penlington (Slater 1868)
Elizabeth Penlington (Slater 1880)
George Mortimer (Slater 1895)
Demolished 1970s

ROYAL OAK §
(renamed EMBASSY, 1984)
(renamed ROYAL OAK, 1992)

High Street

Samuel Lloyd (Pigot 1828/29)
John Jones (Pigot 1835)
John Chaloner (Pigot 1844)
John Samuel (Slater 1868)
Edward Wilson (Slater 1880)
Thomas Fagen (Slater 1895)

ROYAL SHIP
(previously OLD BLACK HORSE)

Yorke Street

John Shone (Slater 1895)
John Shone (WTD 1901)
John Shone (WTD 1903)
Closed. Demolished.

SADDLERS ARMS

Yorke Street

Charles Dawson (Pigot 1828/29)
Charles Dawson (Pigot 1830)

SAITH SEREN §
(formerly SEVEN STARS)

Chester Street

Listed Grade II building.

SEVEN STARS
(previously STAR)
(renamed SAITH SEREN, 2011)

Chester Street

John Edisbury (Cowdroy 1789)
Elizabeth Edisbury (Pigot 1828/29)
Elizabeth Edisbury (Pigot 1830)
Sarah Jones (Pigot 1835)
Thomas Mullock (Pigot 1844)
Frances Sandland (Slater 1868)
James Marshall (Slater 1880)
John James Scott (Slater 1895)
J J Scott (WTD 1918)
Rebuilt 1904.
Listed Grade II building.

SHIP
(merged with BLUE POSTS))

College Street

???

SHIP
(renamed NELSON'S ARMS)

Hope Street

???

SMITHFIELD

Smithfield Road

William Jones (Slater 1895)

SPIRIT VAULTS

High Street

???

STEPS

Well Street

Demolished 1880s.

SUN
(renamed ANCHOR, 1710)
(renamed SUN, 1710)
(renamed DUKE OF WELLINGTON, 1820)
(renamed SUN, 1842)

Abbot Street

Opened c1700.
Mr. Williams (Cowdroy 1789)
Mary Thomas (Pigot 1828/29)
Mary Thomas (Pigot 1830)
Edward Williams (Pigot 1835)
William Humphreys (Pigot 1844)
James Thomas (Slater 1868)
Edward Rowland (Slater 1880)
T Joan Davies (Slater 1895)
A Belson (WTD 1912)
Closed  and demolished c1856.

SWAN
(renamed OLD SWAN)

Abbot Street

 

SWAN ¶
(aka NEW SWAN)

Penybryn

Thomas Williams (Pigot 1828/29)
Thomas Williams (Pigot 1830)
Thomas Williams (Pigot 1835)
Thomas Williams (Pigot 1844)
John Taylor (Slater 1868)
Joseph Wilcock (Slater 1880)
Phillip Willcock (Slater 1895)

TALBOT

Hope Street

James Hughes (Cowdroy 1789)
Robert Evans (Pigot 1828/29)
Robert Evans (Pigot 1830)
Mary Evans (Pigot 1835)
William Fennemore (Pigot 1844)
John F Fleet.... (Slater 1868)
G C Houghton (Slater 1880)
James Holt (Slater 1895)
James Taylor (WTD 1903)
Closed
Listed Grade II building.

THREE PIGEONS
(LION)
(OLD PIGEONS)

Hope Street

Mr. E Taylor (Cowdroy 1789)
Margaret Taylor (Pigot 1828/29)
Margaret Taylor (Pigot 1830)
Margaret Taylor (Pigot 1835)
Edward & Anthony Taylor (Pigot 1844)
Closed 1840s

THREE TUNS

Bridge Street

Mr. Edisbury (Cowdroy 1789)

THREE TUNS

Brook Street

John Mason (Pigot 1844)

THREE TUNS

Hope Street

Henry Blackwell (Pigot 1844)

THREE TUNS

Town Hill /
College Street

William Davenport (Pigot 1828/29)
William Davenport (Pigot 1830)
Thomas Hall (Pigot 1835)
David Evans (Slater 1868)
Thomas Wilcock (Eyre 1878)
James Haynes (Slater 1880)
Closed.

TIGER

Charles Street

Edward Rowlands (Slater 1880)
Demolished 1960s

TOWN HALL VAULTS

Town Hill

Samuel R Johnson (Slater 1895)
Thomas Williams (WTD 1901)
Thomas Williams (WTD 1903)
Closed 1939

TRAVELLERS' REST §

King's Mills Road

Demolished and re-built 1921

TURF §

Racecourse

John Tench (Pigot 1835)
John Tench (Pigot 1844)
John Whittaker (Slater 1856)
Martha Hanmer (Slater 1880)
Rosina Smith (Slater 1895)

UNION TAVARN

Yorke Street

Charles Bate (Slater 1856)
Michael Manion (Slater 1868)
Henry Barker (Slater 1880)
Alexander C Pugh (Slater 1895)
Closed 1960s

VICTORIA
(previously COCK)

Farndon Street

Henry J Williams (Slater 1880)
James Edwards (Slater 1895)
Closed 1922

VICTORIA VAULTS

Yorke Street

John Powell (Slater 1856)

VICTORIA'S CROWN

Yorke Street

Henry Stanton (Pigot 1844)

WAITERS ARMS

Yorke Street

Edmund Rowlands (Slater 1856)
Thomas E Rowland (Slater 1868)

WATERLOO
(previously BLUE BELL)

Town Hill

Benjamin Harrison (Pigot 1828/29)
Ben Harrison (Pigot 1830)
Sarah Harrison (Pigot 1835)
Samuel Stretch (Pigot 1844)

WELSH HARP
(previously FOX & GOOSE)

Abbot Street

???

WELCH FUSILIER §
(previously RED LION)
(aka LITTLE RED LION)

Chester Road /
Holt Street

 

WHITE BEAR
(previously BEAR)

High Street

Richard Roberts (Pigot 1828/29)
Richard Roberts (Pigot 1830)
William Vaughan (Pigot 1835)
Edward Davies (Pigot 1844)
John Morgan (Slater 1880)

WHITE BEAR

Yorke Street

Charles Evans (Slater 1868)
Joseph Edisbury (Slater 1895)

WHITE HORSE

Holt Street

Richard Lowe (Pigot 1835)
Abraham Williams (Pigot 1844)
Job Harrison (Slater 1856)
R Edwards (Slater 1868)
Job Harrison (Slater 1880)
Mary Veysey (Slater 1895)
Demolished 1960s

WHITE LION

Hope Street

Closed 1980s

WHITE LION

Mount Street

Charlotte Griffiths (Pigot 1828/29)
Charlotte Griffiths (Pigot 1830)
Edward Wild (Pigot 1835)
Edward Ducker (Pigot 1844)
Closed 1889.

WYNNSTAY ARMS §
(formerly GEORGE)
(formerly SPREAD EAGLES)
(formerly EAGLES)
(formerly THREE SPREAD EAGLES)

Yorke Street /
High Street

Richard Johnson (Pigot 1828/29)
Richard Johnson (Pigot 1830)
Peter Johnson (Pigot 1844)
John B Murless (Slater 1868)
Murless & Knight (Slater 1880)
Charles Murless (Slater 1895)
Possibly dates back to  c1670.
Listed Grade II building.

Abbreviations:

  • Pigot - Pigot & Co. Directory (1828/29; 1835; 1844)
  • Slater - Slater's Directory (1883)
  • Cowdroy - Cowdroy's Chester Directory (1789)
  • WTD - Wales Trades' Directory (1903; 1912; 1918)
  • § - still in operation
  • ??? - more information needed

Sources:

For further research :

  • "Wrexham Breweries & Inns", Derek M & Beryl M Jones, Bridge Books (1-872424-69-4)
  • "The Encyclopaedia of Wrexham", W Alister Williams, Bridge Books (978-1-84494-067-7)
  • "North Wales Directories 1818 to 1936", Clwyd FHS