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Mar 5, 2015

Riches galore for Wrexham ostler

Fred Temple, former ostler at the Feathers Hotel in Wrexham, was living a vagabond's life when he learned in 1899 that he had inherited a fortune worth £66m in today's ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

money. The riches awaited him in South Africa, where his estranged mother had died, and Fred lost no time boarding the next ship to Cape Town. For more about the history of this prominent town-centre building, scan the QR codes by the entrance to the Smaczek supermarket which now occcupies the former hotel. Or click here