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Jun 1, 2021

Pub that was Wrexham's curse

The former Elephant & Castle Inn is now a pleasant micro-brewery tap but in Victorian times police named it Wrexham's "greatest curse". Women who lived in the rear yard violently used various objects including a fork to settle arguments, while the henchman of landlady Ellen ...

Birch was convicted many times, once for commissioning boys to steal poultry in exchange for booze. For more about the building's colourful past - including how the father of one of Jack the Ripper's victims met his end there - scan the HistoryPoints QR codes beside the entrance with your smartphone. Or click here