HistoryPoints News

Jan 8, 2022

Bullets to bikes in Wrexham

Hundreds of women made munitions at the Powell Bros factory near Wrexham General station in the First World War. Their football team raised money for hospitals and they even had a Tug O' War team. After the war, the company found a new niche as a motorcycle ...

manufacturer, with its own sales agent in Paris. For more about the history of the Cambrian Ironworks, use your smartphone to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes by the gateway which leads into the Jewson's yard from the station forecourt. Or click here