Results tagged “Holywell” from Chester Chronicle - Cheshire Memories
AN ANCIENT relic of St Winefride could go out on display from its resting place in Holywell to Gwytherin, Conwy, where the venerated abbess was originally buried.
The piece of finger bone is kept in a shrine at St Winefride's Well, which pilgrims from across the world visit to pray and take to the water in the belief it can cure their ills.
Former pupils of a Holywell school which was dismantled and rebuilt in Greenfield Valley have been invited to help piece together a history of the building.
Anyone who attended Spring Gardens Infants' School before 1962 is welcome to attend a reunion at Greenfield Valley Heritage Park on Sunday, May 31.
The school was dismantled in the 1980s and rebuilt in the grounds of the museum.
Staff are keen to find out more about the history of the school and the pupils who passed through its doors.
IT was 30 years ago this month that the Grange Caves near Holywell became a military museum.
The imaginative venture was the brainchild of military enthusiasts Tony Pearce, of Sychdyn, and Bob Answell, of Mynydd Isa.
The exhibits included tanks, armoured cars and motorcycles.
A picture from the Chronicle archives captures the atmosphere of this unique venture, which sadly closed some years later.
For more information contact the Greenfield Valley Heritage Park and Museum on 01352 714172.