The latest edition of the Buckley Magazine Number 48 is now available price £5 at local outlets including Lesters Farm Shop, Buckley Library and F & J Newscentre or via the Society 

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The content of magazine 47 includes:


 Society News

The Work of Robert Hilton at The Church of St Matthew, Buckley, and Its Conservation Malcolm Hislop

My Paternal Grandfather’s Family and the Effect of His Death in the Gresford Colliery Disaster September       1934 - Kenneth Tarran

John (1858 – 1935) and James (1862 – 1947) Smith (Little Johnny and Little Jimmy) – Their Family Story Barbara Forbes and Carol Shone

Bistre to Mendon, Utah. The Life and Times of Henry Hughes (1825-1904) - David Rowe

A Review of Colliery Accidents in Buckley and District - Peter Kelsall

Edward Parry’s Gold Medal - Barbara Forbes

The Reverend Horace Simmons MC DFC MA (August 15 1895 – November 28 1935), Buckley’s Forgotten Hero  by Bill Pritchard – An Up-Date - Carol Shone

Recollections of World War II in Buckley and Beyond - Bryn Connah

Memories of the Buckley Dialect - Anon

A Short Poem, Entitled ‘Fired’ - Stan Jenkins

The Schoolboy Pilot - John Walton