For the history of the Black Lion Inn, Bersham from 1814 when the property (which comprised of two houses and a garden) was owned by John Jones a tailor, to 1953 when it was owned by the Hydes Anvil Brewery please click this link
Circa early 1900’s - ‘Bersham Pub Regulars
1912 Map showing the ‘Black Lion’ Inn
The photographs below were all supplied by Teresa Williams. A massive thank you Teresa for sharing all these long lost memories. Brilliant…
L-R back row - Carol Adams, Mavis Evans, Fay Evans and Flo Morgan.
middle row - Teresa Williams, Derek Powis, ? Kim ?
front row - Tracy Williams, Bryan Williams, Nicky Adams. 1988
L --R ? ? Lenny, Ivor, Graham, Chris, Ronnie, and Pete.
Charity Day 1987
Four Pubs, plus Johnstown Youth Football raised £1045 for the Nia Heym Appeal. Cheque presented at R.B.L. Bersham plus a charity concert at R.B.L. Bersham. L --- R Beryl Downward ( Black Lion, Rhostyllen ), Chris and Teresa Williams ( Black Lion Bersham ), Billy Williams ( back ),Graham Davies ( Top Pub ), Richie Lloyd, Beryl Jones (Swan Rhostyllen ), Tony Sanderson Johnstown Youth Football, Ellen Davies Top Pub, Mike Stewart Johnstown Youth Football, Colin McCole, concert organist.
Maelor - Sandra, Flo, Sharon and Teresa £250 presented to the Prem Baby Unit.
Pete, Les, Harry, Meryll, and Roy
Trevor Morris, ? Don and Allan Pemberton
Neville, Don and Sheila
Mavis and Diane singing ‘hi ho silver lining’
Bryan and dog Sabre (immediately above in snow). Top - Kevin Gough in snow.
Mavis and Diane
Barbara, Sharon, Hayden and Ernie.
Ken and Flo
? ? Carol, and Steve ?
Sharon Morgan and Graham Peters starting a sponsored walk to the City Arms