People & Events
A history through pictures
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
Ladies Darts - Ann Jones, Judith ?, Amanda ? Doreen Grey, Christine ?, Sharon ?, Hazel Evans,
Maureen ?, Mavis Evans, Teresa Williams, Sheila ?, Flo Morgan, and Sandra Morton 1988
Hospital Darts Derek Powis, Sharon ?, Flo Morgan, Paul ?, Mavis Evans, Amanda ?, Chris Williams, and Terry Meacock.
Walter, Roy and Jackie 1989
L-R back row. Graham Morgan, Christine Ryder, Ivor Williams.
front row. Roy Sears and Harry Edwards. 1990
Childrens Christmas Party
Eric Ryder, John Morton and Jean Kelly
The Gough Family, and Graham Peters and son Christopher.
Eric Ryder, Chris Ryder, Chris and Coleen
back row L-R Carol Adams, Mavis Evans, Terry Meacock.
middle row L-R Derek Powis, Fay Evans, Flo Morgan and ?
front row L-R Tracy Willams Gavin Adams, Bryan Williams, and Nicky Adams.
L-R Roy Sears, Teresa Williams, Trevor Morris, ? Jean Kelly, Gaynor, Lynn, ? ? and Bryan Williams.
L-R Eric Ryder, ? ? Barbara Collins, Malcolm Hughes
L-R Graham Collins, Coleen,Chris Anita, ? ?
Peter, Teresa, Knobby and Alan
Neville, Kevin, Eric, Denise and Christine.
Graham, Denis, Maureen Christine and Peter
Peter Sears, Val Morgan and Meryll
Steve Jack, Chris, Barry Grey and Kevin Thomas
Den, Patrick, Kevin and Diane
Megan Humphreys, Evan Jones, Ruth, Annie Jones, Gwynedd Thomas and Sam
Sandra Morton, Teresa and Meryll
Sabre and Ernie Cartwright
Chris, Sharon Morgan and Carol Adams
Raymond Downward, Walter, Roy, Ernie and Bryan
Ladies Dart Teams Canal Trip
L-R Ann Jones, Christine, Maureen, ? Mavis, Judith, ? Fay, Flo, Amanda, Sandra, Sharon, Doreen, Teresa, ?
1987 - Tracy and Steve Christmas Day
Pete Sears Darts knock out
Hydes Anvil Bitter….a potent potion!
I have walked this bridge a thousand times and it has never lost it’s charm!
Children’s Party --- Anna Suckley , ? Jackie Powis
L-R Megan, Annie, Gwyneth, Jean, Mrs Jones, Dolly ???
Christine, Graham, Ivor and Colleen
L --R ? ? Lenny, Ivor, Graham, Chris, Ronnie, and Pete.
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
Mavis and Diane singing ‘hi ho silver lining’
Bryan and dog Sabre (immediately above in snow). Top - Kevin Gough in snow.
Barbara, Sharon, Hayden and Ernie.
Sharon Morgan and Graham Peters starting a sponsored walk to the City Arms
Meryll, Graham, Carol and Harry
Meryll, Graham, Carol and Harry
Chris, Gary, Steve and Carol.
Gary, Tracy, Chris and Steve