Wrexham County Folk Tales

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This is a collection of 30 tales from the ancient lore of the modern county borough of Wrexham, including local legends, folk tales, stories of magic and mystery, and stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Wales is especially rich in the folklore of place, and this collection brings a new perspective to the study of place names and their history. Fluent in both the languages of Wales, the author has collected some unusual material, which will enchant non-Welsh speakers who have never heard them before.


Fiona Collins is a storyteller telling traditional tales from around the world and specializing in Welsh folklore. She is a committed Welsh learner and almost fluent, which gives her access to local stories in both languages of Wales. She is the author of Denbighshire Folk Tales and The Legend of Pryderi.