A letter was read by the Chairman, written by Mr. Joseph E. Holmes, in which the writer desired the sanction of the Board to erect a building in Gas lane, Mold, for the purpose of manufacturing coal oil. The Clerk was ordered to write and inform Mr. Holmes that if he will submit his plans of the intended buildings to the Board, the subject will be entertained.
The Wrexham Advertiser, 4th March 1865
RUABON Accident. — On Thursday evening, the 11th inst., Mrs Craddock, of Rhos-y-tnedre, accompanied by Mr Holmes, of the Plaskynaston Oil Works, came to Ruabon intending to attend Mr Bromley's lecture in the National School.
The Wrexham Advertiser, 20th January 1866