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Location of the Borough of Wrexham within Wales
Wrexham (Welsh Wrecsam) is a local government area and county borough in north-east Wales. It was formerly part of Clwyd. The town of Wrexham is the main built-up area.

LGBT history

In 1757 Hugh Hughes, a hatter, was accused of sodomy by Samuel Matthews. However, the jury found there was no case to answer.[1]

In 2005, two Druid priests, Philip Main and David Girvan, had a civil partnership in Wrexham.[2]

The LGBT Foundation are listed as operating a drop-in and other events in Wrexham.[3]

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  1. http://lgbtec.org.uk/wrexham LGBT Excellence Centre, quoting The Crime and Punishment Database, National Library Wales
  2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/north_east/4548834.stm
  3. http://www.gaywalesguide.co.uk/apps/blog/show/8128057-lgbt-drop-in-centre-now-open-in-wrexham