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    Where it all began - the 1930s. A decade of many milestones! George Mottershead officially opened our gates for the first time in 1931 and in 1934 the zoo was established as a conservation charity.
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  3. Born in 1930 I think I must have one of the earliest memories of the zoo. As I clearly remember being taken in 1935 and having a ride on the elephant. Forward to the early 1950

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  4. My grandad, Allan Squires, had a grocers and adjoining butchers shop on the A41 in Upton, called 'Squires'. He had a van for his business of home deliveries and was asked by Mr M

    Delivering bear…
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