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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. My family have lived in Upton-by-Chester for 5 generations. My great grandparents John and Ethel Reevey and my grandparents Harold and Norah Evans lived on Long Lane opposite the

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  4. The memory is my mother’s, not mine. Her first job was as a trainee keeper at Chester Zoo. She left school at 14 and was born in 1923, so I am guessing it would have been 1937, b

    First job…
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  6. Right now there are no memories for this category in this decade. Do you have one to share? Please add your memory below.

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