I was at school at High Walls, Christleton in the war and my best afternoons after school were spent at Chester zoo. My mother used to ride her bicycle with the dog in the front
I remember my mother recalling how difficult it was for the Mottereshead family to obtain sufficient food for the animals during the war. She said that they would collect food t
I remember my rides on the Elephant which used to start outside the house or Restaurant as it was then. Children sat on either side of the elephant and it was always the highlig
My father worked as a contractor at the zoo. He had a small wagon that is on the TV programme Heartbeat, a small Bedford carting ashes from the BICC works in Helsby to make the r
During the war years my father worked for Sewards Central Heating in Chester and I can remember him telling us as children how his company kept the heating on during hard times s
My earliest memory of Chester Zoo was seeing a little white dog in the same enclosure as thelion! It amazed me and I always remember my dad saying they they were good friends!
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