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
I was three years old in 1940 and lived in the village of Upton. When one of my friends had a birthday we were often given 6d to go to the Zoo. We could have a ride on the elepha
Watching "Our Zoo" on T.V. has brought back childhood memories. In 1945 my father was licensee of "The Engine House Tavern" in Boughton. We had served servicemen regularly during
Once we arrived at the Zoo the first stop
was the Aviary.At 7yrs old I had never
seen such exotic birds.It took a lot of
persuation to prise me away.In those
days there was an
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