Every year in the late forties and early fifties our dad took us 4 kids to the zoo. I remember riding on Molly the elephant and laughing at the antics of the monkeys. Feeding tim
I remember riding on the elephant around the zoo ,it was a magical experience. On another visit I saw a lady fall into the moat that was around the chimpanzee enclosure.
As a small boy, I clearly remember George Mottershead and another gentlemen paying us a visit at Frodsham in order to buy some iron bars which formerly were part of an outdoor do
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
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 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
My sister and I always attended the children's matinee at the Odeon cinema in Chester on a Saturday morning. Mr Mottershead sometimes brought animals along to show us children An
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