In the war for our holidays we used to go to my Aunt Doris's in Upton near Chester. Lying in bed at night I used to hear the lions roar and the screech of the peacocks at the zo
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.
when the family came to Chester for are holiday my nanny Prandle lived in Upton by the zoo. from her back garden we could see every one walking round the zoo also we would go
My father, Henry Mapplebeck was a Merchant Navy Officer sailing between Liverpool and America. On one of his voyages returning to the UK an Albatross landed on the ship, it was
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
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