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!
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
I believe my father Frederick Hawes gave his alligator to the zoo.
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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