In 1950 I applied at the Zoo for a part time job, even though I was only 14yrs old, 15 beingthe starting age at this time. When I was interviewed I claimed to be 15yrs old. One o
We had a new headteacher at Handbridge Junior School, Chester, with lots of new ideas. One of them was to have a school trip - never done before, due, no doubt to the war years a
My Mum worked in the Zoo in the big house which was the restaurant and she knew Mr Mottershead. she told me about a woman that came into the Restaurant and asked to speak to som
My mother made me a member of Chester Zoo in November 1957. At this time, I used to take my young son to the zoo most days, and he got to know all about the animals. When my moth
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