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    As we groove into the 60s the zoo reaches a huge milestone by welcoming one million visitors in a year! George Mottershead wasn’t slowing down either...
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  4. As a 15 year old schoolboy I worked in the holidays and at weekends as a Catering Assistant.During the summer of 1962 I spent most of my time peeling potatoes in a shed in the ya

    Fountain Restau…
  5. I was silver service waitress in the oakfield, we had many TV stars who came to have lunch there. On my very first day,A TV personality named Johhny Morris, who hosted a animal s

    First job…
  6. I remember working as a young keeper in approximately 1968/9 and buying the book "A Zoo Without Bars" when it was first published, signed by the author June Johns and the governo

    I was a junior…
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  8. During mine and my twin sisters childhood the highlight of our School Holidays was going to stay with "Our Auntie Winnie" in Hoole (she always spoil us)! Her husband "Bill Wade"

    PEACOCK FEATHER…
  9. I remember working at the cafe during the school holidays. We worked FTP. 10.00am till "dusk" and Mr Mottershead determined when that was!! Very happy memories of my time there

    Mpila Cafe…
  10. I started working at the zoo in 1964, after a job I had in London as a prison officer. I approached the zoo to see if they had any work, and Miss Howard (George Mottershead's s

    Can I speak to…
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