Born in 1930 I think I must have one of the earliest memories of the zoo. As I clearly remember being taken in 1935 and having a ride on the elephant.
Forward to the early 1950
My grandad, Allan Squires, had a grocers and adjoining butchers shop on the A41 in Upton, called 'Squires'. He had a van for his business of home deliveries and was asked by Mr M
I was born in 1929, I spent many school holidays at my aunties house in Shotton. On one of my visits she took me on the bus to visit Chester Zoo in the year 1936. I recall seei
My family have lived in Upton-by-Chester for 5 generations. My great grandparents John and Ethel Reevey and my grandparents Harold and Norah Evans lived on Long Lane opposite the
The memory is my mother’s, not mine. Her first job was as a trainee keeper at Chester Zoo. She left school at 14 and was born in 1923, so I am guessing it would have been 1937, b
My Mother , then Beatrice Beck worked for a Mr and Mrs Richard Roberts of Overton Hall Frodsham as a Nanny house maid . Mr Roberts who was a Vet was invited to bring his family f
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