All Saints Church, Saughall, Chester – Circa 1907

All Saint’s Church, Saughall is built of Ruabon brick at a cost of approximately £2,300, It opened for worship in 1896, but was not consecrated until 1901, by the Bishop Of Chester. As Church its design is quite a modern looking. The photograph below taken before the additions were added around 1910, with a vestre and organ aisle, chancel and central tower complete with a spire.All Saints Church, Saughall, Chester - Circa 1907

Below are two recent images, that show the with the additions, still keeping in character of using the Ruabon red brick, the path leading towards the church is now lined with trees, and compared to the 1907 photograph, the cemetery has now been extended on the right hand side of the church

Images Credited: 1907 – Author Unknown, 2014 – Google Maps, 2012 Image Cestrian


About the_joe_smoe

I started collecting Chester History in 2004 when my father got diagnosed with the terrible illness Alzheimers, i initially started to do family history to try and capture any memories he could recall (i got back to 1610 my wife side of the family & 1724 my side based on his initial recollections), to preserve them for my families future generations, when doing this i found his mind became very active talking about the past. Observing this i started to show old pictures of Chester, and the result was fantastic, he could recall many past scenarios , events, places etc. From this i started to collect all i could about Chester (no expense spared), with the view to try to keep his mind active, i have many pictures, postcards, books, adverts, etc which i would like to share, giving credit to the original authors where possible.
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